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Welcome to Saint Mary's Cathedral.

In this sacred place, ancient faith and modern technology combine to create a twenty-first century hymn of praise to Almighty God. Like the great cathedrals of the past, St. Mary's has drawn upon the artistic and engineering genius of its time to shape a gathering place for the Christian assembly. This is a center where the great events in the life of our Church are celebrated. It is a place, too, which is made holy by the prayer of countless visitors who find in the beauty of this church a spiritual oasis in the midst of San Francisco.

Like the Cross itself, St. Mary's Cathedral moves us both vertically and horizontally. As our eyes are drawn upward in the graceful sweep of the cupola, our hearts are lifted up to God. Yet even as we delight in the vast space and play of colored light, the windows open to the City around us,
reminding us of our need to work for the Kingdom of God on earth.

The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption is an artistic and architectural poem evocative of the union between heaven and earth attained for us in Jesus Christ. The balance and simplicity of modern engineering echo the union of human and divine in creation and life. Faith and art combine to create in our contemporary world a worthy heir to the beautiful churches of the past.

 


12-5-17
Tuesday
Archdiocesan
Simbang Gabi 10th Annual
Commissioning Mass
7:30 pm
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12-8-17
Friday
Solemnity of the
Immaculate Conception
of Mary
Holy Day Of Obligation  
Mass Schedule:
Thurs.: 12/7 Vigil Mass 6:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am & 12:10 pm









12-8-17
Saturday
Cruzada Guadalupana
Pilgrimage 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
2:00 pm Mass
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12-10-17
Sunday
Advent Lessons and Carols
4:00 pm

Cathedral Choir and St. Mark's Lutheran Choir






12-12-17
Tuesday
Feast Day of
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Mañanitas 4:00 am -6:00 am
6:00 am Spanish Mass
7:30 am English Mass
12:10 pm English Mass
7:00 pm Bilingual Mass
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12-16-17
Saturday
Cathedral Clean-Up Day
9:00 am
- 1:00 pm
Lunch provided to all volunteers
Call 567-2020 Ext.212 to volunteer






12-17-17
Sunday
Cookies and Carols
7:00pm Concert and dessert reception in
St. Francis Hall
$20 per person
$10 children & seniors
Call 567-2020 Ext.233 for tickets









12-17-17
Sunday
Blessing of Expectant Parents at All Masses
7:30 am Mass
9:00 am Gregorian Chant Mass

11:00 am Solemn Mass
1:00 pm Misa en Español









12-24-17
Sunday
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Sunday Mass Schedule:
7:30 am Mass
9:00 am Gregorian Chant Mass
11:00 am Solemn Mass
1:00 pm Misa en Español

Christmas Eve Masses
5:00 pm Caroling
5:30 pm Christmas Vigil Mass
11:30 pm Caroling
12:00 am Midnight Mass
Archbishop Cordileone,
Principal Celebrant










12-25-17
Monday
Christmas Day
9:00 am Gregorian Chant Mass

11:00 am Solemn Mass
Archbishop Cordileone,
Principal Celebrant
1:00 pm Misa en Español

The Cathedral will close
after the 1:00 pm Mass.







12-31-17
Sunday
New Year's Eve
Sunday Mass Schedule:
7:30 am Mass
9:00 am Gregorian Chant Mass
11:00 am Solemn Mass
1:00 pm Misa en Español









1-1-18
Monday
New year's Day
Solemnity of Mary,
Mother of God
NOT a Holy Day of Obligation
this year
8:00 am Mass
The Cathedral will close
after the 1:00 pm Mass.



1-5-18
Friday
First Friday Adoration of
the Blessed Sacrament
8am - 5:00 pm


1-5-18
Friday

"Strength for the Journey"
Free Support Group
for People with
Lifethreating Illnesses
First Fridays
1pm-2:30 pm, Msgr. Bowe Rm.








1-7-18
Sunday
Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord
Regular Sunday Masses:
Sat., 1/6: 5:30 pm Vigil Mass
7:30 am, 9 am and 11:00 am
1:00 pm Spanish Mass
4:00 pm Epiphany Lessons and Carols



mass schedule
community info
contact us
Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – Chapel
12:10 p.m. – Main Cathedral

Saturday
8:00 a.m. –Chapel
5:30 p.m. (Vigil Mass) – Organ and Cantor

Sunday
7:30 a.m. – Organ and Cantor
9:00 a.m. (Gregorian Chant) – Schola Cantorum
11:00 a.m. – Cathedral Choir (Choir on vacation July and August)
1:00 p.m. (Español) – Coro Hispano

Call parish office for special schedule on
religious and federal holidays.

Confessions
Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Saturday: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Weekly Bulletins
PDF iconView and download weekly bulletins for parish and community information.

Cathedral Viewing Times
We are open everyday from the first mass until 5:00 p.m.
Please note: Touring is not allowed during mass times.

Tours
When available, Docents are on duty in the Cathedral Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday after Masses. The Docent Program also offers special tours and a school program. Schedule a tour by calling 415-567-2020 Ext. 207.

Events Center, Reception
Host your wedding, conference or special event at St. Mary's.

1111 Gough St.,
San Francisco, CA 94109
Telephone: 415-567-2020
FAX: 415-567-2040
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