Hear the Archbishop on abortion, Eucharist and politicians this Friday!
to the May 5, 2021 edition of
Just 3 Things,
the weekly social action newsletter of the Office of Human Life & Dignity. This week we focus on Archbishop Cordileone's pastoral letter which was published May 1. If this email was forwarded to you, and you'd like to receive it each week, please
Office of Human Life & Dignity
Archdiocese of San Francisco
BEFORE I FORMED YOU IN THE WOMB I KNEW YOU
A Pastoral Letter on the Human Dignity of the Unborn, Holy Communion, and Catholics in Public Life
was released May 1. This is the first pastoral letter by Archbishop Cordileone and it addresses four main areas: The gravity of the evil of abortion; cooperation in moral evil; the meaning of choosing to receive the Holy Eucharist; and the responsibilities of Catholics in public life.
Read the letter
NEW! This FRIDAY, May 7, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone will discuss his pastoral letter with Patricia Sandoval, EWTN host, speaker, and author of Transfigured.
The FREE event, “Archbishop Cordileone in conversation with Patricia Sandoval” will be 1-2:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Sandoval suffered abortions, homelessness and abuse before finding her way back to the Lord. Sandoval is a woman wounded by abortion and healed. She will host the first Zoom Event to discuss with the Archbishop the topics he addresses in his pastoral letter “
BEFORE I FORMED YOU IN THE WOMB I KNEW YOU:
A Pastoral Letter on the Human Dignity of the Unborn, Holy Communion, and Catholics in Public Life.” Cosponsored by Human Life Action and the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
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On May 2, Archbishop Cordileone offered Mass in Spanish at St. Peter Church in the Mission District of San Francisco.
His homily explaining why he wrote the letter was l
Lorena Rojas has written a blog post, published in Spanish and in English, on the letter and the reaction of the people. (Photo by Dennis Callahan/Archdiocese of San Francisco)
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What's coming up:
May 4 - June 8, 7-8:30 p.m. _ "A Short Course on C.S. Lewis with Dr. Peter Kreeft," an Archdiocesan Online Pastoral Ministry course. Learn more and sign up
May 7 _ "Archbishop Cordileone and Patricia Sandoval in Conversation." 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PDT. Register
on Wednesday, May 5 at 9:00AM