Welcome to the San Francisco Guild of the Catholic Medical Association

In order to grow in our understanding of the moral and ethical principles of our Catholic Faith. We seek to engage and live our call to holiness, to grow in our love of God, and to support one another as faithful Catholics.

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Welcome, Catholic physicians and medical professionals!

Advent Preaching Series with Fr. Jonathan Kalisch, OP

The Archdiocese of San Francisco will be hosting an Advent Preaching Series in December (13, 14, 15, 17) as part of the Archdiocesan Year of the National Eucharistic Revival. Fr. Jonathan Kalisch, OP is the keynote speaker. He is the director of Chaplains and Spiritual Development for the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in New Haven, Connecticut.  Most recently, he has been assisting with pastoral and humanitarian work at the KofC Mercy Centers sponsored by the Ukraine Solidarity Aid Fund for war refugees at the Polish-Ukraine border.

Dates, locations, and full speaker bio are available at www.sfarch.org/eucharistic-revival.

Mass and Blessing for Catholic Medical Professionals

Friday October 14th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Mater Dolorosa Church, 307 Willow Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080 (click here for map)

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone invites all faithful to attend a Mass invoking the Holy Spirit to provide His guidance and protection on the caring hands of medical professionals.

After Mass, the archbishop will also impart a special apostolic blessing to all medical professionals in attendance.

For visitors interested in learning more about the San Francisco Guild of the Catholic Medical Association, please send us a message through our Contact Page


Michel Accad, MD
SF Guild President

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