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We are a Catholic parish located in the Inner Richmond of San Francisco. We're one of the few Churches open in San Francisco all day. So come! Make a visit and see how God can work in your life!
Mission: To evangelize God's people beginning with the gift of the Holy Eucharist.
Great and important homily by Fr. Cameron.
At Star of the Sea Church, San Francisco
Looks like a fantastic book on the priesthood!
From the Depths of Our Hearts: Priesthood, Celibacy, and the Crisis of the Catholic Church, co-authored by the former pontiff and the current prefect for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, will be published in English by Ignatius Press.
Fr. Illo wishing you all a very Merry Christmas!
frilloblog.com “Tomorrow,” as the Liturgy of the Hours will tell us, “you will know the Lord is coming, and in the morning you will see his glory.” The glory of our Creator flashes from east to west, if we...
Hear the Golden Gate Boy's Choir and Bell Ringers at the Shrine of St. Francis tomorrow (Sunday)! A very talented bunch!!!
"Through Advent to Christmas" Concert
Carols, Hymns & Chants of the Season
Sunday, December 15
Shrine of St. Francis
610 Vallejo Street (corner of Columbus & Vallejo in North Beach)
An amazing short video about the power of the Mass. Well worth the 7 minutes.
The Veil Removed is a short film that reveals the coming together of heaven and earth at Mass, as seen by saints and mystics, revealed by scripture and in th...
STAR OF THE SEA PRESCHOOL
OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
For information please call (415)751-0450
or email: [email protected]
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S MASSES AT STAR
December 24, Christmas Eve
4:30pm Mass with Christmas Carols
10:00pm Christmas Caroling followed by Mass (full choir)
12:00am Midnight Mass (Sung High Mass in Latin, full choir)
December 25, Christmas Day
8:00am Mass with Christmas Carols
9:30am Full Choir Mass
11:30am Full Choir Latin Mass No 7:30pm Mass
December 31, New Year’s Eve
11:30pm -12:30am Holy Hour with Benediction
January 1, Solemnity of the Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation)
9:30am Full Choir Mass
11:30am Full Choir Latin Mass
No 7:30pm Mass
15 minutes before every Mass
Fr. Illo's homily for Feast of Christ the King. "Last month, a false God was worshiped in a Vatican ceremony as the Pope looked on..."
A great write-up about our 125th Anniversary Gala and links to video of Fr. Goode's homily, Fr. Illo's history talk and Patrick Coffin's keynote speech.
cal-catholic.com Father Goode: "People used to say there was a Jesuit from every block of the parish." On Saturday, September 9, the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, San Francisco’s Star of the Sea Parish celebrated its 125th anniversary. The day was marked by a Mass
A fascinating brief history of Star of the Sea written by Fr. Illo.
frilloblog.com I History is my hobby, and I wrote my M.A. paper on the history of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Part of that history is Star of the Sea Parish, which celebrates its 125th year on November 9th...
STAR OF THE SEA PARISH
Celebrates a QUASQUICENTENNIAL Anniversary!
125 Years of Beauty and Catholic Worship
in the Richmond District. 1894-2019
Please read the article about our parish history in the current issue of Catholic San Francisco pg. 25 https://www.catholic-sf.org/current-issue
by Fr. Joseph Illo, pastor of Star of the Sea
(Pictures from our church 1914 - 2019)
To attend the Gala Banquet purchase your tickets at Eventbrite. https://star-125.eventbrite.com
Star of the Sea was well represented at today's Rosary Rally.
Calling all Medical Professionals! Archbishop Salvatore is celebrating a "White Mass" for all doctors, nurses, dentists, and other medical professionals on October 18th at 6pm at Mater Dolorosa Church in South San Francisco. Please let all your medical professional friends know!
Calling all Catholic medical professionals! Come join Archbishop Salvatore as he celebrates a White Mass to bless the hands of all care givers on October 18th. What is a White Mass? Check out this short video.
Join Archbishop Salvatore, Marc Benioff, Ron Conway, and Fr. Paul Murray OP for this terrific event!
eventbrite.com Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Marc Benioff and Ron Conway invite you to attend the launch of the Truth, Beauty and Goodness Project
Fr. Illo's homily yesterday.
frilloblog.com One Fixed Purpose Every Mass is first of all an act of supreme worship, the unbloody offering of Christ’s infinite sacrifice to His Father. But every Mass also teaches at least one lesson necessary...
240 KM from Porto Portugal to Santiago de Compostella!
Buen Camino! Day II!
[08/02/19] Second day of the Camino. Everyone made it to Barcelos despite the heat!
[08/01/19] Second day of the Camino. Everyone in the group made this more challenging day with flying colors despite the heat!
Some of our young adults are on pilgrimage to the Shrine of Santiago in Spain. They’re starting from Porto in Portugal. They are praying for your intentions!
ENROLLMENT OPEN - REGISTER!
Enrollment open for Star’s children’s catechism program - all welcome!
We are accepting enrollment for our children’s catechism program, also known as the Parish School of Religion. Classes start on Saturday, September 7 at 10am. We are accepting children for our 1st Communion and Confirmation classes. To enroll your children or for more information, please contact Clarisse Siu at [email protected] or check out our website www.starparish.com/psr.
(First Communion and Confirmation group pictures at our Parish).
