Mass Times

Saturday:
5:15 pm - English
 
Sunday Mass:
9:00 am - English
10:30 am - French
12:15 pm - English
 
 Weekday Masses:
7:00 am Monday - Friday

* When the time comes, please watch this video to understand the new guidelines for attending Mass. *

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Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration, followed by Benediction, takes place from 10:00am - 12:00pm on the first Friday of every month.

This Week's Bulletin

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566 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Closed 12:00 pm-12:45 pm)

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 415-397-0113

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"The daily 3 Minute Retreat is a short prayer break at your computer that can give you 24 hours of peace."
- Loyola Press


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Parish News

Bal de Paris 2021
Purchase your tickets now for this year's Bal de Paris - Nuit de Lumières - to be held on Saturday, November 6, at the Ecole Notre Dame des Victoires in San Francisco. Please go to www.ndvbal.com for more information. This major fundraiser supports the school and church in significant areas of operation.  Attire will be formal and white ensembles are strongly encouraged. Much thanks and appreciation goes to chairpersons Tina Phan and Heather Cassady for all of their work leading up the event.

Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession:
If you would like to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession, please call the rectory to make an appointment.
 

ATTENTION PARISHIONERS & THOSE INTERESTED IN BECOMING PARISHIONERS!

Parishioners are asked to fill out a Registration Update Form. We are in the process of renewing our Parish Membership Roster. If you are interesting in joining the parish or if you are presently a member, we ask that all fill out a form so that we are able to make necessary changes. Forms are located at the entrance of the church or can be accessed via the link below. Thanks for your cooperation!

Parishioner Registration/Update


~ YOUNG FRENCH ADULTS! ~

Come and join a group of young adults living in the Bay Area! It is not always easy or exciting to go to mass in a foreign country, or to go alone, this group meets before the 10:30 am mass to attend mass together and then have lunch. 
 
Every two weeks, we plan a Bible Study group, where we can share thoughts on the Evangile of the upcoming Sunday's mass, while sharing dinner.
Everyone speaks French! French natives are welcome to join us! 
 
Rejoins nous !

What if....

"... I am unbaptized but want to grow spiritually in my life."
"... I have a different faith background but want to learn
what Catholics believe and why."
"... I am a baptized Catholic but never made my First Holy
Communion and/or Confirmation."

 

..... we would love to assist you in your faith journey through an exciting and deeply enriching process in the Catholic Church called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.). RCIA is for those who are seeking a better relationship with God, who are looking for more information about Catholic Christianity, or who are seeking to grow in their spiritual or Sacramental life. The RCIA process welcomes the unbaptized person to the family of Jesus Christ. Sessions are informal and comfortable opportunities to explore the Catholic faith with presentations, discussions, and fellowship.

Explore the faith without obligation & contact Rev. Juan Gonzalez to learn more!
[email protected]

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Saint of the Day

St. Callistus I: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 14, 2021

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Bishop Barron

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