family should communicate with a priest to begin
the preparation of the celebration.
should be baptized, have made her First Holy
Communion, have been Confirmed or be currently
enrolled in Confirmation classes. She should also
be an active member of our
scheduled on Saturdays at 11:00am except on the 4th
Saturday of the month (1:00 or 3:00pm if no
weddings are scheduled for that
The sacrament of
Reconciliation will be scheduled one week prior to
the date of the celebration.
will be for one hour two days before the
Music must be
coordinated by the parish music director, Mario
Balestrieri. He should be contacted at least three
months before the ceremony at (415)
parents, godparents and any special guests, are
invited to participate in the readings, go to
Confession and receive the Holy Eucharist.
responsible for the decoration of the church. We
ask that any appearance of extravagance be avoided.
Floral arrangements should be simple, adhesive
tapes, nails and staples should not be placed on
the church pews.
are to be left in the sanctuary after the ceremony
as a gift to the worshiping community for the
conscious that we have other celebrations and the
church must be left clean. After the celebration
you should remove any decorations from the
should speak with the priest celebrating the
ceremony in regards to what is permitted.
Photographers are not allowed in or around the
sanctuary or in the front of the center aisle
during the ceremony. Normally there should be only
15-20 minutes after the Mass to take pictures. No
exceptions will be made to this
Donations to the
Church should be in proportion to the amount spent
on the ceremony.
donation for the church is $450.00
Ibanez (Rehearsal Coordinator Fee): $75.00
Director Fee: $300.00
Please be punctual for the Mass. (There may be
weddings scheduled.) If not on time, the priest may
choose not to celebrate the Mass, but only the
liturgy of the word. Have in mind that this is a
Religious celebration of giving thanks and not only
a social event. If you would like more information,
please talk to a priest.
of the Epiphany
827 Vienna Street
San Francisco, CA 94112