St. Mary’s Cathedral’s (San Francisco) 1st Mass in the Extraordinary Form

In celebration of the 14th anniversary of the publication of Pope Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum, St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco will host the first public Traditional Latin Mass since the current Cathedral opened in 1971. The Mass in the Extraordinary Form with organ will take place on July 7, 2021, at 3:00pm, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe with Fr. John Chung as celebrant. St Mary’s Cathedral is located at 1111 Gough St, San Francisco CA 94118.

Everyone is welcome. To reserve a seat, please call the Star of the Sea Parish in San Francisco: 415-751-0450 or email Juan Carlos, Star of the Sea Parish Sacristan, at

SF TLMS YouTube Channel – subscribers needed

We have successfully live streamed our Masses in the Extraordinary Form on both Facebook and YouTube platforms for the past couple of Sundays. The next live stream mass is scheduled this coming Passion Sunday (March 29, 2020 – at 2:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time) and can be viewed on this YouTube link – – as well as on our Facebook page ( ).

As we continue to make use of live broadcasts to share with you our Masses during these difficult times, we would like to ask, in your kindness, to consider subscribing to our YouTube channel – – as this gives us an opportunity to use better video equipment for our live stream masses. Simply click on the ‘subscribe’ button. As a major online video platform, YouTube requires a minimum of 1,000 subscribers to be able to stream using a much better quality recording device. We currently have 800 subscribers, so we are just short of 200 subscriptions. Thank you for your kind consideration and please be assured that you all are remembered in our prayers and masses.

God keep, sustain and fortify you all as we continue our Lenten journey!

Live Stream Mass starting March 22, Laetare Sunday

There remains much uncertainty on the availability of public masses across the US and in other countries, as the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic rages on, leaving the faithful not much choice but to rely on live streaming of private masses of priests. In light of current circumstances, we will start to live stream our weekly Traditional Latin Masses starting this Sunday, Laetare Sunday, on March 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Depending on good internet connection, we hope to make it available for viewing either on our Facebook page ( and/or on our YouTube channel ( Please feel free to share to friends and family!

EF Rorate Masses in the San Francisco Bay Area

Missa Rorate – “Simbang Gabi” – Christmas Novena Masses
December 16 – 24, 2019 (6:00AM except Sundays 5:15AM)
St. Margaret Mary – 1219 Excelsior Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
Reception following after Mass at the Father Kozina Hall

Rorate Solemn High Mass
December 14, 2019 (5:00 AM)
Cathedral of St. Eugene
2323 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa CA 95405

Rorate Mass
December 14, 2019 (6:00 AM)
St. Stephen the First Martyr (FSSP)
5461 44th Street, Sacramento, CA

Reminder: Solemn High Requiem Mass this Saturday (November 16) at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA

Just a gentle reminder of our upcoming Solemn High Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin Mass) to take place this Saturday, November 16, 2019 (10:00 AM), at the Holy Cross Mausoleum, Holy Cross Cemetery – 1500 Mission Road, Colma, CA 94014. We have included a map of the cemetery below as a point of reference. Please invite your family and friends!

Fr. Magin Catala Death Anniversary – EF High Mass on Nov. 22, 2019 at Mission Santa Clara

The annual Traditional Latin High Mass for the Feast of St. Cecilia and marking the death anniversary of Fr. Magin Catala, O.F.M. (the “Holy Man of Santa Clara”) will take place on November 22, 2019 (Friday), 6:30 PM, at the Mission Santa Clara (Santa Clara University – 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA). Celebrant would be Canon Raphael Ueda, with Canon Jean-Marie Moreau as the homilist.

TLM for the Dedication of the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Savior – Church of the Nativity (November 9, 2019 at 9AM)

On November 9, 2019 (9AM), the Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be offered for the Feast of the Dedication of the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Savior, at the Church of the Nativity (210 Oak Grove Ave., Menlo Park, CA). Everyone is invited!

EF Mass for the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Chapel, SF (Aug. 22)

All are invited to the Mass for the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin Mass) on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The celebrant is Father John Chung. The Sisters of Perpetual Adoration will be singing prayerful Gregorian chants for this Missa Cantata that would also include the beautiful Ave Maria and the Ave Maris Stella.

The Perpetual Adoration Chapel is located at 771 Ashbury Street, San Francisco, CA. Visit their website here – For inquiries about the sisters and their community, please contact Mother Rosalba at 415-566-2743.