One-year paid digital media/ social justice internship in the Archdiocese of San Francisco Office of Human Life & Dignity. With the guidance of an award-winning, news-making and fast-paced team, you’ll be given plenty of opportunities to pack your resume with accomplishments and training that will help you move forward on your career path. This one-year temporary position will be creating/assisting with social media, web video, and all things communication. You will also be helping with events, liturgies, assisting with any campaigns (i.e. our very successful campaign opposing SB 360). You will be support for all the ministries, including prolife, immigration, housing, homelessness, worker coop initiative and whatever other projects we embark upon. We are looking for a committed faithful Catholic who is fluent in Spanish and English with digital media skills and an understanding of Catholic social teaching. Salary is $54,000 with medical, dental, vision benefits, vacation, one week paid Christmas break and all major US holidays. Daily Mass on-site, Advent and Lent retreat days, and an opportunity to make a real difference in a city with lots of opportunity for the proclamation of the Gospel. Start date is Sept. 1. To apply, submit chronological resume, letter of intent, and three references https://sfarch.org/employment-opportunities
For more information, contact Valerie Schmalz,[email protected]
sfarchdiocese.org Thank you for your interest in employment with the Archdiocese. We have over 4,300 employees in our schools, parishes, cemeteries and Chancery.
If you have a flexible work schedule, come to Sacramento on July 9th for the SB360 (anti-confession bill) hearing at the Capitol. The Archdiocese will charter a few vans. Go to https://www.sfarch.org/bus-sign-up to sign up! The Archdiocese need a head count by Wednesday evening.
sfarchdiocese.org Please fill out this form if you would like to bus to Sacramento's Capitol on July 9th for the 9:00 Public Hearing on the anti-confession bill SB360. We will call to confirm your reservation on July 5th. Please only fill this form if you are certain you will need a seat on the bus should a bus be re...
Fr. Illo on the Gay Pride Parade.
frilloblog.com Today I am 28 years ordained, and Pope Benedict is 68 years ordained. A singular blessing of my priesthood is to have been ordained the same day as Joseph Ratzinger, and on the Feast of Saints Peter...
Wishing our dear Fr. John Mary Chung blessings at his new Parish. Fr. Chung will be Administrator at St. Philip Church at Noe Valley. He will be leaving Star of the Sea at the end of June.
A Glimpse of our parish past weeks events.
First Communion, Fr. Michael Rocha's first Mass at Star after his Ordination, Confirmation Mass with the Archbishop, Hospitality on Sundays and much more! we have a vibrant community!
Star of the Sea is a welcoming parish. Our Church doors are open from Monday to Saturday from 6:30am to 6pm, and Sundays until 8:30pm. Visit our website for more information www.starparish.com
The Star of the Sea street evangelization team went to the Father's Day Giant's game to hand out over 250 black/orange/white rosaries. The outing was a huge success.
MAY THE MONTH OF OUR BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
To honor our Lady we had a special ceremony last Sunday May 12 at the 9:30am Mass, the crowning of Our Virgin Mary Queen of our Church...Heaven and Earth!
The children at the school are presenting a beautiful Art Exhibit with drawings, paintings and sculptures of Our Blessed Virgin Mary, around the world, please stop by the auditorium.
Our Lady of Fatima feast day was last Monday, May 13...
Our Altars are filled with flowers to honor our Lady!
Uno de nuestros oyentes nos manda este vídeo desde el Convento de San Leandro en Sevilla.
A newly edited version of Fr. Illo's homily and First Communion. Beautiful!
May 5, 2019
Great story about people taking their faith to the streets (St. Paul's Street Evangelization). Star of the Sea has a vibrant group - come join us!
aleteia.org Ed Graveline had a gun pointed at his head. The 20-year-old had been beaten “to a pulp” by robbers and forced to open the safe at a Los Angeles restaurant where he was working. “T…
[04/22/19] Did anyone take any pictures at our epic Easter Vigil feast? By far the largest attendance we've ever had (this is our third one). What a joyful evening. Thanks to everyone for the help and for coming!
On behalf of your Star of the Sea family, we wish you a Blessed Easter Day. CHRIST IS RISEN!
With great joy we are beginning the holiest week of the year, Christians have always prepared for Easter by keeping an entire week apart for the Lord’s paschal mystery. We begin Holy Week on Palm Sunday, and continue with Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Thursday, his Passion and Death on Friday, and finally His glorious resurrection at the Easter Vigil Saturday night.
We hope to see many of you at the Holy Week liturgies, and if you are out of town, may God bless you and your loved ones wherever you are this Easter.
For information about our parish Easter Liturgies please visit www.starparish.com
(The pictures below are from last Palm Sunday 9:30am Mass).
Yes, the liturgies at Star of the Sea are long on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Vigil. But we believe in you!!
Holy Week liturgies can be long... and like this little guy you might need a rest.
Posted by Fr. Marcus Holden: twitter.com/FrMarcusHolden
Set all distractions and work aside this week as much as possible to be present to this graced week.
Not closing the school!
frilloblog.com One of my parishioners got out of an Uber yesterday and said how sad it was that we are closing the school. I explained that we are not closing the school but suspending classes for a year to do a...
This is the film series Fr. Illo recommended during his homily a couple of weeks ago. If you haven't signed up yet for your free FORMED account, you can do so at www.starparish.formed.org. Let's never be bored at Mass again!
What is new at Star:
We just placed our second sacred art icon of St. John Paul II in the St. Joseph Chapel. Written/painted by Pavel Tikhomorov, Russian iconographer who has been commissioned to paint all the new saints that will be in our chapel.
We had a few social events: The Feast of St. Joseph and St. Patrick dinner (featuring our Traditional St. Joseph Table), and every Friday we are having soup suppers before Stations of the Cross.
We are blessed to have a vibrant parish!
Our parish was founded in 1894, the Mother Church of the Richmond District. As we were the closest parish to the ocean at the time, the bishop named our community for Mary, Star of the Sea. Our Patroness Stella Maris (Latin for Star of the Sea) has had that title since at least the 8th Century, when our parish hymn Ave Maris Stella was composed. Mary is the star who guides our little ships across the turbulent waters of this life to Jesus her Son.
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