Name of Church St. Joseph
Address 550 N. Glendora Avenue, La Puente, CA 91744
Phone number 626-336-2001
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 7 p.m. Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.
Confessions Saturdays, 4-5 p.m. and 8-9 p.m.
Names of priests/homilies Fr. Matthew Cumberland, pastor. Fr. Angelo Dayapan Jaballa, associate pastor. Msgr. Patrick Staunton, in residence. Fr. Cumberland is a faithful priest with a good sense of humor. He’s a good confessor, and well respected in the parish community.
School Yes. Founded in 1950, it serves grades TK – 8.
Special groups/activities Annual parish fiesta, religious education classes, Knights of Columbus, annual Christmas Bazaar, Dia de los Muertos celebration (in the parish school), various prayer groups, kids summer school and camp (also with the parish school).
Fellow parishioners La Puente has a large Hispanic community.
Parking It has a big lot, but it gets filled up on weekends. There is also street parking and parking at the school across the street on weekends.
Additional observations St. Joseph Parish is part of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It was founded in 1919, and celebrates its centennial in 2019. It is located just a few miles away from Bishop Amat High School. One of the few parishes around that still has altar rails.