APRIL 17, 2021 MASS UPDATE

Mass

MASS & SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION UPDATE:
WE'VE REOPENED FOR ALL MASSES!

Monday through Saturday morning Masses are now in-person and live-stream.

PLEASE SEE SAINT PETER CLAVER MASS SCHEDULE AND RECONCILIATION SCHEDULE BELOW.
Please check our website and Facebook page for updates.

* Protocols are still as follows:
All must sign in
250 person limit

Must use hand sanitizer entering and exiting
Must keep socially distanced
Masks are a must

Sacrament of Reconciliation 

Saturdays:  3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saint Peter Claver Mass Schedule:

Saturdays:   5:00 p.m.
                     7:00 p.m. Spanish

Sundays:     8:00 a.m. +Live-streamed
                   10:00 a.m. 
                   12:00 p.m.

                     5:00 p.m.

Monday thru Saturday:  7:30 a.m. +Live-streamed

CLICK HERE to Live-stream Mass on our Facebook Page
CLICK HERE to find Mass on Saint Peter Claver Knights of Columbus YouTube Channel

Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels Masses
7 a.m. (Spanish) and 10 a.m. (English) CLICK HERE to live-stream on the LA Archdiocese website.


Mass Dispensation Due to COVID-19 


Archbishop Jose H. Gomez continues to dispense all the Catholic faithful of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and all Catholics currently in the Archdiocese from the obligation of attending Sunday Mass until further notice. If you are 65 years or older or have underlying health issues, it is recommended that you continue to safely live-stream Mass safely from your home.  

UPDATE OF CHURCH ACTIVITIES DURING RED TIER

KINDLY FOLLOW THESE SAFETY PROTOCOLS:
Must keep socially distant 
Masks are a must

24 Hour Eucharistic Adoration Continues

From 8 a.m. Monday morning through 9 p.m. Friday evening the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for adoration behind the glass wall on the North side of the Parish West Hall. Bring your outdoor chairs and wear your mask as you come to spend time in private prayer with the Blessed Sacrament. Please remember to keep social distance. 

UPDATE US ON YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic things can change from day to day. We'd like to keep you updated as much as possible. Let us know what your current email address is by calling the Parish Office at (805) 526-6499 or by clicking on CONTACT US at the top of this Website in the Menu Bar. The Parish Bulletin can be automatically emailed to you each week!

PRAYER IN THE TIME OF THE CORONA VIRUS

Prayer in the Time of the Corona Virus – Archbishop Gomez​

Our Lady of GuadalupeHoly Virgin of Guadalupe, Queen of the Angels and Mother of the Americas, we fly to you today as your beloved children.

We ask you to intercede for us with your Son, as you did at the wedding in Cana.

Pray for us, loving Mother, and gain for our nation and world, and for all our families and loved ones, the protection of your holy angels, that we may be spared the worst of this illness.

For those already afflicted, we ask you to obtain the grace of healing and deliverance.

Hear the cries of those who are vulnerable and fearful, wipe away their tears and help them to trust.

In this time of trial and testing, teach all of us in the Church to love one another and to be patient and kind.
Help us to bring the peace of Jesus to our land and to our hearts.

We come to you with confidence, knowing that you truly are our compassionate mother, health of the sick and cause of our joy.

Shelter us under the mantle of your protection, keep us in the embrace of your arms, help us always to know
the love of your Son, Jesus.

Amen.

SAINT OF THE DAY

On April 17, we remember, St. Simeon, Bishop of Seleucia and Martyr

In 324, Simeon Barsabae became Bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon in Persia. Twenty years later, the king, Sapor II began once again to persecute Christians, and Simeon was martyred with numerous companions, including Usthazade, a eunuch in the royal court, whom he converted on his way to martyrdom.  

St. Simeon, Bishop of Seleucia and Martyr

 

ST. PETER CLAVER SCHOOL FUNDRAISER

SECURE ONLINE GIVING

We would be most grateful for your continued financial support. Our collections have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and we need your help. Please consider donating online with St. Peter Claver’s online giving system, WeShare.  Donate today using your debit, credit card, checking or savings account. With WeShare you can make a one-time or recurring donation to a Collection of your choice.  

CLICK HERE to safely donate with WeShare.

FORMED - A GIFT TO ALL PARISHIONERS!

Saint Peter Claver parish is offering you this amazing gift! Be sure to go on-line and register for FORMED today, for free. It's so simple following the directions below! Begin growing in faith through movies, books, talks and more, for all ages.

May you be blessed as you continue to grow in faith through this gift to you!

NEW PARISH APP

We have our New Parish App available for you to download! 

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NOTE: If you have the Old App - please delete as it has been replaced by this new one, and it no longer works.

PUBLICATIONS


  • Sun, Apr 18th

  • Sun, Apr 11th

PRAYER

Chalice and Host

Prayer for Spiritual Communion — St. Alphonsus Liguori
My Jesus, I believe You are really here in the Blessed Sacrament.

I love You more than anything in the world,
and I hunger to receive You.
But since I cannot receive Communion at this moment,
feed my soul at least spiritually.              
I unite myself to You now as I do when I actually receive You.
Amen.


UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS PRAYER TO OVERCOME RACISM

USCCB LogoCLICK HERE to access the
Prayer to Overcome Racism
in English and in Spanish.

Let's pray it daily as we strive to be the change we want to see.

 

 

Prayer for Easter - The Southern Cross

ST. PETER CLAVER, PRAY FOR US!

Saint Peter Claver, Pray for Us.

Saint Peter Claver, Slave of the SlavesOh God, who made Saint Peter Claver a slave of slaves and strengthened him with wonderful charity and patience as he came to their help,
grant, through his intercession, that, seeking the things of Jesus Christ,
we may love our neighbor in deeds and in truth. 

