Supply Clergy Information


If you need a priest to cover one or two Sundays while you are on vacation, or when you need a priest to fill in due to unexpected circumstances, please email Denise Obando,, to receive the current supply clergy list.

If you need a priest for a long-term assignment, during a sabbatical or during a disability, please contact Denise first to discuss the particulars.

The diocese has recommended rates for short-term supply clergy:

Two Sunday services with sermons — $283
One Sunday service with sermon — $235

Two services without sermons — $155
One service without sermon — $121

Travel expenses are negotiable following the current IRS rate.

Always make sure you have a verbal agreement of the stipend amount and that there is a clear understanding of the duties to be completed.

If you are a priest available to do supply work, please contact Denise Obando,, 415.869.7804.