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San Francisco, California: Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus

 

About the Saint Dominic’s Church San Francisco:

The shrine is located inside Saint Dominic’s Church here in San Francisco. Saint Dominic’s is one of the most beautiful churches in San Francisco, having been established in 1873, and is run by the Dominicans.

The front of the altar carries a relief carving of Fra Angelico’s famous painting of St. Dominic at the foot of the Cross of Christ. Surrounding this center are statues of the 12 apostles and saints. The altar in the Lady Chapel is of Carrara marble obtained through Amadeo Magnini of Florence. Many other features, such as the magnificent stained glass windows, make this a wonderful visit. Tours of the Church are available through volunteer docents in the parish.

The Church includes the Novitiate for the Western Dominican Province.

About the Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus in San Francisco:

Interior of the Shrine of Saint Jude Thadeus
Interior of the Shrine of Saint Jude Thadeus

The purpose of the Shrine is to further the devotion to Saint Jude Thaddeus, “Patron of Difficult Cases” and to support the education and formation of worthy students for the Dominican priesthood and brotherhood.

There is a gift shop featuring blessed oil, rosaries, statues, devotional aids and more. Items can be ordered online.

There are English Masses Monday through Friday at 5:30 p.m and a Spanish Mass at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays.

After 5:30 pm St. Jude weekday Mass there is a blessing with a Saint Jude relic.

 

Traveling to the Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus:

Address: 2390 Bush Street at Steiner Street. San Francisco, CA 94115

GPS coordinates: 37° 47′ 13.3476” N, 122° 26′ 8.7720” W

Tel: +1 (415) 931-5919

email: [email protected]

Click here for the official website of the Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus in San Francisco

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