Welcome to St. Hilary Catholic Parish in Tiburon, California

Saint Hilary Church and School is a caring, vibrant community which believes in promoting Catholic values, love, faith, friendship, and outreach to those in need.


If you are visiting, we welcome you and invite you to join us at Mass. If you are new to the area or a long-time resident, we look forward to having you join our community. We offer the Catholic sacraments, religious education for children and opportunities to become involved in any of our liturgical, instructional, faith & prayer, outreach or fellowship ministries. Please register with the parish to have an ambassador family help you find out what your parish has to offer!


Father William E. Brown - Pastor - BillBrown@StanfordAlumni.org

Father Roger G. Gustafson - Parochial Vicar - FatherRogerGustafson@Gmail.com


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You may now support Saint Hilary Parish by donating online - quick & easy!


This is ALSO true if you want to go online to make a donation to the Archbishop's Annual Appeal.

Mass Schedule at Saint Hilary Catholic Church

Memorial Day: honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Monday, May 25, 2015.


Mass Time

Type of Mass        

Saturday 9:00 a.m.  


5:00 p.m.

Vigil Mass


7:30 a.m.

Quiet Mass


9:00 a.m.

Children's Choir Mass


11:00 a.m.

Adult Choir Mass


5:00 p.m.

Guitar Mass


8:30 a.m.


Holy Days



7:00 a.m.

8:30 a.m.

7:00 p.m.


For more Mass information, click here.


To learn more about our ministries, click here. To get involved in one of our ministries, click here or on the "Get Involved!" button.

St. Hilary Parish this Week


Mr. Joseph "Joe" Keller



Funeral Mass on Saturday, June 13, at 11:00 a.m. - followed by a reception in Tarantino Hall.


In lieu of flowers, Joe's family invites that donations be sent to the "St. Hilary School Scholarship Fund," which helps needy children afford a good Catholic education here at our parochial school.


Joe died on the very same date (May 13) he lost his wife Joy back in 2011. Please keep Joe and his loved ones in your prayers, especially his children and grand-children. Among other things, his wife Joy served as school nurse here at Saint Hilary School, which always leaves many loving memories for the little ones who need some T.L.C. when they get hurt. Joe and Joy used to live just a block away, at the corner of Hilary Drive and Rock Hill Drive, pillars of our little community.




Jonathan Gerwe

(age 12 years)


Please remember in your prayers young Jonathan Gerwe, who died this past week in an accident in Madrid - he was only twelve years old.
His parents Peter and Oksana Gerwe are flying his body home for burial, as they live most of the year in Spain, but also have a home here in Belvedere. Please keep Jonathan, his mom and dad, his siblings, his grandparents, and all those who mourn his passing in your prayer during this time of sadness. 


Valen Mateo José Azurdia

(age 7 days)


Please pray for José and Stevi Azurdia,

as they mourn the loss of their baby boy.


Father Roger will preside over the burial service at sea this week.




“ Journey Through Grief ”

Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2015
St. Hilary Church, Tarantino Hall, 763 Hilary Drive, Tiburon, CA 94920
To register, please contact Sister Dolores Maguire, C.H.F., at DoloresMaguire@Gmail.Com or by calling her at (415) 435-1122, or simply sign-up at the door.

Quiet Time and Fellowship Time


We are fortunate at Saint Hilary's to have a Blessed Sacrament Chapel (between the Church and Tarantino Hall) where people can be assured of Sacred Silence.


However, even in the Church itself, we encourage you to be courteous of your neighbors who might need a little quiet time to pray, and also to remember that each weekday a group gathers at 9:00 a.m. in front of the Blessed Mother's statue to pray the Rosary together.


This means it is important to carefully balance the good of fellowship and the good of silence.


If you notice that people are gathering for the Rosary right after Mass, please know that you can always visit with one another in the vestibule of the Church, out on the plaza, etc., which would enable your fellow parishioners to pray with some peace and quiet.


Many thanks for your thoughtfulness!

Parish News and Information

Giving Made Easy!

We have implemented a new, easier approach to making donations to St. Hilary Parish. To make a one-time or recurring donation online, click here or on the button.

Desperately desiring delicious doughnuts...?


Dear parishioners,

Lynn Reid, who graciously stepped in several months ago to coordinate our doughnut & coffee & orange juice fun after the 9:00am and 11:00am Sunday Masses, tells me we need more helpers to sign up.
If you are interested in learning what it involves, or willing to sign up, please hop on over to the following website:
Although the website focuses on "Saint Hilary School," we all know that the entire COMMUNITY benefits from this hospitality, so please do pitch in if you can.
God bless,
~ Father Brown

"New mysteries. New day. Fresh doughnuts." David Lynch

Father Brown's Q and A:  Sunday envelopes?


  • QUESTION:  I have signed up for electronic giving through Saint Hilary's website, but what do I do now when the collection basket comes around during Mass? I feel a bit embarrassed if I don't put something in.


  • ANSWER:  Please register with Diana and get a monthly packet of Sunday envelopes, which will enable you to know what special days are coming up (e.g., Ash Wednesday), and will also permit you to donate to the second collection. When the first collection basket comes around, put in your (empty) envelopes, as a sign that you are supporting your parish - which you are doing through your e-giving!
If it feels weird to throw an empty offering envelope into the basket, don't you worry - you are giving a good example to the people around you and not scandalizing them by ignoring the basket.

Help Saint Hilary School via eScrip!


Sign up for eScrip today and designate our parish school, St. Hilary #137965399 as the recipient of your eScript points.


We are MOST grateful to the families of our parish and of St. Hilary School who have used this easy, free method of making a big difference in helping our school and our students.


Just go to www.eScrip.com and follow the simple instructions -- be sure to plug in St. Hilary School #137965399 when you register.


God bless you! Just last year, the efforts of people like you brought in thousands of dollars for our parochial school.


Also, take a look at the eScrip online mall:  http://shopping.escrip.com

Pastor e-Mail Alerts  -  from Father William e-Brown


Would you like to receive emails from Father Brown when one of our dear parishioners passes away, or when a special event is taking place here at St. Hilary, or when a disaster strikes and we will take up a second collection for those impacted? If so, please send a brief message to:




Rest assured that all messages are sent as a "blind carbon copy,"

so that others cannot access your email address.

Additional parish news and information can be found by clicking here.