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Message from Fr. Riz

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 10/22/21

Dear People of God,

We are in a very privileged time, it is Jubilee Year here in our Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It is a time of renewal and a time to grow deeper in a loving relationship with God and with one another.  The following information is a ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 8/19/21

My dear parishioners, Currently, the cases of people getting sick of covid-19 are increasing and the majority of them are non-vaccinated. I want to appeal to our parishioners who are still hesitant to get vaccinated to please read the following statement from the Conference of Catholic Bishops of California ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 8/05/21

My dear parishioners, The following is the statement from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments concerning the “Change to the Concluding Doxology of Orations”. This was implemented on Ash Wednesday, last February 17, 2021. What is changed? In the concluding doxology of orations in ... Read More »

Important Announcement

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 7/29/21

My dear Parishioners, I want to share this article from the County of Ventura Public Health Department as a source to support the wearing of masks inside the public worship space, the church for the time being. It is my wish that implementing this recommendation will prevent any spread ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 6/30/21

My Dear Parishioners, To our Long time donors and all who have been especially generous in the pandemic It is through people like you that Jesus shows his love for us. Thank you for all you do and for your continued support of our parish community. Your generous gifts ... Read More »

Important Announcement

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 6/14/21

My dear People of God, There is good news from our Archbishop of Los Angeles! Thankfully, we have made significant progress in our fight against the pandemic in the three counties of the Archdiocese. We now can look forward to better days in which we can actively live our ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 5/28/21

My dear People of God, May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Love of God, and the Communion of the Holy Spirit be with you! I would like to share the reflection below as it brings some light to understanding and appreciating better the mystery of the ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 5/25/21

My dear Parishioners, Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Amen! Let us ask the Holy Spirit on this Feast of Pentecost to come to us and from His celestial home shed upon us a ray of light ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Riz

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 5/17/21

My dear Friends,One of the richness of our Catholic Tradition is the observance of the Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven. We celebrate Jesus’ ascension 40 days after He rose from the dead and this reveals the truth that “No one has ever ascended into heaven ... Read More »

Important Announcement

Posted by Fr Riz Carranza on 5/15/21

My dear Parishioners,

Please consider joining in the Zoom invitation to Fr. Pat Mullen's presentation on ST. Joseph. As the Santa Barbara Regional Program celebrating the Year of St. Joseph continues I am happy to send you this invitation from Bishop Barron for this coming Monday, May 17 @ 7:00 - ... Read More »