Welcome to Mission Dolores Basilica Parish

 

Our Church

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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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)

Upcoming Events

Dec 10

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
Dec 10

Parish Advent retreat day (Espanol)

Saturday, 12:00 PM

Parish Advent retreat day (Espanol)
Time: Saturday, 12:00 PM
Location: Mission Dolores Auditorium - 3351 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  Afternoon of prayer led by Pr. Pepe (Joe) Spieler, S.J. Click on calendar event to register.
Dec 17

Advent Day of Prayer (English)

Saturday, 12:00 PM

Advent Day of Prayer (English)
Time: Saturday, 12:00 PM
Location: Mission Dolores Auditorium - 3351 16th Street San Francisco CA 94114
  Afternoon of prayer led by Fr. Joe Spieler, S.J. Click on calendar event to register.
Dec 18

25th Annual Candlelight Christmas Concert

Sunday, 5:00 PM

25th Annual Candlelight Christmas Concert
Time: Sunday, 5:00 PM
  The Basilica Choir, directed by Jerome Lenk, presents music from the past 25 years, as well as the ever-popular audience sing-along!
Dec 24

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
Dec 25

Christmas

All Day

Christmas
Time: All Day
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Jan 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
  No Description Available
Jan 7

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
Jan 21

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