Friday, October 4, 2013

6:00pm–9:00pm

This year, from October 4–6, visitors to the Cathedral will be treated to a series of events, opening with the elegant seated Gala Assumpta Award Banquet on Friday evening,
October 4, honoring the 8th Archbishop of San Francisco emeritus, the Most Reverend George H. Niederauer.

Gala Assumpta Award Banquet
Patron's Hall | Cathedral Event Center

If you're looking for a chance to be the first to spend an evening viewing exceptional floral artistry, drinking fine wines, dining on sumptuous California cuisine, listening to live classical, and jazz music, all within the soaring 19 story Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption and the Cathedral Event Center. Look no further than the 2013 Seventh Annual Cathedral Festival of Flowers Opening Night, Assumpta Award Banquet, honoring the Most Reverend George Niederauer, Archbishop of San Francisco, emeritus. The Assumpta Award is given to a person who has significantly contributed to the life and advancement of the Cathedral and its mission to serve both members and the community at large. For an invitation to this event and for ticket information please contact jcarrillo@stmarycathedralsf.org, or call 415-567-2020. This is an evening not to be missed!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

All exhibits are free and open 9:00am–7:00pm.

1:00pm–2:00pm Cathedral Guided Tours
Docent led Cathedral tours. For reservations, contact the Docent Office at 415-567-2020 ext. 207. Drop-ins accepted. Meet at the information desk near the glass stairway at the entrance of the Cathedral.
5:30pm

The Annual Cathedral Gospel/Jazz Mass

The Annual Cathedral Gospel/Jazz Mass, featuring the Bay Area Gospel/Jazz Mass Choir, noted Bay Area Jazz musicians, Dave Scott, trumpet, and saxaphonist, composer, Howard Wiley. All under the direction of musical director, Mr. Rawn Harbor. This Mass will focus on the apostles request for Jesus to "Increase our faith." Luke 17:5. Jesus tells how faith should flow into life: by our willingness to serve him in others. In a word, ask for it, then act on it. Come join in this lively celebration, all are welcome.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

All exhibits are free and open 8:30am–5:00pm. Touring the Cathedral is not allowed during times of services at 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:30pm. Coffee and doughnuts for purchase following the 7:30am, 9:00am, and 11:00am Masses.

2:30pm–3:15pm

Cathedral Guided Tours
Docent led Cathedral tours. For reservations, contact the Docent Office at 415-567-2020 ext. 207. Drop-ins accepted. Meet at the information desk near the glass stairway at the entrance of the Cathedral.

3:30pm Choral/Organ Festival Concert
Featuring the Cathedral choir and guest organist playing the mighty Rufatti organ with over four thousand pipes.
5:00pm Festival closes

Monday, October 7, 2013

9:00am until complete "Share the Joy Project"
The "Share the Joy Project" is the creation of floral arrangements made from the flowers used throughout the Festival and taken to area Hospitals, Nursing homes, to sick and shut-ins. To volunteer for this launch of the" Share the Joy Project," please contact the Cathedral office at: 415-567-2020.
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