Name of Church St. Vincent

Address 4080 Hawk Street, San Diego, CA 92103

Phone number (619) 299-3880


Mass times Saturday vigil, 4 p.m.  Sundays, 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.  Monday through Friday, 7:15 a.m.

Confessions  Fridays, 7:45 – 8:30 a.m.  Saturdays, 3 p.m.

Names of priests Fr. Alex De Paulis, pastor.  Fr. De Paulis is an enthusiastic and orthodox convert to the Catholic faith from Protestantism ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of San Diego in 2014.  Visit the parish YouTube channel to watch him celebrate Mass and listen to him preach:  Read his comments about his conversion to Catholicism here:

Special groups/activities Young adult ministry meets twice monthly, youth ministry, Tuesday morning bible study, prayer and meditation groups, IWitness group featuring videos about individuals’ relationship with God, retreats, Courage chapter (for those with same-sex attraction).

Music Cantor, piano.

School Yes, pre-K through 8.  The parish school was established in 1951, and was originally staffed by Dominican Sisters.

Fellow parishioners Mission Hills is an affluent area of San Diego north of downtown.

Acoustics Good.

Parking The parish has a large parking lot.  There is also street parking.

Additional observations  St. Vincent’s is a parish of the Diocese of San Diego established by Vincentian Fathers in the Mission Hills area of the City in 1910.  They named it for their patron saint, St. Vincent de Paul.  It was later staffed by Augustinian Fathers, and then diocesan priests.