Archdiocese of San Francisco Worship Office

About Us


Laura Bertone

(415) 614-5586


Rosemarie Dias
(415) 614-5505


  • Preparing Archdiocesan Liturgies such as Ordinations, the Chrism Mass, and Christian Initiation rites;

  • Serving the Archdiocesan Worship Commission and its committees;

  • Providing catechetical opportunities such as workshops, classes, and programs regarding liturgy and public prayer;

  • Advising clergy, religious, and lay ministers in matters of liturgical norms, practices, and related pastoral issues.

  • Training Lay Ministers to serve at the parishes in the roles of Readers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Funerals, and Weddings

We provide leadership, support, and information services regarding matters pertaining to liturgy, prayer and worship in service to the Archbishop and the local Church, particularly to ordained and lay ministers in parishes and other Catholic communities throughout Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo.  Our Office serves the Archdiocese of San Francisco in

We Reflect, Pray, Serve and Celebrate

You can find prayers in remembrance of our upcoming National Day of Prayer for Peace in our Communities (Saturday, September 9, 2017) here.

For more information on our Fall trainings held in the months of September, October, and November visit our Liturgical Training page and be sure to alert your pastor or parish ministry coordinator.