Welcome to St. Thomas Apostle Parish Community in San Francisco. Our parish is a Catholic Community centering its communal life in Word and Eucharist, challenging its people to live their baptismal commitment in openness to the spirit of Christ who leads us in:
  • faith-filled liturgical celebrations 
  • mutual sharing of time, talent and treasure
  • on-going quality religious education and spiritual development for all ages
Our mission is to foster a love of God through compassion and respect for all especially those in the Outer Richmond District of San Francisco.

Mass Schedule


Mon/Tues/Wed   8:30am
Thursday/Friday   8:30am
Saturday Vigil   4:00pm
Sunday   8:30am
Sunday 11:00am

Week-day masses are held in the Chapel, entrance located to the East of the main church entrance.
St. Thomas Apostle Church
Rev. John J. Sakowski, Pastor
3835 Balboa Street
San Francisco, CA 94121

Sr. Noreen O'Connor, C.S.J., Pastoral Associate
Phone: 415-387-5545 x233
Parish Office Hours
M-W 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
415-387-5545 Telephone
415-221-0868 Facsimile
St. Thomas Apostle School
Ms. Judith Borelli,
School Principal
Phone: 415-221-2711
Visit the school website for more information.
Mrs. Hope R. S. Peterson,
Phone: 415-387-5511

Thank you to all who participated in our capital campaign which began in 2012.  Total amount pledged was $328,282.36 to be paid over a period of three (3) years.  To date we have received $279,027.36 leaving a balance of $49,255.00.  As previously published in bulletins, expenditures of painting, plumbing, repairs, improvements, etc. came to a total of $327,519.86.  Thank you to all for their continued support and generosity. 
Registration forms and class schedules are available on the tables for the school year for the PSR (Parish School of Religion). Students in grades K-8 in Catholic, private or public schools as well as those preparing for Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation are cordially invited to attend classes.  For additional information, please email Sister Noreen at noconnor@csjla.org.
Are you interested in becoming a Catholic or do you know someone who is interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith? The inquiry group is open to high school students through adults who are interested in learning more about baptism into the Roman Catholic Church, or adult Catholics seeking the sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion.  Classes are held at St. Monica Rectory on Sunday after the 10:30 a.m. Mass by Deacon Dana Perrigan.  To enroll or for more information call the parish office at 415-751-5275.
Baptismal Preparation Classes for parents and/or godparents are scheduled by calling Deacon Peter Solan at 415-425-7191.
LECTORS AND EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS are needed for all Masses. Call Sister Noreen at the Parish office 415-387-5545. 
Every Friday at 9:00 a.m. on KSFB 1260 AM, Immaculate Heart Radio.  For more information go to: http://www.sfarchdiocese.net/archbishops_hour


Saint Thomas Apostle Catholic Church