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
Happy Independence Day 7/4/2014
July 4, 2014 is Independence Day! There will only be one Mass that day at 7:30AM. Please note the time! The church offices and the bookstore will be closed. We wish you a safe and enjoyable Independence Day!
Bundle Sunday, July 12 & 13, 2014
The St. Vincent de Paul Conference of Old St. Mary’s / Holy Family invites you to participate in our Bundle Sunday Weekend. Please donate basic household items – pots, pans, towels, full & twin sheets, blankets (all sizes) flatwares, cooking utensils, & small plastic containers. Donations will be accepted at the Paulist Center Bookstore, 614 Grant Ave. (at California), Saturday, July 12 & Sunday, July 13. For further information contact us at 415-288-3800. Thanks for your help.
Friendship Banquet 7/22/2014
The St. Vincent de Paul conference of Old St. Mary’s & Holy Family will support the Friendship Banquet again by preparing and serving meals Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Old First Presbyterian Church, 1751 Sacramento St. in San Francisco. The Friendship Banquet is a homemade meal served to guests to men and women living with HIV; many are homeless or live in temporary housing. To volunteer please come at 12:30PM at the church’s kitchen. Meals are served at 5:00PM. For more information, please contact us at 415-288-3800.
Paulist Center Bookstore: Sale!
The Paulist Center is having a sale on select books, up to 50% off! Visit us at 614 Grant (around the corner from Old Saint Mary's) and check the sale and great gifts for Easter, First Communions, and Confirmations!
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 2014 Saturday for Engaged Couples workshops to be held on January 18, March 1, May 17, July 12, September 13 & Nov. 8; 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
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.