A Message to the People of God Concerning the Coronovirus Epidemic From Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone March 17, 2020 "...For the time being, and until further notice, there will be no public celebration of Mass.

 

Prayer during the Covid-19 Pandemic

United with our Holy Father Pope Francis, let us pray in solidarity for our brothers and sisters here and around the world who are sick. Let us pray for those who have lost loved ones to this virus. May God console them and grant them peace.

We pray also for doctors, nurses, and caregivers, for public health officials and all civic leaders. May God grant them courage and prudence as they seek to respond to this emergency with compassion and in service to the common good.

Let us offer our troubles up to God and put our faith in His unending love of us…and ask "all the faithful to seek together the maternal intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe."

Let us end with Psalm 57:1: Have mercy on me, God, have mercy on me. In you I seek refuge. In the shadow of your wings I seek refuge till harm pass by.

Archdiocese News

Since March 19, California has been living under Executive Order N-33-20 requiring all residents to stay home except for those working in defined “critical infrastructure,” and requiring all people at all times to practice social distancing.  To help Catholics understand the impact of this directive on parish life and Catholic practice, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has issued a series of messages to the people of the Archdiocese. His messages, and other important documents, can be found on the website sfarch.org/

Live Stream Masses 

We have learned of 15 parishes that are livestreaming Masses. Click on the link for more information. sfarch.org/livestreams

The Archdiocese of San Francisco – Restorative Justice Ministry is conducting a Rosary and Community Prayer extended through Sunday April 12, in protection and defeat of the corona virus – Covid-19 crisis.

JOIN US IN PRAYER:

Note:

Please dial in 15 minutes before 7:00 p.m. Starting tonight join us by calling 1 (650) 480-1978, no access code, or via the web at Rosary Rally Teleconferencing.

We ask that you please register:

·         Text your name to 415 244-5594 or email escobarj@sfarch.org

·         Join our Rosary Rally Contact Group

The teleconference capacity is for the first 100 people who join first.  The same number will be used for the Rosary with Archbishop J. Cordileone, Sunday March 22, 2020.  See further instructions at the end of this email.  


Friday March 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Rosary Leader: Sister Jean Evans, RSM, Sisters of Mercy, Burlingame, CA

Saturday March 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  Español / Spanish

Rosary Leader: Elsa Melgar-Carrillo of Mi Familia en Cristo Catholic Radio Hour

 

Sunday March 22, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  
Rosary Leader: Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone

Dial in 20 minutes before 7:00 p.m. 1 (650) 480-1978, no access code. Or join via the web at Rosary Rally Teleconferencing.

 

·         Monday March 23, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Carol McMackin,  Catholic Volunteer Minister serving at SF Juvenile Justice Center, San Dimas Community Restorative Justice Ministry  

·         Tuesday March 24, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Jose Betancourt, St. Francis of Assisi, East Palo Alto, CA

·         Wednesday March 25, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Hermes Ford, St. Anthony Church, Novato, CA

·         Thursday March 26, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Pastor, Fr. Lawrence Goode, St Francis of Assisi, East Palo Alto, CA

·         Friday March 27, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: David Marten, Catholic Volunteer Minister serving at SF and Marin County Jails

·         Saturday March 28, 2020, Rosary in Spanish

o   Rosary Leader: Pastor, Rev. Frank Tinajero, St. Patrick’s Church, Los Angeles, CA

·         Sunday March 29, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Monday March 30, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Pastor, Fr. Mike Quinn, St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Sausalito, CA

·         Tuesday March 31, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Wednesday April 01, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Fr. Lawrence Goode, St Francis of Assisi, East Palo Alto, CA

·         Thursday April 02, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Friday April 03, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Pastor, Fr. Mike Quinn, St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Sausalito, CA

·         Saturday April 04, 2020 – Rosary in Spanish

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Sunday April 05, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Monday April 06, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Tuesday April 07, 2020

·         Wednesday April 08, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Thursday April 09, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Friday April 10, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         April 11, 2020 – Rosary in Spanish

o   Rosary Leader: Open

·         Sunday April 12, 2020

o   Rosary Leader: Open

INSTRUCTIONS:


1) We ask that you go to a place where there is no background noise, please, please, please. 

2) Call the number provided above 15 minutes before start time – capacity is for 100 people who join first.  

3) We ask that you please register:

·         Text your name to 415 244-5594 or email escobarj@sfarch.org

·         Join our Rosary Rally Contact Group

 

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