Welcome to Mission Dolores Basilica Parish

CENTENNIAL PIANO CONCERT FRIDAY FEBRUARY 9TH, 7:30 P.M.

Please Remember Our Parish Family When Considering A Year-end Gift 2017

Thank you! Your generosity has been a blessing to Mission Dolores Basilica Church throughout this past year. Your continued support allows us to help our church family, spread God's Word throughout the world and maintain our church’s facilities.
 
As you begin year-end tax planning, take advantage of the charitable tax deduction for gifts made before December 31 and consider the variety of gift options available to you. Your gift to our parish can make a great difference to us and help you as well. ONLINE GIVING is a convenient way to make your gift to Mission Dolores Basilica and parish.

"As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” - 1 Peter 4:10-11

 

Donate to the 2018 Archdiocesan Annual Appeal

 

Our Church

Brief history: Mission Dolores has always had a central place in the religious, civic, and cultural life of San Francisco.  Misión San Francisco de Asís was founded June 29, 1776, under the direction of Father Junipero Serra and is both the oldest original intact Mission in California and the oldest building in San Francisco.  Today, the Mission Dolores Parish comprises both the Basilica and the Old Mission.

True to its origins, the Basilica Parish of Mission Dolores reflects the remarkable diversity and vibrancy of modern San Francisco.  Located at the crossroads of the City's Mission District, Castro District, the Lower Haight, Noe Valley, and Upper Market Street neighborhoods, Mission Dolores parishioners come from an enormous array of cultures, places, and backgrounds to worship together.

The Old Mission's religious, historic, and architectural significance makes it a unique and memorable destination for visitors to San Francisco.  We welcome all to come visit the birthplace of San Francisco.  For Old Mission visitor information, please click here.

We invite you to explore this website to learn more about the people, community, and history of Mission Dolores.

We are a welcoming Catholic community called by God to live out the message of Christ in love and service to all people. Email us.

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Archdiocese of San Francisco

 

 

 

Mass Schedule
Saturday
Vigil
5 pm - Old Mission (English)

Sunday Observance
8 am - Basilica (English)
10 am - Basilica (English)
12 pm - Basilica (Español)

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - Old Mission
9 am - Old Mission

Saturday
9 am - Old Mission


Holy Days
7:30 am (English)
9 am (English)
7 pm (Bilingual/ Bilingue)

 
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: 
6 pm First Fridays

Upcoming Events

Mar 1

Catequesis y clases para Padres y Padrinos de niños que van a hacer bautizados (Español)

Thursday, 7:00 PM

Catequesis y clases para Padres y Padrinos de niños que van a hacer bautizados (Español)
Time: Thursday, 7:00 PM
Location: St. Francis Room - 3351-16th Street San Francisco CA
  Se equiere pre-registracion en las oficinas de Mission Dolores. Para mas informacion llame al 415-621-8203 (Also available in English)
Mar 2

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Friday, 6:00 PM

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Time: Friday, 6:00 PM
Location: Old Mission - Dolores Street at 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  Traditional Holy Hour of individual vigil and prayer.
Mar 3

Religious Education Class

Saturday, 11:00 AM

Religious Education Class
Time: Saturday, 11:00 AM
Location: Mission Dolores Auditorium - 3351 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  No Description Available
Mar 5

Pastoral Council Meeting

Monday, 7:00 PM

Pastoral Council Meeting
Time: Monday, 7:00 PM
Location: Parish Rectory - 3321-16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  Pastoral Council members advise and assist the Pastor. Parish members are welcome to attend by pre-arrangement.
Mar 10

Parish Lenten Retreat Day (Spanish)

Saturday, 12:00 PM

Parish Lenten Retreat Day (Spanish)
Time: Saturday, 12:00 PM
Location: Mission Dolores Auditorium - 3351 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  No Description Available
Mar 17

Religious Education Class

Saturday, 11:00 AM

Religious Education Class
Time: Saturday, 11:00 AM
Location: Mission Dolores Auditorium - 3351 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  No Description Available
Mar 17

Parish Lenten Retreat Day (English)

Saturday, 12:00 PM

Parish Lenten Retreat Day (English)
Time: Saturday, 12:00 PM
Location: Mission Dolores Auditorium - 3351 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  Afternoon of prayer, reflection, and sharing.
Mar 31

Religious Education Class

Saturday, 11:00 AM

Religious Education Class
Time: Saturday, 11:00 AM
Location: Mission Dolores Auditorium - 3351 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  No Description Available
Apr 2

Pastoral Council Meeting

Monday, 7:00 PM

Pastoral Council Meeting
Time: Monday, 7:00 PM
Location: Parish Rectory - 3321-16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  Pastoral Council members advise and assist the Pastor. Parish members are welcome to attend by pre-arrangement.
Apr 5

Catequesis y clases para Padres y Padrinos de niños que van a hacer bautizados (Español)

Thursday, 7:00 PM

Catequesis y clases para Padres y Padrinos de niños que van a hacer bautizados (Español)
Time: Thursday, 7:00 PM
Location: St. Francis Room - 3351-16th Street San Francisco CA
  Se equiere pre-registracion en las oficinas de Mission Dolores. Para mas informacion llame al 415-621-8203 (Also available in English)
 

Mission Dolores Basilica Centennial Piano Fund

Mission Dolores Basilica Church will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary of completion in December 2018.  As part of the celebration it is our goal to purchase a new Steinway concert piano worthy of the Basilica's reputation and to support our ongoing concert series, as well as the worship life of the Parish.

The Basilica Church, built between 1913 and 1918, features outstanding acoustics that have made it a premier performing arts destination for numerous Bay Area and international concerts artists and ensembles. Our existing piano is in need of replacement due to years of heavy use for worship services and concerts. 

Our goal for the Centennial Piano Fund is $104,000.   If you would like to contribute to the Fund please contact:

Jerome Lenk, Director of Music

music@missiondolores.org