OSMOld Saint Mary's Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Church, San Francisco, California. The Old Cathedral of St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception. Run by the Paulist Fathers. A historic landmark in CA
Old Saint Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco: Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in the cathedral
Old Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral; a historic landmark in San Francisco, California, near downtown and Chinatown
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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 activities and 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 2015-16 school year. View our video now, or visit the St. Mary's Chinese Catholic School website today to learn more!

News + Events

Ash Wednesday 2/18/2015
Please join Old St. Mary’s Cathedral & Holy Family Chinese Mission for Ash Wednesday, February 18, 2015. There will be a distribution of ashes at each service. Mass will be held at 7:30AM, 12:05PM, 5:15PM at Old Saint Mary's, with a Word Service & Distribution of Ashes at 3PM. We will also hold Word Services with Distribution of Ashes at The Bently Reserve Building, 301 Battery Street, San Francisco in the Financial District at 11:45AM & 12:15PM.

Statement of Donation for 2014
If you would like a Statement of your Donations to Old St. Mary’s Cathedral during 2014, please contact Ms. Julie Todd at 415-288-3809.

Feast of St Blaise & Blessing of Throats 2/3/2015
Join us Tuesday, February 3, 2015 for the Feast of St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr. There will be the traditional Blessing of Throats after the 7:30 am. & 12:05 pm Masses.

Friendship Banquet 2/17/2015
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, February 17, 2015 at the Old First Presbyterian Church, 1751 Sacramento St. corner of Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco. Everyone who has a reservation is also living with HIV, many are homeless or live in temporary housing. Nice tablecloths and cloth napkins on round tables that seats eight or ten with real plates and glasses. Guests are warmly greeted at the door. To volunteer and help prepare the 3-course meal, please come at 12:30PM at the church’s kitchen. Meals are served at 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contactus at 415-288-3800.

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!

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!

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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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Christmas Schedule
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
Sunday Masses:
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
Saturday: 4:00-4:30PM
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.