St. Thomas

Syro-Malabar Catholic Church Of San Francisco

Welcome to St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church of San Francisco

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ,

Here’s wishing each one of you a very Happy New Year! May 2020 bring you immense blessings from our Father and I pray that the Holy Spirit guides you in every decision you take this year!

We are stepping into the Season of Epiphany also called ‘denha kalam’. Denha translates to dawn, revelation or manifestation. We, as members of the Syro-Malabar church family will together recall the manifestation of Jesus which began with his baptism at Jordan. Read more...

----- Fr. George Ettuparayil , Vicar

Fr. George Ettuparayilvicar@syromalabarsf.org

Holy Qurbana/Mass Schedule

Liturgical Season : Annunciation - Nativity

Sunday

    • 8:50 am - Holy Rosary
    • 9:30 am - Holy Qurbana in Malayalam
    • 11:15 am - Holy Qurbana With CCD class

Monday

    • 7:00 pm - Holy Rosary
    • 7:30 pm - Holy Qurbana

Tuesday

    • No Holy Qurbana

Wednesday

    • 7:00 pm - Holy Rosary
    • 7:30 pm - Holy Qurbana
    • 8:15 pm - Novena to Mother of Perpetual Help


Thursday

    • 7:00 pm - Holy Rosary
    • 7:30 pm - Holy Qurbana
    • 8:15 pm - St Jude Novena

Friday

    • 7:00 pm - Holy Rosary
    • 7:30 pm - Holy Qurbana
    • 6:30 pm - Adoration on First Fridays

Saturday

    • 8:30 am - Holy Rosary
    • 9:00 am - Holy Qurbana

Confession

    • 7:00 pm on Mon, Wed, Fri
    • 8:30 am Saturday
    • Other times on demand

Sunday Announcements

CCD updates:

  • Star of the Sunday on Jan 12th - Mathew Manu.
  • A reminder that attendance for the Lenten retreat is mandatory for CCD attendance.

General Announcements

  • This Monday Jan 20th is the Feast of St. Sebastian.
  • Jan 21st we will have a Qurbana at 9:30am.
  • Jan 22nd we will have a Holy Qurbana at 5:00am prior to Achan’s travel back to Kerala.
  • Our next Serving the Needy is on Saturday Jan 25th at 10:15 am. The link to sign up for serving is in the e-mail from the church. Please join the event and experience the joy of serving our less fortunate brothers and sisters.
  • Our Annual Lenten Retreat will be on Feb 21, 22 and 23. The retreat for adults will be led by Bishop Mar Raphael Thattil, Bishop of Shamshabad. The retreat for children will be led by Fr. Aneesh, Fr. Rajeev and Holy Family sisters.
  • Registration for Steubenville Conference 2020 is now open. The dates are Jul 31st - Aug 2nd. We need parent volunteers to help with registrations, chaperoning and other arrangements. More details to follow.
  • New Appointments
    • Rina Babu Mathalikunnel is appointed as the new School Board Secretary. Congratulations to Raina, and a big Thank You to Elisabeth Mathew who served as the school board secretary over the last 10 years.
    • Ashwati Antony will lead the publishing ministry. Congratulations to Ashwati and a Big Thank You to Shobhana Thattassery who led the publishing ministry.
  • Diocese has confirmed Prince Nechikat and Biju Joseph as the new Eucharistic Ministers. Congratulations & Best Wishes to them.

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10 year anniversary mass

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Parish Day/Koinonia 2019

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