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: 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

Worth driving to: St. Stephen Church, Valley Center
San Diego-area church part of relatively new parish with a faithful pastor

Name of Church St. Stephen Church Address 31020 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center, CA 92082 Phone number (760) 749-3324 Website www.ststephenvc.com Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m.  Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. (Spanish)  Monday, 12:15 p.m. Tuesday,

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Worth driving to: St. Stephen Church, Valley Center
San Diego-area church part of relatively new parish with a faithful pastor
2020-01-07T11:51:43-08:00

Worth driving to: Holy Family Church, Glendale
Glendale's oldest parish has many beautiful works of art

Name of Church Holy Family Address 220 East Elk Avenue, Glendale, CA 91205 (parish mailing address is 209 E. Lomita Ave., Glendale) Phone number (818) 247-2222 Website www.hfglendale.org Mass times Weekdays, 6:30 a.m., 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday,

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Worth driving to: Holy Family Church, Glendale
Glendale's oldest parish has many beautiful works of art
2020-01-07T11:52:15-08:00

Worth driving to: St. Joseph Church, La Puente
The pastor is a good confessor and faithful priest with a good sense of humor

Name of Church St. Joseph Address 550 N. Glendora Avenue, La Puente, CA 91744 Phone number 626-336-2001 Website https://stjosephchurch-lapuente.org/ Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m. Sundays, 7 a.m., 8:15 a.m., 9:45 a.m. (Spanish), 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. (Spanish) and

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Worth driving to: St. Joseph Church, La Puente
The pastor is a good confessor and faithful priest with a good sense of humor
2020-01-07T11:54:11-08:00

Worth driving to: St. Vitus Church, San Fernando
FSSP priests offer beautiful liturgy and orthodox homilies

Name of Church St. Vitus Address 607 Fourth Street, San Fernando, CA 91340 Phone number (323) 454-1002 Website fssp.la Mass times Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. (High Mass with Asperges), 11 a.m. (High Mass). 4 p.m. Vespers; 5 p.m.

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Worth driving to: St. Vitus Church, San Fernando
FSSP priests offer beautiful liturgy and orthodox homilies
2020-01-07T11:54:44-08:00

Worth driving to: St. Bruno Church, Whittier
The pastor leads "Family Rosary Across America" on Relevant Radio

Name of Church St. Bruno Address 15740 Citrustree Road, Whittier, CA 90603 Phone number 562-947-5637 Website www.stbrunochurch.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 6:30 a.m.

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Worth driving to: St. Bruno Church, Whittier
The pastor leads "Family Rosary Across America" on Relevant Radio
2020-01-07T11:55:15-08:00

Worth driving to: Mater Dolorosa Church
South San Francisco church has Latin Mass, a strong music program, and a monastery on the grounds

Name of Church Mater Dolorosa Address 307 Willow Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080 (Willow & Miller, not far from Colma’s Holy Cross Cemetery) Phone number (650) 583-4131 Website http://mdssf.org/ Mass Schedule Saturdays, 5 p.m. Sundays, 8 a.m., 10

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Worth driving to: Mater Dolorosa Church
South San Francisco church has Latin Mass, a strong music program, and a monastery on the grounds
2020-01-07T11:55:54-08:00

Worth driving to: Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Clovis church has weekly 25-hour adoration, NFP group, and a good homilist

Name of Church Our Lady of Perpetual Help Address 929 Harvard, Clovis, CA 93612-2250 Phone number 559-299-4270 Website www.olphclovis.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 6:30 a.m., 8 a.m. (Spanish), 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m.

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Worth driving to: Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Clovis church has weekly 25-hour adoration, NFP group, and a good homilist
2020-01-07T11:56:26-08:00