Name of Church The Cathedral of St. Eugene

Address 2323 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Phone number (707) 542-6984


Mass times Saturday vigil, 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Spanish); Sunday 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. (Latin High Mass), 5:30 p.m. Weekdays, 6:45 & 8 a.m. & Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. (Latin, low Mass).

Music Cantors and choirs, guitar and piano, depends on the Mass.

Confessions Saturday, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. or by appointment.

Names of priests Fr. Frank Epperson, pastor. Fr. Daniel Roa, associate pastor. Fr. Jeffrey Keyes, in residence. The Cathedral has some fine orthodox priests serving it who celebrate reverent liturgies.

School Yes. Pre-K through 8th grade.

Special parish groups Bible studies, prayer groups, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Respect Life, Italian Catholic Federation, Young Men’s Institute; there is also a perpetual adoration chapel open daily.

Fellow parishioners English speaking community

Parking As with many large churches, it gets crowded on weekends and holidays/holy days. If you need to, you can park on Montgomery Drive or the shopping center across the street.

Cry room Yes, in the back.

Additional observations St. Eugene’s is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Santa Rosa. It was founded in 1950, and designated a cathedral in 1962 when the Diocese of Santa Rosa was split off from the Archdiocese of San Francisco. St. Eugene’s is the seat of the residential Bishop of Santa Rosa, Robert Vasa, who assumed the helm in 2011. Vasa is noted for his piety and orthodoxy. Visit the Cathedral bookstore to purchase religious items; there is also a Cathedral Thrift Shop.