Churches worth driving to

Succinct reviews of churches in California and nearby states worth visiting.

Worth driving to: St. John Maron Church, Orange County

Name of Church St. John Maron Address 300 South Flower Street, Orange, CA 92868 Phone number (714) 940-0009 Website Liturgy times Sundays, 9:30 & 11:30 a.m. The liturgy is English, Arabic and Aramaic. Music Depends on the Sunday;

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2019-06-28T14:26:28-08:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Churches, Orange County, Southern California|9 Comments

Worth driving to: Serra Chapel, Shandon, Calif.

  Name of Church Serra Chapel (previously Chapel Hill) Address Although the church is open to the public, it is located on private property and has no address.  Take the CA-46 east from Paso Robles, take the Shandon exit (W.

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2019-10-07T11:36:41-08:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Churches|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Clergy abuse leads to fall-off in visible acts of faith

As the U.S. Catholic bishops meet this week in an effort to turn the tide on the clergy abuse crisis, a new study reveals that a majority of Americans believe abuse at the hands of priests and bishops to be

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Redwood City officials seek to blackball Chick-fil-A

  A San Mateo County official is pushing to stop a Chick-fil-A restaurant from opening up in Redwood City," reports CBS Local news. "The McDonald’s restaurant on Whipple could soon be tuning into a Chick-fil-A, making it the chain’s 13th restaurant

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2019-06-10T16:00:57-08:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Northern California|Tags: , , |22 Comments

Worth driving to: St. John’s Cathedral, Fresno

Name of Church St. John’s Cathedral Address 2814 Mariposa Street, Fresno, CA 93721 Phone number 559-485-6210 Website Facebook page Mass times Saturday vigil, 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Spanish). Sunday, 7:30 a.m. (Spanish), 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon

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2019-05-17T08:40:09-08:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Northern California|Tags: |7 Comments

Prince of Peace Abbey, Oceanside

Name of Church Prince of Peace Abbey Address 650 Benet Hill Road, Oceanside, CA 92058 Phone number (760) 967-4200, ext. 200 Website and Mass times One Mass daily; Sundays, 10:30 a.m. and Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. Visitors are welcome

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2019-04-05T20:01:14-08:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: California, Catholic Churches, Southern California|Tags: |6 Comments

Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Wilmington, California

Name of Church Ss. Peter and Paul Address 515 West Opp Street, Wilmington, CA 90744 Phone number 310-834-5215 Website Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. (English); Sunday, 6:30 a.m. (Latin Tridentine), 8 a.m. (Spanish), 9:30 a.m. (English; Latin Tridentine

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2019-03-29T12:22:30-08:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Churches, Southern California|Tags: |8 Comments