Sacraments and Rites


One or two baptism classes are required. Contact the Pastor at least two months for appointment.


As announced


Please call the office for communion at home or in the hospital.


All services conducted in American Sign Language with voice interpreter


Reconciliation service during Advent and Lent. Appointment with the Pastor every First Saturday of the month at 3:00 PM


Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Contact the Pastor for formation


Contact the Pastor at least 6 months in advance to make arrangements (Archdiocesan regulations).

Holy Orders

The Archbishop formally invites the Faithful of the Archdiocese for Ordinations at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption at 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94109. St. Benedict Parish/St. Francis Xavier has customary reservations of between 3 to 5 front pews inside the Cathedral. American Sign Language Interpretation is provided.

Anointing of the Sick

Please contact the Pastor immediately whenever needed.

Mass of Christian Burial

Please contact the Pastor immediately.


Sunday Mass 10:30 AM – As of September 30, we will hold mass at 25% capacity/up to 100 people inside the church, in accordance with local health guidelines. We will observe safety protocols including the use of masks, social distancing, sanitation, and ventilation.

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Sunday – 10:30 AM ASL with voice interpretation English, at 25% capacity per local public health regulations

Address and phones

St. Benedict Parish for the Deaf
at St. Francis Xavier Church

1801 Octavia Street
San Francisco, California 94109

Voice/TTY: 415-567-9855
Video Phone: 415-255-5837 & 415-255-5768