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Reverence For Life

Supporting California’s Families

California Bishops Commit to Working for Better Futures for California's Women, Children, and Families

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Beyond Roe
Life After Roe?
The prospect of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning the Roe decision is exciting to prolife advocates throughout the nation, but what does a post-Roe reality entail?
CSW 2022
Catholic Schools Week
This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”
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Newsom Releases Budget; Synod Listening Sessions
Governor Newsom releases record-setting budget proposal; synodal listening sessions begin in dioceses; Dioceses of Oakland and Santa Rosa celebrate 60th anniversaries; Pope Francis decries politicization of pandemic and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in this week's Insights.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 is “We saw the star in the East, and we came to worship Him” (cf. Mathew 2:2)
Mother and Child
Los Obispos de California se comprometen a trabajar por un futuro mejor para las mujeres, los niños y las familias de California
En este momento trascendental, nosotros, los Obispos de las Diócesis de California, nos comprometemos con una visión para nuestro estado que honra a las mujeres con apoyo que afirma la vida y recursos prácticos para que todas las familias puedan prosperar, y para que ninguna mujer se sienta atrapada en la devastadora decisión de acabar con una vida mediante el aborto.
Poverty Awareness Month
La legislatura de CA ha vuelto; apoye los eventos de vida y justicia
El regreso de la Legislatura de California; el reconocimiento de las señales de la trata de personas; próximos acontecimientos relacionados con la vida; la Diócesis de Stockton celebra 60 años, y enero es el Mes de la Concientización sobre la Pobreza en las Perspectivas de esta semana.

LATEST NEWS

 

Beyond Roe
Life After Roe?
The prospect of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning the Roe decision is exciting to prolife advocates throughout the nation, but what does a post-Roe reality entail?
CSW 2022
Catholic Schools Week
This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”
latest news icon
Newsom Releases Budget; Synod Listening Sessions
Governor Newsom releases record-setting budget proposal; synodal listening sessions begin in dioceses; Dioceses of Oakland and Santa Rosa celebrate 60th anniversaries; Pope Francis decries politicization of pandemic and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in this week's Insights.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 is “We saw the star in the East, and we came to worship Him” (cf. Mathew 2:2)
Mother and Child
Los Obispos de California se comprometen a trabajar por un futuro mejor para las mujeres, los niños y las familias de California
En este momento trascendental, nosotros, los Obispos de las Diócesis de California, nos comprometemos con una visión para nuestro estado que honra a las mujeres con apoyo que afirma la vida y recursos prácticos para que todas las familias puedan prosperar, y para que ninguna mujer se sienta atrapada en la devastadora decisión de acabar con una vida mediante el aborto.
Poverty Awareness Month
La legislatura de CA ha vuelto; apoye los eventos de vida y justicia
El regreso de la Legislatura de California; el reconocimiento de las señales de la trata de personas; próximos acontecimientos relacionados con la vida; la Diócesis de Stockton celebra 60 años, y enero es el Mes de la Concientización sobre la Pobreza en las Perspectivas de esta semana.
St. Junipero Serra & California Missions

From 1769 to 1784, Franciscan missionary Father Junípero Serra traveled up and down California, founding the first nine of California’s 21 missions. Nearly 250 years after Fr. Junípero Serra planted the seeds of Christianity in Alta California, 19 of California’s 21 missions still serve as active Catholic communities and places of worship to serve the religious needs of thousands of Californians.

  • Compendium

    Concerned with the well being of all people and their common good, the Church’s social teachings lay out what is necessary to live a dignified human life in today's world and our joint responsibility to each other to make that happen.

    The social teachings provide principles for reflection, criteria for judgment and guidelines for action.

    Examine the common themes or read the social encyclicals of last 120 years.

  • Pope Francis

    A selection of the writings from His Holiness examine the challenges facing families, our role in promoting human development while caring for our common home and what it means to evangelize in today's world.

  • world in hands

    Cherishing the many natural blessings of the Golden State while expressing growing concern with escalating threats to our world, the Catholic Bishops of California have issued a pastoral statement calling on all people to “contribute to the ecological well-being of our state.”