Author Archives: Pat

Watermark Founders in CCD

Yes, that’s right. Our founders, Gene and Hank, were some of the first students in our CCD (now CM) program. Here is a three minute audio clip of them reading in a class taught by our first chaplain, Fr. Thornton, … Continue reading

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Boxers & Saints

Gene Yang, one of Watermark’s founders, has a new book out called Boxers & Saints. ┬áHere is the blurb on Amazon: China, 1898. Bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has … Continue reading

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Fr. Benigno Beltran

Hi Watermark! I wanted to share a little more about Fr. Ben, who celebrated English Mass with us this past Sunday. He is a priest with the Divine Word Missionaries and spent over three decades serving the “scavenger” community at … Continue reading

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Fr. O on TVHS

Did you know that a few weeks ago, Fr. O was on TVHS‘ Bay Area Lifestyle program? This is a good opportunity for you to practice your Chinese comprehension as Fr. O shares about his upbringing, vocation, ministry in Taiwan, … Continue reading

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Archbishop Cordileone’s Defense of Marriage

Archbishop Cordileone is the archbishop of San Francisco. In this interview with USA Today, he makes a pastoral case defending marriage. ‘To legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers … Continue reading

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