Welcome to St. Emydius Church

We are your Catholic community home located in the Ingleside district of San Francisco, a rich multicultural community with many different ethnic and national cultures mingling freely.  As some say: St. Emydius is the best kept secret in San Francisco.
At the heart of the church lies the community celebration of the Eucharist which gives us all of these blessings. As part of your spiritual life, join us as we welcome everyone. The troubled time of COVID is about over and this should bring you consolation, strength, perspective, and sense of mission. At the heart of the church lies this community celebration of the Eucharist which gives us all of these blessings.

Celebration of the Lord's Death & Resurrection 

at St. Emydius: click HERE

In year 2022, we started a new stage in the Catholic Church thanks to a call from Pope Francis. Yes, the Holy Father has convened a Synod and has asked every Catholic to participate in the process! This happened in the first part of the year for all parishes around the world. We hope to witness in the next years necessary changes in the Catholic Church for the many future generations. 

- Forever In Our Hearts -

Rev. David Pettingill passed away February 26, 2023, at the age of 86. He was living in retirement at Saint Emydius Parish for the past 15 years.  In 2000, he became Parochial Vicar of Saint Emydius Parish. During his 60 years of ministry, Father has reached out spiritually and touched many lived. The mass of Christian Burial for Father Dave Pettingill on March 6 can be viewed on YouTube: see HERE.

The 2022 SF Turkey Drive at St Emydius was a big success. We delivered a total of 1301 turkeys to St. Anthony's Dining Room. Thank you St Emydius for your continued support!!! Click HERE for more info. 

More St Emydius info here.

St. Emydius Church

De Montfort & Ashton Aves
San Francisco, CA 94112

St. Emydius Rectory

286 Ashton Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112



Fr. Bill Brady, Pastor


Our email for any questions: Synod@StEmydius.Church

St. Emydius Synod Team:

Pierre Smit, Clarence & Ann Bryant, Mike Pavini, Mary Ann and Mike McCormick, Ron and Annette Isola