Parish News/Upcoming Events

November 26th - our Parish will celebrate a special Thanksgiving Day Mass at 9:00 am. During the offertory procession you may want to bring food to be collected for the needy. Only canned items please. (no expired food) Come with your family to give thanks and praise to God.

The parish office will be closed on Thursday November 26th and on Friday November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

November 21  and 22 –  Sisters of the Good Shepherd, 1310 Bacon Street, San Francisco, (415) 586-2822. Amazing and Magnificent Handmade Crafts Sale Christmas gift shop early and help the poor Children’s Medi Fund and others in Thailand. 12 noon t0 7 pm

December 10 –  ICF Christmas Luncheon on December 10th in Cantwell Hall. No host cocktails 12 noon,Lunch 1:00 pm. Menu: Salad, Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Vegetables, Dressing, Cranberry Sauce, Bread/butter, Dessert, Coffee/Tea. Members $12.00 Non Members $16.00. Please call Mary Perata 415-239-5936 or Florence Mangion 415-468-1764 for reservations. Deadline for reservations is December 3rd.

Christmas 2015 Novena Schedule

December 15th Tuesday (Dec 16th Liturgy) 7:00 pm Sub-Theme: Jesus is the Lord who is to come with His power and mercy.

December 16th Wednesday (Dec 17th Liturgy) 7:00 pm Sub-Theme: In His mercy, the Wisdom assumed human flesh so that we may share His divinity December 17th Thursday (Dec 18th Liturgy) 7:00 pm

December 17th Thursday (Dec 18th Liturgy) 7:00 pm Sub-Theme Jesus is “Emmanuel”, and “the Lord our justice and mercy.”

December 18th Friday (December 19th Liturgy) Sub-Theme: Jesus, sign of God’s mercy, delivers people from their sin.

December 19th Saturday (Dec. 20th Liturgy) 7:00 pm Sub-Theme: Jesus desires mercy, and not sacrifice. December 20th Sunday (Dec 21st Liturgy) 7:00 pm Sub-Theme: Jesus renews us in His mercy.

December 21st Monday (Dec 22nd Liturgy) 7:00 pm Sub-Theme: Jesus has mercy on those who fear Him.

December 22nd Tuesday (Dec 23rd Liturgy) 7:00 pmSub-Theme: Jesus shows his great mercy toward those who are faithful.

December 23rd Wednesday (Dec 24th Liturgy) 7:00 pm Sub-Theme: In His mercy, the Dawn from on high shines on those who dwell in darkness.

Christmas 2015 Schedule

Saturday, December 19 – Confession 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Thursday, December 24 – Christmas Eve Masses: 4:30 pm Family Mass 11:30 pm Christmas Carols 12:00 am Midnight Mass Concelebrated Mass

Friday, December 25 –  Christmas Day Masses: 7:30, 9:30, and 11:30 am (Bilingual)

Thursday, December 31-  Eve of the Holy Day-Vigil 6:00 pm

1st Friday, January 1 Octave Day of Christmas: (Holy Day of Obligation) 8:00 am Mass (Holy Hour after Mass) Mary, the Holy Mother of God 12:00 Noon, 6:00 pm

 Ministry to the Homebound – Did you know that St. Elizabeth Parish has an active outreach ministry to the homebound, sick, elderly, and disabled who are unable to attend weekly Mass? Legion of Mary members are prepared to make regular visits to bring Communion and to share the news of our parish community. If you or someone you know is homebound and would like to arrange for regular Communion visits or annointing of the sick, please call the parish office at 415-468-0820

Fall Opportunities with Catholic Charities –  Fall brings in the chill but provides opportunities for lots of indoor fun! Show off your dance moves with seniors; plan and coordinate an event for women and their children and lead art activities for families—these are but a few ways you can share your talents and contribute to Catholic Charities Fall festivities. Help your neighbors enjoy the season as much as you do by participating in Catholic Charities Fall festivities. For more on how to get involved, contact Diana Contreras, Volunteer Manager, at or 415 972 1297.

Archbishop’s Annual Appeal  – Our parish assessment for 2015 is  $36,100.00.  We are entering the last 4 weeks of our 2015 campaign, but it not too late to make a contribution. We are $9,232.00 short of meeting our goal. Please contribute and be part of our great appeal. Any monies in excess of the goal will be returned to the parish. To date, $23,633.00 has been pledged to the Appeal, leaving a balance of $12,467.00.