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Operation I Do

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Blog

St. Thomas More Church has begun sign ups for this year’s Operation I Do. This parish ministry is offered to couples who have been living together as husbands and wives under common law or civil law marriages but have not been married in the church. The parish aids in preparing the required paperwork, preparation guidance, and a free wedding at the church. This year’s Operation I Do wedding date is on June 24, 2017, the Saturday immediately following the feast day of our patron St. Thomas More. To sign up or receive additional information, please call the church office at (415)...

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2017 Holy Week and Eastertide Liturgies

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Blog, Easter, Sacraments

Thursday, April 6, 5:30 pm: The Holy Chrism Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion., Sunday, April 9, [regular Sunday schedule] Holy Thursday, April 13 7pm English and 9pm Arabic: Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Washing of the Feet; followed by Vigil & Adoration in Carroll Hall until 12am midnight with Night Prayer Good Friday, April 14 12pm Outdoor Living Stations of the Cross 1pm Meditation on the Seven Last Words 3pm Veneration of the Cross 9pm Arabic Liturgy Holy Saturday, April 15 [no morning Mass, but the Church will be open for personal prayer from 8am-1pm]...

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2017 Good Friday: Live Stations of the Cross

Posted by on Apr 1, 2017 in Blog, Easter, Holy Days

2017 Good Friday: Live Stations of the Cross

Outdoor living Stations of the Cross on the grounds of St. Thomas More Church at noon, culminating at one o’clock with the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion.

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Lector & Extraordinary Minister of Communion Training

Posted by on Apr 1, 2017 in Blog, Sacraments

Lector & Extraordinary Minister of Communion Training

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 7pm Are you interested in taking part in the Sunday masses by reading or through Eucharistic Ministry? Join us on Wednesday, April 12th at 7pm for a training led by St. Thomas More Church’s Pastor Father Marvin and Deacon Arthur. After completing this training, you will become a certified Lector/Extraordinary Minister of Communion. Please RSVP if you plan to attend!

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No baptism preparation class in April

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Sacraments

Baptism preparation classes are held on the second Friday of each month. Please note that there will not be a baptism preparation class in April because the second Friday is Good Friday.

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Advent, Christmas Schedule, New Year’s Schedule

Posted by on Dec 3, 2016 in Blog

Advent ~ Christian ~ New Year’s Day Christmas Novena (Simbang Gabi) Thursday, 12/15 – Friday 12/23: 7:00pm Weekdays & Saturday 8:00pm Sunday, 12/18 Christmas Vigil Saturday, 12/24: 5:00pm Live Nativity Family Mass 8:00pm Arabic Mass 12:00am Midnight English Mass (11:30 pm Christmas Caroling with the STM choir) Christmas Day Sunday, 12/25: 10:00am English Mass 4:00pm Portuguese Mass 8:00pm English Mass Regular Weekday & Weekend Mass Schedule Resumes: 12/26 to 12/31 New Year’s Day Sunday, 1/1/2017 (regular Sunday Schedule): Solemnity of Mary Mother of God (Holy Day of...

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Lent & Easter 2016

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Blog, Easter, Lent

February 10: Ash Wednesday 8:30 am English 12:30 pm English at SFSU 6:30 pm Arabic Fridays, February 12-18 7:00 pm Stations of the Cross Thursday, March 17: Chrism Mass 5:30 pm St. Mary’s Cathedral Palm Sunday, March 20: Entry of the Lord to Jerusalem Usual Sunday schedule Holy Thursday, March 24: Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 pm English 9:00 pm Arabic Good Friday, March 25: Passion of the Lord 12:00 pm Outdoor Stations of the Cross 1:00 pm English 9:00 pm Arabic Holy Saturday, March 26: Easter Vigil: Resurrection of the Lord 8:00 pm English 10:30 pm Arabic Easter Sunday, March...

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Welcoming Father Marvin-Paul Felipe in July

Posted by on May 16, 2015 in Blog, Parish News

Welcoming Father Marvin-Paul Felipe in July

His Excellency, Archbishop Cordilione has appointed pointed a new pastor to St. Thomas More. His name is Fr. Marvin Felipe, and he is currently the Parochial Vicar at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco. Fr. Felipe has also been named Chaplain to San Francisco State University and will assume his new role on July 1st, succeeding our beloved pastor Msgr. Labib Kobti who has served this parish for the past 12 years. We welcome Fr. Marvin and we look forward to working with him at the service of God’s people at St. Thomas More.

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Pope Francis Announces Jubilee Year of Mercy

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Blog, Catholic Church

Pope Francis Announces Jubilee Year of Mercy

Rome, March 13, 2015 (Zenit.org) Junno Arocho Esteves – During a Penitential Celebration today in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis announced the celebration of an extraordinary Holy Year dedicated to Mercy. The Jubilee of Mercy will begin on December 8th, 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and will conclude on November 20th, 2016, Solemnity of Christ the King. The Holy Father’s announcement was greeted with an applause by those present in the Basilica. “I entrust the organization of this Jubilee to the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New...

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March 21: St. Patrick Corned Beef & Cabbage Feast

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Blog, Feasts and Fun, Parish News

March 21: St. Patrick Corned Beef & Cabbage Feast

In honor of both Saint Patrick (Feast Day March 17) and Saint Joseph (Feast Day March 19), we will serving a corned beef and cabbage dinner, prepared by our dear Chef Juan, in Carroll Hall at 7 PM. Get on your green and join us for fun raising and fundraising. Tickets may be purchased in the parish office. $30 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $10 for children 12 and under. Thank you for supporting our parish.

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