(415) 468-3434

1122 Jamestown Ave San Francisco CA United States 94124

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St. Paul of the Shipwreck

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December Events

12th Annual Simbang Gabi Commissioning Mass & Fellowship
Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30 pm

The Filipino Ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco presents the Simbang Gabi Commissioning Mass and Parol Blessing held at Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will be the main celebrant. Reception after mass at Patrons' Hall (lower level of the Cathedral).

For more info, contact Deacon Ven Garcia at vengarcia@yahoo.com.

Our Lady of Guadalupe
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Our Lady of Guadalupe is an annual celebration that includes participation of the choir, Aztec dancers, mariachi musicians and our children during the Offertory Procession. A procession of flags of the different countries is included in the gathering procession. The Youth Group reenacts the Apparitions of the Virgin of Guadalupe before or after Mass.

Advent Reconciliation/Reflection
Saturday, December 14, 2019

St. Elizabeth Church

459 Somerset Street

San Francisco, CA 94134

(Park in side the School Yard)

Presider: Fr. Michael Rocha

9:00 am Hospitality in the Church Vestibule

9:30 am Reconciliation Service:

Followed by Individual Confession

11:45 am Complimentary Lunch in Cantwell Hall

Christmas/New Year's
Holiday Schedule

Christmas Eve Recital 7:00pm 
Christmas Eve Mass 8:00pm 
Christmas Day Bilingual Mass 9:30am
New Years Day 9:30am bilingual


Upcoming Events

We encourage our church family to get together outside of worship times. Our church offers a range of social, learning and volunteer events that help strengthen our members as individuals and as a community.

Image by Danielle Cerullo
Blood pressure reader
Hands Up

Get your Zumba on with our very own Myrna Bulos! Classes are held every Monday from 6:30-7:30p in the Eunice Willette Room. Be prepared to dance, sweat and have an amazing time!

In an attempt to promote the physical health and well-being of our parishioners and guests, we offer free blood pressure checks every third Sunday of the month in the Eunice Willette Room following the 10:45 AM Gospel Mass.

Is someone close to you incarcerated? Find comfort and community in our Restorative Justice Support 
Group. Meetings are every third Thursday of the month in the FRANCIS Center starting at 6:30 pm.


Prayer Schedule


Sunday Service

5:00 PM Saturday (Vigil Mass) 

7:00 AM Sunday Mass (English) 

8:30 AM Sunday Mass (Spanish)

10:45 AM Sunday - Gospel Mass 

1:00 PM Last Sunday of the Month - Igbo Mass

Weekday Service

7:15 AM Mass in Friary Chapel, Tuesday - Friday


Our Community

St. Paul of the Shipwreck is open to worshippers of all ages and backgrounds. We lead our congregation in worship, deepening the connection to God, understanding the teachings of Christ, and ultimately to a vibrant faith.

We have a long, proud history of serving the people of San Francisco. Through the dedication of our leadership, staff members and volunteers, we are committed to the teachings of Jesus Christ, and are here to spread His message. Contact us today to find out more about becoming part of the St. Paul of the Shipwreck community.


“This is my story... This is my song.”

-Blessed Assurance


Contact Us

1122 Jamestown Ave San Francisco CA United States 94124

(415) 468-3434