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Monday April 6, 2020

Schedule for Holy Week and Easter Sunday

We have devised a way for the faithful to receive the Sacraments of Confession and Holy Communion during this most holy week of the year; a way which is in compliance with state and local directives during this difficult time. On Good Friday and Holy Saturday we will be hearing confessions at our Lady help of Christians between 1:00 and 3:00 PM. When you arrive at the church please follow the directions of the ushers who will be showing you where to park. They will also show you the way to the outdoor confessional, all the while maintaining the proper distancing. Please do not wait until the last minute to show up but we will be staying as long as there are confessions to be heard. On Easter Sunday we will be live streaming a Mass at 10:00 AM via the link on this website. Please do not expect to be admitted to the chapel for the Mass itself because that would result in a huge crowd. You may wish however to drive to the chapel and watch the streaming Mass in your car on your mobile device. At the end of the Mass, around 11 o’clock, Holy Communion will be distributed. Once again please follow the directions of the ushers. A couple or few people will be admitted at a time into the church to receive the Blessed Sacrament. Once people have received they can leave which will make room for more cars so that everybody doesn’t have to arrive at the same time. I will stay as long as there are communicants. If you have not mailed in your contributions to the parish you can bring them with you at that time and there will be a box in an obvious place to leave them in. Also if you come Friday or Saturday and would like to enroll people in the Easter novena they will be available as well. Please bear with us if things don’t go terribly smoothly this first time. We are still working out the bugs in the system. Be assured of our prayers during this holy time of the year and we ask for your continuing prayers as well.


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Rt. Rev. Msgr. Patrick J. Perez
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Calendar for the Week of April 5, 2020 (Updated)

Written on April 7, 2020 at 6:41 pm, by

Sun Apr 5 Palm Sunday (Violet) Preface for the Passion and the Holy Cross No Gloria, No Judica Me Benedicamus Domino replaces Ite Missa est Mon Apr 6 Monday in Holy Week Fr. Tran’s Birthday Fast (optional) Tue Apr 7 Tuesday in Holy Week Fast (optional) Wed Apr 8 Wednesday in Holy Week Fast (optional) […]

Sermon for Passion Sunday – March 17, 2013 by Monsignor Perez

Written on April 2, 2020 at 11:41 pm, by

Monsignor Patrick Perez – Passion Sunday March 17, 2013   In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.   “He That Is of God, Heareth the Words of God” Just a few words this morning – there is a line from the gospel today which explains a […]

Saint Stories for the Week of March 29, 2020

Written on March 28, 2020 at 1:54 pm, by

St. Francis of Paula, Confessor – April 2 At the age of fifteen Francis left his poor home at Paula in Calabria, to live as a hermit in a cave by the sea-coast. In time disciples gathered round him, and with them, in 1436, he founded the “Minims,” so called to show that they were […]

Remember in Your Prayers

Written on March 28, 2020 at 1:07 pm, by

Death Remembrances April Maria Petronella, Janie Candela, Kenneth Clinton Starbuck, Maxine Iddings, Fr. Nicholas Gruner, Daniel St. Julian John Fedullo, Christina Cabourne, Ralph Fedullo, Helen Heinz, Marie O’Grady, Joseph Terry, Pope John Paul II, James Erpenbeck, Paula Yoder, Patrick Finley, Anne Mooney Kidd, Joseph Healy, Gary Kramer, Mary Lee Charest March John MacArthur ,Irene Walterschied, […]

Sermon for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost – July 14, 2013 by Monsignor Perez (How to Increase the Supply of Holy Water at Home)

Written on March 27, 2020 at 6:09 pm, by

This sermon from a few years ago talks about how to increase the holy water we have at home just in case we can’t get back to Church for a few weeks. The method from Monsignor is towards the end but the sermon is worth reading again.     Rt. Rev. Msgr. Patrick Perez – […]

To Parents and Teachers from Padre Pio Academy

Written on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm, by

Dear Parents and Teachers, I am sure you are all wondering what is next with school.  We are going to take this week off as stated earlier (March 23-27).  At the end of the week we will see what the status of the virus is and what all the state and local restrictions will be.  […]

Saint Stories for March 24-28

Written on March 21, 2020 at 6:22 pm, by

St. Gabriel, Archangel – March 24 St. Gabriel was sent to Daniel to reveal the time of Christ’s coming, and to Zachary, when he was offering incense in the temple, to foretell the birth of Christ’s precursor, St. John the Baptist; finally, he was chosen to be God’s messenger at the Annunciation. “Alone among all […]

Fatima Speaking Tour in Irvine

Written on March 21, 2020 at 5:48 pm, by

FATIMA AND THE CRISIS IN THE CHURCH: Only She Can Help Us The Fatima Center is hosting a Speaking Tour across California this spring. The date for the conference in Irvine for the weekend of April 25 & 26, 9:45 am to 5 pm (both days) at the Double Tree by Hilton., 90 Pacifica, Irvine. Other stops scheduled in San […]


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Friday, March 27, April 3,and April 10 are days of abstinence. All Catholics at least 7 years of age may NOT take flesh meat or meat gravy or meat soup at any time.

Fast (optional)

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Monday through Saturday, March 23-28, March 30-April 4, and April 6-9 are days of fast. Catholics between the ages of 21 through 60 may have but one principal or full meal then two other meals smaller than normally.