Welcome to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco. Established in 1853, the San Francisco Archdiocese now encompasses the California Counties of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin. We are a community of more than 500,000 Catholics residing in 91 parishes, and more than 90 Catholic schools stretching from the Marin-Sonoma County line in the north to the San Mateo-Santa Clara County line in the south.
The mission of the Archdiocese of San Francisco is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and this is the focus of our parishes and numerous ministries. We invite you to learn more by clicking on the links to the right or above.