Marriage Ceremony

2:30 PM

Saints Peter and Paul Church
666 Filbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

The Sacrament of Marriage will be celebrated in a simple Catholic ceremony at Saints Peter and Paul Church, also known as the "Italian Cathedral of the West," in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco.

The church has historically ministered to the Italian immigrant population in the area.  More recently, the parish has seen growth in its Chinese-American population.

Please aim to arrive at 2:30pm, as the procession will begin promptly at 3:00pm.

Saints Peter and Paul Church

Known for its beautiful architecture, Saints Peter and Paul Church is in direct proximity to Washington Square Park and has been featured in movies such as Dirty Harry and Sister Act 2. Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe were photographed on its steps after their civil marriage in 1954.

See pictures of the interior.

North Beach

Italian-American neighborhood and historic center of the beatnik subculture where you can grab a bite or a coffee before the wedding.

Things to see:

City Lights Bookstore
Coit Tower

National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi
Italian restaurants and cafes

 

Chinatown

The oldest Chinatown in North America is just south of North Beach and a vibrant backdrop for our engagement photos.

Things to see:

Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory
Dragon Gate
Cable Car Museum
Restaurants and bakeries