2023 Walk for Life West Coast Weekend Schedule

Preparing for the 2023 Walk for Life West Coast? Join us for the many events around town!

Friday, January 20, 2023

Walk for Life Vigil Mass
St. Dominic’s Catholic Church (2390 Bush Street, San Francisco)

5:00 p.m. Evening Prayer with the Dominican’s
5:30 p.m. Vigil Mass celebrated by Bishop Jaime Soto
6:30 p.m. Holy Hour and Confessions

All Night Adoration for Life
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church (666 Filbert Street, San Francisco)

Adoration begins at 8:00 p.m. and runs through 7:00 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. After 9:00 pm, enter through parish office. Parking will be open.

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Oakland East Bay Respect Life Mass
Christ the Light Cathedral (2121 Harrison Street, Oakland)

9:00 a.m. Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Michael Barber
After Mass, Bishop Barber invites everyone to join him in attending the Walk for Life.

Walk for Life West Coast Mass
Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption (1111 Gough Street, San Francisco)

9:30 a.m. Official Walk for Life Mass celebrated by Archbishop Cordileone
Livestreamed here.

*This year’s Mass will feature the St. Brigid School Children’s Choir and adult singers in 10 new sacred music compositions by composer Chris Mueller, directed by renowned cathedral music and choir director Christoph Tietze. The specially composed Walk for Life Mass was commissioned by Archbishop Cordileone with the intent of highlighting the children’s voices of the choir as appropriate for the Walk for Life and its focus on saving the lives of unborn children. The music will be in Latin, Spanish and English.

Walk for Life Rally and Walk
Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco

12:30 p.m. Walk for Life Rally (Speakers include Rebecca Kiessling, Shawn Carney, Angela Minter, and Rev. Clenard Childress)

1:30 p.m. Walk for Life begins*

*High School students who are interested in walking with Archbishop Cordileone at the Walk for Life should contact Gonzalo Alvarado: [email protected].

BBQ After the Walk for Life
Star of the Sea Catholic Church (4420 Geary St., San Francisco)

4:00 p.m. The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a BBQ after the Walk for Life at Star of the Sea. All are welcome!

All Night Adoration for Life
Star of the Sea Parish (4420 Geary St., San Francisco)

Star of the Sea will host all night Eucharistic Adoration beginning at 5:00 p.m. in thanksgiving for the Walk for Life. Free parking available.

For more information on the Walk for Life, visit their website.

Media who would like to cover the Walk for Life Mass and Walk for Life, please contact Mary Powers [email protected]. Media must be credentialed.