Old Saint Mary’s + Holy Family Chinese Mission is...
a welcoming missionary Roman Catholic church led by the Paulist Fathers for over one hundred years! Our church, a historic landmark, is located at the intersection of Chinatown and the financial district, near downtown San Francisco, California. Make us part of your life today!
Learn more about our exciting and diverse parish! Learn more about the Paulist Fathers. And visit their sister site, Busted Halo!
Saint Mary’s Catholic School
Interested in Catholic education? Saint Mary's Catholic School is a Catholic elementary school an accredited by the Archdiocese of San Francisco, Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA), and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). St. Mary’s offers a strong academic program, value based education, computer learning, Mandarin classes, after school study program, athletics and other activitiest, after care programs. We are conveniently located near downtown and the financial district! Low tuition for grades Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades. Pre-school opening in 2014! Call 415-929-4691 to make arrangement for a tour of the school or for further information.
We are now accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year. View our video now, or visit the St. Mary's Chinese Catholic School website today to learn more!
News + Events
Christmas Schedule 2014
Make Old Saint Mary's and Holy Family Chinese Mission part of your Christmas celebration. Join us Wednesday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) at the 5:00 PM Vigil Mass. Join us at 11:00PM Christmas Eve for a Christmas Concert & Carols immediately followed by Christmas Midnight Mass at 12AM Christmas Day. Join us for Christmas Day Masses at 8:00AM, 9:15AM, and 11:15AM (Bi-lingual Unity Mass). Merry Christmas from our parish to you!
Church Office Closure 12/25 & 12/26
will be closed on Thursday, December 25th & Friday December 26th. Have a Blessed Christmas!
Paulist Center Bookstore: Get Ready for Advent and Christmas!
The Paulist Center has fabulous items for last minute Christmas shopping! Come visit us and see: we are around the corner from Old St. Mary's at 614 Grant Avenue. Special Holiday Schedule: December 24 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, December 25, closed, December 31 - 11:00am to 5:00pm, January 1 closed. Merry Christmas!
Like Old Saint Mary's on Facebook!
Old Saint Mary's now has a Facebook page. Come check us out for photos, updates and more!
RITE of CHRISTIAN INITIATION (RCIA) 11/14
Are you or anyone you know thinking about becoming Catholic? If so, Old St. Mary’s/Holy Family Chinese Mission will begin its RCIA process (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) in early October. For more information on the RCIA contact Fr. Bart Landry, CSP at 415-288-3800.
Catholic Wedding at Old Saint Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco
Getting married in 2015? Old Saint Mary's is the perfect location for your Catholic wedding! Remember, the Catholic Church requires at least 6 months for marriage preparation! Sign up for one of the 2015 Saturday for Engaged Couples workshops on Jan. 24, March 21, May 16, July 18, Sept. 19 & Nov.14; or look into holding your San Francisco Catholic wedding at Old Saint Mary's Cathedral!
New Sunday Mass Times!
We've changed our Sunday mass schedule! We still have the 5PM Vigil Mass on Saturday, but on Sundays our schedule is as follows: 8:00AM, 9:15AM (Contemporary music), 10:15AM (Mass in Chinese), and 11:15AM (Choir). See you at one of our new mass times soon!
Senior Grocery Program: Volunteers Needed!
Volunteers are needed for The Senior Grocery program which operates Monday through Thursday here at Old St. Mary’s Cathedral from 9:00AM to 12:00PM. If you are interested, please contact us at 415-288-3800.
Noontime Concerts: Tuesdays
Old Saint Mary's is proud to present Noontime Concerts: join us every Tuesday at 12:30PM for live music. For more information, visit noontimeconcerts.org. Suggested donation of $5. All are welcome.
Martin de Porres Dinners
Every third Sunday of the month Old St. Mary’s parishioners prepare and serve a meal for the poor at San Francisco’s St. Martin de Porres Dining Room. For more information, please call us at 415-288-3800. If you wish to contribute money to purchase food (600-700 meals are served), donations are gratefully accepted at the Paulist Center Bookstore. Thank you for your support!
The Old Cathedral of Saint Mary
of the Immaculate Conception: The Parish of Old Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Holy Family Chinese Mission, and St. Mary's Catholic School and Catholic Center. A Roman Catholic Ministries of the Paulist Fathers.
660 California Street
San Francisco, California 94108
phone: (415) 288-3800
fax: (415) 288-3838
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Wed., Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve)
5:00 PM Vigil Mass
11:00PM Christmas Concert & Carols
Thurs., December 25 (Christmas Day)
Christmas Midnight Mass, 12AM
Christmas Day Masses: 8:00AM, 9:15AM, 11:15AM Bi-lingual Mass
Weekdays: 7:30AM, 12:05PM
Saturday: 12:05PM, 5PM Vigil
9:15AM (Contemporary Music)
10:15AM (Chinese Mass)
11:15AM (Choir Mass)
Holy Days: 7:30AM; 12:05PM; 5:15PM
Monday and Wednesday-Saturday: after 12:05PM Mass
Or by appointment anytim
Weddings and Sacraments:
Old Saint Mary's and Holy Family is a perfect location for your San Francisco Catholic wedding ceremony! Please see our wedding pages for more details. For other sacraments, including Baptisms and Sacrament of the Sick, please see our Sacraments page or call (415) 288-3800 for more information.