Advent Chant Workshop this coming week!

This coming Sunday, December 1st, is the 1st Sunday of Advent. What better way to prepare this holy season by learning Advent chant? The Traditional Latin Mass Society of San Francisco has teamed up with the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Belmont to launch an Advent Chant Workshop. The schedule is as follows:

November 29, 2019: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM; November 30, 2019: 12:00 PM – 2:00PM and December 1, 2019: 4:00PM – 5:00PM. The workshop concludes with a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form. The church is located at 1040 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002. Please invite your family and friends!

The Poor Souls

Homily given by Fr Francisco Nahoe, OFM Conv on November 16, 2019 at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA.

YOU AND I ARE HERE TODAY because we hope in the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. We also believe this central and immutable doctrine of the Catholic faith not simply because we have recited it many times in the Creed at Mass or in our personal prayer, but first and foremost because supernatural grace has infused this hope into our hearts. Let me pause for moment here. You believe in the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come because Almighty God has placed that hope into your heart. For, whatever my natural capacity for reason and faith may be, baptism and the Holy Spirit confer upon me something infinitely greater, namely, the knowledge that the Lord Jesus Himself has of the His Father’s love and mercy, a knowledge which is embodied in the teachings of the Catholic Church and now infused by grace into the hearts of believers.

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Reminder: Solemn High Requiem Mass this Saturday (November 16) at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA

Just a gentle reminder of our upcoming Solemn High Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin Mass) to take place this Saturday, November 16, 2019 (10:00 AM), at the Holy Cross Mausoleum, Holy Cross Cemetery – 1500 Mission Road, Colma, CA 94014. We have included a map of the cemetery below as a point of reference. Please invite your family and friends!

Fr. Magin Catala Death Anniversary – EF High Mass on Nov. 22, 2019 at Mission Santa Clara

The annual Traditional Latin High Mass for the Feast of St. Cecilia and marking the death anniversary of Fr. Magin Catala, O.F.M. (the “Holy Man of Santa Clara”) will take place on November 22, 2019 (Friday), 6:30 PM, at the Mission Santa Clara (Santa Clara University – 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA). Celebrant would be Canon Raphael Ueda, with Canon Jean-Marie Moreau as the homilist.

TLM for the Dedication of the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Savior – Church of the Nativity (November 9, 2019 at 9AM)

On November 9, 2019 (9AM), the Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be offered for the Feast of the Dedication of the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Savior, at the Church of the Nativity (210 Oak Grove Ave., Menlo Park, CA). Everyone is invited!

Updated TLM/EF Mass times and locations for the Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Province of San Francisco (as of Nov. 1, 2019)

We have just updated our listing of times and locations of Masses in the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin Mass) covering the Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Province of San Francisco as of today, 11/1/2019. Click below for the PDF version:
The Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Province of San Francisco

We try to keep this list as updated as possible, so feel free to email us (tlmofsf@gmail.com) for any new locations or for any updates / corrections. Thank you!

EF Masses in the SF Bay Area for All Saints Day and All Souls Day

All Saints Day (Nov. 1, 2019)

St. Joseph Church
1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto, CA, 95355
12:00 PM

Most Holy Rosary Chapel
One Vincent Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903
12:15 PM

Immaculate Heart of Mary
500 Fairview Ave., Brentwood, CA 94513
5:00 PM (Low Mass)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Oratory
Five Wounds Portuguese National Church
1375 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95116
12:00 PM (Low Mass) & 5:45 PM (High Mass)

Star of the Sea Church
4420 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94118
6:00 PM (Missa Cantata)

St. Margaret Mary
1219 Excelsior Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
6:00 PM (Sung High Mass)

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
3433 Somerset Ave., Castro Valley, CA
7:00 PM (Solemn High Mass)

St. Thomas Aquinas Church
751 Waverley Street (at Homer), Palo Alto, CA 94301
8:00 PM (Sung High Mass, Guerrero, Missa Iste Sanctus & Gregorian chants)

All Souls Day (Nov. 2, 2019)

St. Margaret Mary
1219 Excelsior Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
6:30 AM & 10:00 AM (Low Mass), 12:00 PM (High Mass)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Oratory
Five Wounds Portuguese National Church
1375 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95116
10:00 AM (Low Mass, IES Chapel) & 3:00 PM (Sung Requiem Mass, main church)

Corpus Christi Monastery
215 Oak Grove Ave., Menlo Park, CA
10:30 AM (Solemn High Requiem Mass in the Dominican Rite)
Celebrant: Very Rev. Vincent M. Kelber, O.P.

Star of the Sea Church
4420 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94118
12:00 PM (Sung Requiem Mass)

Carmel of Cristo Rey Chapel and Monastery
721 Parker Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118
5:30PM Requiem Mass

Mass of the Americas: EF Solemn Pontifical High Mass with Archbishop Cordileone

We have been informed that a Solemn Pontifical High Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be celebrated by Archbishop Cordileone on November 16, 2019 (10 AM EST), at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. The organizer of this special event, the Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music & Divine Worship, has requested those attending to RSVP for planning purposes. Parking is plentiful. The nearest Metro is about a 5-minute walk from Brookland CUA on the Red Line Metro. For more information and to RSVP, please visit the website http://massoftheamericas.com/