The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi, San Francisco

The contemporary ministry of the National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi invites pilgrims, visitors, and all people of faith to encounter God's love in its sanctuary of quiet and prayer. Moreover, the Shrine offers a rich experience of the sacramental life of the Church for the Catholic faithful who come seeking spirituality, faith, and grace.
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  • We enjoyed the piped in musical chants that gave us such a feeling of peace. We spoke to the priest, and learned a lot about the church's history. We lit a candle for some loved ones. The white altar ...  more »
  • No Little Italy, anywhere in North America, is complete without its chiesetta, its neighburhood church. That this one is a National Shrine to the patron saint of the city makes it even more special. I...  more »
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  • A smaller Catholic Church but very beautiful and serene with a very welcoming staff that beckoned me to come in brother although I was hardly dressed for church and hadn't shaved this morning. Nevertheless I came inside and was impressed by the rich woods and impressive glass. Other worshippers smiled at me a total stranger and I felt their compassion as I settled into a pew to say a prayer for a friend who passed recently and felt much better when I went back to the the cold cloudy street.
  • Absolutely beautiful Catholic church with marble and a clean, uplifting brightness. Fr. Pedro ? is very good at homilies. Confessions are Mon-Sat, 11-12. With a 12:15pm mass.
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