Saints Peter and Paul Parish
Organizations and Committees
666 Filbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 421-0809

The following is a brief synopsis of Organizations/Committees at Saints Peter and Paul,
listed alphabetically, with contact information. Call anytime!

Bazaar/Festival Committee.
Coordinates our annual Columbus Day Fund-Raiser, the second week of October. Proceeds benefit church and school. Call 415-421-0809.

Chinese Home Fellowship
The goal of this committee is to bring together parishioners of SS Peter and Paul Church by promoting family values and fellowship through Christian teaching and group activities. Visit
Chinese Apostolate & Home Fellowship Webpage


Chinese Apostolate

Offers a variety of activities with the family in mind; religious, recreational and liturgical. Mass in Cantonese every Sunday at 10:15. 415-433-1107 or visit
SS. Peter and Paul's Chinese Apostolate

We have Choirs in English, Italian, and Cantonese. The Choirs provide music during the scheduled Masses, and alos at weddings and funerals. 415-421-0809.

The Gabriel Project
Pregnant? Need Help? No woman should be left alone!
That’s the message of the Gabriel Project, a ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, committed to the that support of pregnant mothers and their unborn children. The Gabriel Project works so that no woman will feel she needs to have an abortion due to being poor or alone. We need help to get that message out! The Gabriel Project has a chapter at Saints Peter and Paul. Please let any women you know who is pregnant that we stand ready to help! Call 1-800-910-0191.

Saints Peter and Paul has a chapter of the Gabriel Project. Call 415-421-0809 if you'd like to be a part of this critical ministry.


Holy Name Society
Devotion to the Holy Name of God by attending weekly Mass and setting good examples for youth, by praying and saying the rosary. Group Mass 8:45 A.M. every second Sunday of each month. 415-421-0809 or email to

Italian Catholic Federation (I.C.F.) Promotes the Catholic religion to the community, and also works to maintain the Italian heritage. For more information call 415-421-0809.

Knights of Columbus. Our Knights of Columbus are the Dante Council #2563. Dedicated to faith, good works, and the suppport of the Church. The Knights get together on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00PM at Ceaser's Restaraunt. Call Vito Corcia at 415-564-4449.

Lectors/Eucharistic Ministers
Our Ministry is to proclaim the Word of God and distribute Holy Communion at Mass and to the homebound, senior citizens, etc. Must attend training program. For more info, call 415-421-0809.

Madonna Adolorata Society

A religious, charitable group that honors the Blessed Mother under the title of "Sorrowful Mother". Membership is open to all who are voted in by the membership at large. 415-421-0809.

Madonna della Guardia
Anyone wishing to join this society, "The Lady of the Guardian," is welcome. 415-421-0809.

Madonna del Lume

Originating in the fishing village of Porticello, Sicily, and celebrated in San Francisco since 1935, Madonna del Lume honors Mary, "Mother of Light," the Patroness of fishermen. Men, women, and families are invited to become members of La Madonna del Lume and participate in our festivities!

La Madonna del Lume feast day will be celebrated this year on Sunday, October 6th, 2013 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. A mass for fishermen will be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at the Fishermen and Seamen's Chapel on Fisherman's Wharf.

Please contact parish office 415-421-0809 for further information.

(right: Madonna del Lume Float)

Our Lady of Guadalupe
Since the closing of nearby Our Lady of Guadalupe church, we extend a warm welcome to anyone who would like to become a member of the "Guadalupenas," who perpetuate devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe. 415-421-0809.

Parish Council
Consists of Leaders/Presidents of our committees and organizations, school representatives, and lay parishioners selected by the Pastor to discuss and work together in achieving goals benefiting our church and school. 415-421-0809.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Weekly sessions are held for those adults who are interested in the teachings of the Catholic Church and celebrating the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation or making a profession of faith and celebrating the sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation. For further information call Deacon Edward Te at 415-771-9130 or email to:


Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Catholic men and women working to help the suffering or deprived by serving the hungry, lonely, homeless, battered and elderly. Community dinners every final Sunday of the month at 5:00 PM, January thru October. Thanksgiving and Christmas Luncheons, 2:00 PM on these holidays. 415-421-0809 or email

Click here for a sample of what our SVdP Society does.


Salesian Chinese Young Adult Fellowship

Our goal is to connect Chinese young adults through social, spiritual and service events so as to strengthen their faith and encourage active participation in church. Some of our activities are monthly fellowship, youth mass, sports day, annual retreat, annual picnic and small group faith sharing. For more information, please click here for their website

Salesian Boys/Girls Club
The Salesian Boys Club was established in 1918 by Fr. Oreste Trinchieri to administer to the needs of the youth of North Beach and now has expanded to serve children from all over the city. Parishioners who wish to get involved may do so through coaching, tutoring, volunteering special services, etc. 415-397-3068 or

Salesian Cooperators
Founded by Don Bosco himself, the Cooperators are an association of Christians living in the world according to the Chrism of Don Bosco. A type of "third order," the Cooperators also work on keeping the church beautiful, and helping with any and all sorts of parish functions. The Cooperators always help when needed. Call Lourice Biondi at 415-421-0809.

Seniors Program
The Seniors meet every Tuesday. afternoon in the Parish Center, for Bingo, movies, food, and conversation. Dues $8.00 per year. 415-421-0809.

These ladies and gentlemen welcome people at the back of the Church before services begin, to seat them when necessary, and to be available to take up the collection. 415-421-0809


Vides USA is a Salesian lay volunteer organization that is dedicated to the promotion and education of socially at-risk youth and women worldwide. VIDES USA provides service opportunities that build leadership skills among American volunteers by emphasizing the value of solidarity and the respect of the human person, striving for social justice, sharing oneself freely, and incorporating Christian spirituality into the rhythm of everyday living. The volunteers become members of a worldwide Salesian family, joining efforts to be transformational leaders in society by meeting the needs of others through education, empowering those they serve to effect positive societal change For more information about VIDES volunteer opportunities, contact Sr. Rachel Crotti, FMA, at 415-433-1588, or email to

Sr. Rachel Crotti and friend!

Young Adults / Just Adults
Our Young Adults group needs reformation. If you would like to help with this
, call Gibbons at 415-421-0809, or email: Gibbons

Young Men's Institute (YMI)
Young men who join together to share their spiritual beliefs and values, through prayer, rosary, masses, and picnics; sports of your choice. Membership dues average $3.00 per month with benefits. 415-421-0809.

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