Catholic Churches

Churches worth driving to

Succinct reviews of churches in California and nearby states worth visiting. Articles are CalCatholic exclusives, by writer Jim Graves.

Worth driving to: Old Mission San Juan Bautista
Largest of the California missions was featured in Hitchcock movie “Vertigo”

Name of Church Mission San Juan Bautista Address 406 Second Street, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045 Phone number 831-623-2127 Website www.oldmissionsjb.org  Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m.  Sundays, 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., noon (Spanish), 1:30 p.m. (Spanish)  Daily, Wednesday

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Worth driving to: Old Mission San Juan Bautista
Largest of the California missions was featured in Hitchcock movie “Vertigo”
2020-02-20T18:52:02-08:00

Worth driving to: St. Patrick Church, Portland
St. Patrick’s is Portland’s oldest Catholic Church, and has beautiful architecture inside and out

Name of Church St. Patrick Church Address 1623 NW 19th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209-1723 Phone number (503) 222-4086 Website www.stpatrickpdx.org Mass times Sunday, 8:30 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m.  Tuesday – Friday, 6 p.m.  Saturday, 8 a.m. Confessions Sundays, 8 – 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.

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Worth driving to: St. Patrick Church, Portland
St. Patrick’s is Portland’s oldest Catholic Church, and has beautiful architecture inside and out
2020-02-06T18:23:51-08:00

Worth driving to: St. Columba, Chowchilla
Expect good homilies at this small town church: pastor is orthodox and knowledgeable in both philosophy and theology

Name of Church St. Columba Address 213 Orange Avenue, Chowchilla, CA 93610 Phone number 559-665-3376 Mass times Saturday vigil, 6 p.m.  Sunday, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon (Spanish); Wednesday-Friday, 8 a.m. Confessions Friday, 6 p.m.  The parish also has

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Worth driving to: St. Columba, Chowchilla
Expect good homilies at this small town church: pastor is orthodox and knowledgeable in both philosophy and theology
2020-01-24T04:35:20-08:00

Worth driving to: San Francisco de Asis in Flagstaff, Arizona
The pastor is a young, talented preacher; church has scenic views of San Francisco Peaks

Name of Church San Francisco de Asis Church Address 1600 E. Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Phone number 928-779-1341 Website https://www.sfdaparish.org/ Mass times Saturday vigil, 4:30 p.m.  Sundays, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12:15 p.m. (Spanish).  Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday,

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Worth driving to: San Francisco de Asis in Flagstaff, Arizona
The pastor is a young, talented preacher; church has scenic views of San Francisco Peaks
2020-01-09T20:06:36-08:00

Worth driving to: Holy Cross Chaplaincy, Fresno
Chaplaincy is in St. Anthony of Padua Church, and all Masses are Latin Tridentine

Name of Church Holy Cross Chaplaincy (in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel section of St. Anthony of Padua Church) Address 5770 N. Maroa Avenue, Fresno, CA 93704 Phone number 559-374-5989 Website https://www.fssp-holycross.org/ Mass times All Latin Tridentine.  Sunday,

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Worth driving to: Holy Cross Chaplaincy, Fresno
Chaplaincy is in St. Anthony of Padua Church, and all Masses are Latin Tridentine
2020-01-07T11:49:06-08:00

Worth driving to: Our Lady Queen of Peace, Santa Clara
Church has 24-hour Eucharistic adoration, about 30 weekly Masses, daily confessions, and 32-foot statue of Mary

Name of Church Our Lady of Peace Church and Shrine Address 2800 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054 Phone number 408-988-4585 Website www.olop-shrine.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 & 7:30 p.m.  Sunday, 7:30, 9, 10:30 a.m., noon, 2, 5, 6:30 (Spanish) & 8 p.m.  Monday – Friday,

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Worth driving to: Our Lady Queen of Peace, Santa Clara
Church has 24-hour Eucharistic adoration, about 30 weekly Masses, daily confessions, and 32-foot statue of Mary
2020-01-07T11:50:08-08:00

Worth driving to: Queen of Peace, Clearlake
The pastor of both the parish and its mission church, Queen of the Rosary, is a Polish immigrant who delivers orthodox homilies

Name of Church Queen of Peace Address 14435 Uhl Avenue, Clearlake, CA 95422 Phone number (707) 994-6618 Website www.biblecatholic.net  Mass times Saturday vigil, 6 p.m.  Sundays, 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon (Spanish).  Wednesdays, 7 p.m. (Spanish).  The parish

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Worth driving to: Queen of Peace, Clearlake
The pastor of both the parish and its mission church, Queen of the Rosary, is a Polish immigrant who delivers orthodox homilies
2020-01-07T11:52:58-08:00

Worth driving to: Our Lady of the Assumption, Turlock, CA
Church has Masses in Portuguese and Latin every Sunday

Name of Church Our Lady of the Assumption Address 2602 S. Walnut Road, Turlock, CA 95381 Phone number (209) 634-2222 Website www.olassumption.net Mass times Saturday vigil 7:30 p.m. (Portuguese); Sunday 9:30 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. (Portuguese); 6 p.m.  Monday, 9

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Worth driving to: Our Lady of the Assumption, Turlock, CA
Church has Masses in Portuguese and Latin every Sunday
2020-01-07T11:51:11-08:00