Video of Archbishop Cordileone’s Installation Mass

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When the time for the homily was reached, Archbishop Cordileone began with the words “Francis, rebuild my house,” and recounted the challenges the church had faced at the time of St. Francis. He noted that the command was to “rebuild,” not to build something new, and that the foundation of the Church are always sound.  Francis “…didn’t make a new church, he repaired the old one. He built upon it.”  He noted that Francis’ answer to the trouble of his time was holiness. The Archbishop stressed that the rebuilding of the house of God always begins with each member of the Church rebuilding him or her self—turning back to God. He spoke from his own experience, including his recent arrest for driving under the influence: “God has always had a way of putting me in my place,” he said. “With the last episode in my life, God has outdone Himself.” His Excellency urged a renewal of devotion: Eucharistic adoration, frequent confession, and especially daily prayer of the rosary…

Archdiocese of SF on USTREAM: Archdiocese of San Francisco Special Events Broadcast. Katholisch.

One thought on “Video of Archbishop Cordileone’s Installation Mass

  1. Thanks, Bill — I just now watched the footage of the Archbishop’s remarks. I’m hoping we’ll be able to work with him and whoever he chooses to run the family life office.


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