Mass Updates


 Archbishop Gomez has dispensed all Catholics currently in the Archdiocese
of Los Angeles from the obligation of attending Sunday Mass.

Archdiocese of Los Angeles Suspension of Masses Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

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At St. Peter Claver, Daily and Weekend Masses have been suspended.
All parish gatherings, meetings and activities are suspended until further notice.

Confessions have been suspended as well. In an emergency, please contact a priest.

Thoughts from Fr. Riz

Pastor's Corner

Hello everyone,

Please know that you and your families are in my thoughts and ... Read More »

Pastor's Corner

My dear Parishioners of St. Peter Claver,

This is my very first time to ... Read More »

Where is God in this?

Drop Your Rock

Anger. I can explode into it inside so easily. My body stiffens and my ... Read More »

Look Up

Last night as I laid down to go to sleep I asked my guardian ... Read More »

Daily Mass with Bishop Barron

In an effort to continue the practice of our faith in these trying times, we invite you to join daily Mass from Bishop Barron's chapel celebrated by Bishop Barron or by Fr. Steve Grunow, CEO of Word on Fire.

Daily Mass with Word on Fire

Secure Online Giving

We would be most grateful for your continued financial support to ensure our collections are not significantly affected. 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.

Mass and Confession Times

All WEEKDAY and WEEKEND MASSES are suspended until further notice.

CONFESSIONS will be heard on Saturday from 3 to 5pm and on Monday from 4 to 5pm in both English and Spanish.

Office Hours

Closed until further notice.
Please email at [email protected]

Faith Formation:
Closed until further notice.
Please email [email protected]

Youth Ministry:
Closed until Further notice.
Please email [email protected]


  • 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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