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History of the Archdiocese of San Francisco
September 5, 2019
The history of Catholicism in California, including the San Francisco Archdiocese is very old, rich, and interesting.
By 1884, the Catholic Church was firmly established in San Francisco and northern California, with the tremendous help from women religious from Dominican Sisters, Notre Dame de Namur Sisters, Sisters of Charity, Presentation Sisters, Mercy Sisters, and the homegrown Sisters of the Holy Family.
Meanwhile, the priests of the Jesuit, Dominican, Salesian, Paulist, and Franciscan religious orders of men were prominent in the expansion of parochial and educational institutions of the Archdiocese
More detailed information is available by going to the Archdiocese of San Francisco official website.(Go back to the Home page on this website, and you will find the post, “History of the Archdiocese of San Francisco”)