Groups & Activities

Comunidad de Base

A Hispanic prayer group that meets on Saturdays from 12-3 pm to pray and to reflect on the work of God.


Concilio Hispano

The Concilio Hispano is an umbrella organization for all Hispanic groups. Organizations are represented on the Council by officers of the various Hispanic Parish groups. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 pm..

Environment Committee / Liturgical Decoration

Decoration of the church for the liturgical seasons and Holy Days. Volunteers are always needed and welcome.


The Inmaculada Conception organization was formed at Mission Dolores in 1964. The organization perpetuates the Nicaraguan tradition of the Novena and “Griteria” celebrated on December 7th and 8th. Meetings are held every first Saturday of the month in the Parish Hall after the 12 noon Mass.

Maintenance Ministry

A group of volunteers who render their services for the upkeep and maintenance on the entire Mission Dolores facility. Carpenters, plumbers, electricians, contractors and painters needed.

San Martin de Porres

The San Martin de Porres organization holds many fundraising events during the year to support the San Martin de Porres celebration in November. Meetings held every Tuesday at the Mullholland room. New members are welcome.

Senor de los Milagros

El Señor de los Milagros is a large organization that honors and celebrates Señor de los Milagros, Patron Saint of Peru. Their many fundraising efforts are to support the annual special mass held on the third week of October and to help sustain the needs of the poor children of Peru. New members are welcome.

Sunday Hospitality

An informal gathering held in Parish Hall/Auditorium after Mass where parishioners come to share friendship and to connect with one another. Refreshments are served. Volunteers are always welcome to bring food, set up, and clean up.

Sociedad Guadalupana

The Guadalupana organization was founded at Mission Dolores in 197 2under the auspices of Bishop Norman F. McFarland, then pastor of Mission Dolores Basilica.
The major event of the organization is the Mananitas Mass in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the morning of December 12 at 5:00 am. The Bishop usually presides at this Mass, and music is provided by a group of mariachis, according to the Mexican tradition. Also, as part of this tradition, only roses are used to decorate the church and thousands of rose petals are dropped from the cupola one hundred fifty feet above the congregation. The Mass is followed by a breakfast of Mexican tamales, hot chocolate, and sweet rolls.

Sociedad Guadalupana


This major event is preceded by several Sociedad fund raising social events throughout the year including a Spaghetti Dinner in June and a Halloween Dance in October. Other fund raising efforts include bus tour trips to Reno and Lake Tahoe. Please see website and the weekly Sunday church bulletin for more details on these events throughout the year.

Meetings are held the first Sunday of the month after the 12 noon Mass. All are welcome.

For more information contact the Rectory at (415) 621-8203.