Personal Prayer, Sacraments & Communal Celebrations

Church Schedule

Church open for prayer 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For some resources for personal prayer, please click here:

Office Schedule

Office open for business 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m weekdays.
Please check the calendar
here for special schedule days, such as holiday closings.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Other times by appointment. For more information on this sacrament, please click here.

Sacrament of Baptism

For children: Sundays at 1:00 p.m. by appointment. Please call the rectory: 415 922.1010

Parents will need to contact the church in sufficient time for one meeting with a parish priest before the Baptism,  as well as to attend the Baptismal Catechesis class. Both parents must participate in both the meeting and the class.  For more information, please click here.

Baptism for adults: The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) begins in early September and continues through Pentecost. Please contact the parish office for more information. 415 922.1010

First Communion & First Reconciliation

Parents of children wishing to receive First Communion or First Reconciliation who are not enrolled in a Catholic elementary school please contact the pastor at 415.922.1010 to make arrangements.

Sacrament of Marriage

Active registered members of the parish need to contact one of the priests at least six months prior to the desired date. This is true even for weddings being celebrated elsewhere. For more information, please click here: to schedule, please call the rectory: 415 922.1010

Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick

In emergency, at any time. If not an emergency, call one of the parish priests if the sick person is at home. If not, call the hospital chaplain. If able to come to the church, there is a communal celebration of the Sacrament of Anointing the third Sunday of each month immediately after the 10 am Mass. Please check the calendar here. For more information on the sacrament, and its celebration at SVdP SF, click here.

Discerning a Vocation

If you think you are called to be a priest, sister, or brother, please contact the Archdiocese of San Francisco’s Vocations Office:

phone: 415.614.5683, or click here: , or write the Vocation Director here:

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