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns with You
in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.
Amen.

EASTER SEASON IN YOUR DOMESTIC CHURCH

EN ESPAÑOL AQUI

Easter Colors | Celebrating HolidaysSaint Peter Claver parish invites you to 
Live the Easter Season in Your Domestic Church

 The Holy Spirit has led us to grow in faith in the  Domestic Church of our home more than ever due to COVID-19.


Let’s continue to follow  the Holy Spirit’s lead these days of the Easter Season,
drawing closer to the hope of Jesus through the resurrection.

We have journeyed these 40 days of Lent in our Domestic Churches. Now let's journey through the 50 days of the Easter Season! How?

  • Create a prayer space in your home honoring Jesus' resurrection. You can include a white cloth, a white candle and a cross. 
  • Livestream or come to Mass each Sunday. Talk about the stories you hear in the Mass Readings as a family or with friends.
  • Create "Jesus Has Risen!", "Alleluia!" or "Easter Blessings!" signs and put them in your front windows or make them lawn signs. Keep them up for the 50 days, testifying that your home is a Christian home that shares the hope of Jesus.

10 Cute Signs for Easter Photoshoot with Kids {Free Printables} - Prep and  Shine

                         

Jesus calls us to die to ourselves so that our lives may
bring blessings to those who suffer.

Let's continue this through doing the Spiritual Works of Mercy
during the Easter Season!

Corporal & Spiritual Works of Mercy - Church of Saint Ann - Avon, CT

 

3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER - SUNDAY OF DIVINE MERCY


EASTER

This Sunday is the 3rd Sunday of Easter and the liturgical color is WHITE.
Decorate your altar at home with a white cloth, a candle, a Bible, and a Cross.
As you live-stream or watch a broadcast of Mass, raise your voices in joyful praise and receive Jesus in Spiritual Communion.

Now I know, brothers,
that you acted out of ignorance, just as your leaders did;
but God has thus brought to fulfillment
what he had announced beforehand
through the mouth of all the prophets,
that his Christ would suffer.
Repent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be wiped away.”
Acts 3:13-15


But if anyone does sin, we have an Advocate with the Father,
Jesus Christ the righteous one.
He is expiation for our sins,
and not for our sins only but for those of the whole world.
1 John 2:1-5a

“Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer
and rise from the dead on the third day
and that repentance, for the forgiveness of sins,
would be preached in his name
to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
You are witnesses of these things.”
Luke 24:35-48



CLICK HERE  to access Faith at Home and strengthen your faith and grow closer to Jesus through activities at home!

Haga CLICK AQUI para tener acceso a Fe en la Casa en Espanol y fortalecer su fe y crecer mas cerca a Jesus en su hogar! 

 

Your Church Relies on You

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meeting the payroll of our Parish Staff, the ability to continue serving our community through
ministries of OutReach, Liturgy and Faith Formation and the
care of our beautiful church grounds.

Thank you for giving to your church!

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THOUGHTS FROM FATHER RIZ

Important Announcement

My dear Parishioners, Please take advantage of the invitation below from our Archbishop Gomez ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

My dear Parishioners, May the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

My dear Parishioners, First of all I would like to express my grattitude to ... Read More »

Where is God in this? THOUGHTS FROM YOUR DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION

Like Falling in Love or Having a Favorite Toy!

Can you imagine?! You are in your early teens and the Archangel Gabriel appears ... Read More »

Joyfully Shine!

A Christmas story I remember from childhood is called, "The Littlest Angel". Each year ... Read More »

Stories Do Come True and Crayons Can Bring Peace!

How amazing is it when a story comes true! Can you think of a ... Read More »

MASS AND RECONCILIATION TIMES

SATURDAY VIGIL MASS: 5:00pm and 7pm (Spanish) - In the Church
SUNDAY MASSES: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00 Noon and 5:00pm (Live-streamed at 8:00am) - In the Church
DAILY MASS: 7:30am (Live-streamed also) Monday thru Saturday

CONFESSIONS: 3:00 to 4:30pm Saturday on the Plaza

OFFICE HOURS

Rectory:
Please call (805) 526-6499 or
Email [email protected]
Faith Formation:
Please call (805) 526-0680 or
Email [email protected]

Youth Ministry:
Please call (805) 526-7975
Please email [email protected]

SAINT PETER CLAVER STAFF

WELCOME

  • St. Peter Claver SJ (1580-1654)
  • Fr. Riz J. Carranza, Pastor
  • Fr. Louis Sung, Associate Pastor
  • The facade
  • The altar
  • St. Peter Claver tapestry in our vestibule
  • Deacon Brian and wife Sherry Clements
  • Deacon Melecio Zamora
  • Office Staff (L-R) Fr. Adrian, Debbie, Maggie, Teresa, Fr. Riz
  • Christmas 2016
  • St. Peter Claver shrine
  • Our Lady of Fatima visits SPC, September 20-24, 2017
  • Our parishioners venerating Our Lady of Fatima, September 24, 2017
  • Christmas Eve 2017. St. Nicholas kneels before the Child Jesus
  • holy oils
  • Guadalupe Fiesta 12/12/2016
  • St. Peter Claver Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Confirmation 2016 with our regional bishop, His Excellency Robert Barron
  • Our seminarian in his first year (2016) at the Juan Diego House

Our Church

We, the parish family of Saint Peter Claver, are a Catholic faith community within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Universal Church. Firm in the hope of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and inspired by the example of our patron, we proclaim the kingdom of God to embrace everyone in love without discrimination of any kind. We are devoted to worship, to witness, and joyful service in the Spirit.

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