Churches worth driving to

National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi, San Francisco

Name of Church National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi Address 610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-3917 Phone number (415) 986-4557 Website www.shrinesf.org Hours The main church is open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Lady Chapel (La Porziuncola Nuova) a replica of the church St. Francis built 800 years ago, is open daily, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. It contains a rock … [Read more...]

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Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater, Vancouver WA

Name of Church St. James the Greater Address 218 West 12th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660 Phone number (360) 693-3052 Website www.protocathedral.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. (Vietnamese). Tuesday through Friday, 12:10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. Mass is “ad orientem,” or “facing God,” as Fr. Harris says, and those … [Read more...]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, Sacramento

Name of Church National Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe Address 711 T Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 Phone number (916) 442-3211 Website www.guadalupe-sacramento.org Mass times Saturday vigil 7 p.m.; Sunday 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. Weekdays, 8 a.m. & 7 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. All Masses in Spanish. Confessions Saturday, 5-7 p.m. Before … [Read more...]

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St. Anne, Columbia

Name of Church St. Anne Location Kennebec Hill in Columbia, California. It is located just outside of Columbia State Historic Park, east of Stockton and a few miles north of Sonora. During the summer, volunteers offer tours of the church on weekends, noon to 2 p.m. School groups are especially welcome. The church is normally locked, so make an appointment to see it. Email … [Read more...]

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St. Mary’s Basilica, Phoenix

Name of Church St. Mary’s Basilica Address 231 North Third Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Phone number 602-354-2100 Website www.saintmarysbasilica.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 & 11 a.m. Monday – Friday, 12:05 p.m. Confessions Fridays, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.; Saturdays, 4 p.m. Names of priests Franciscan Fathers Michael Weldon, pastor & … [Read more...]

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St. Joseph Maronite Church, Phoenix, Arizona

Name of Church St. Joseph Maronite Church Address 5406 E. Virginia Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85008 Phone number (602) 667-3280 Website www.stjosephphoenix.org Liturgy times (also called Divine Mysteries) Saturday vigil, 6 p.m. (Spanish Mass) Sundays, 11 a.m. (English, Arabic and Aramaic) Weekdays, 7 p.m. The Divine Mysteries in the Maronite rite make use of the Syriac … [Read more...]

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St. Gianna’s, Tucson

Name of Church St. Gianna Oratory/Holy Family Church Address 338 West University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85705 Phone number 520-303-8859 Website http://www.institute-christ-king.org/tucson/ Mass times Latin Tridentine Masses: Sundays, 8:30 at 10:30 a.m. (high Mass) Monday & Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. First Fridays, 8 a.m. … [Read more...]

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John Paul the Great Catholic University chapel, Escondido

  Name of Church John Paul the Great Catholic University chapel Address 155 W. Grand Avenue in downtown Escondido Phone number (858) 653-6740 Website www.jpcatholic.edu Mass times Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. during the 40 weeks of the year when classes are in session.  The public is welcome to attend. The Mass draws some Chaldean rite seminarians, hence … [Read more...]

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St. Margaret Mary Parish, Oakland

Name of Church Saint Margaret Mary Address 1219 Excelsior Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610 Phone number 510-482-0596 Website www.stmargmaryoak.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. (ordinary form); Sundays, 7 a.m. (Low Mass, extraordinary form), 8:30 a.m. (ordinary form), 10:30 a.m. (ordinary form, Missa Cantata), 12:30 p.m. (extraordinary form, Missa Cantata); … [Read more...]

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St. Joan of Arc, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

  Name of Church St. Joan of Arc Church Address 773 N. 11th Street, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814 Phone number 208-660-6036 Website www.stjoanarc.com Mass times Weekdays, 6:30 a.m. & 12:15 p.m. Saturdays, 6:30 a.m. & 9:30 a.m. Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. (sung Mass), noon and 5 p.m. All Masses are Latin Tridentine. Confessions Saturdays, 30 … [Read more...]

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