Announcing Live-Streaming

Thanks to the hard work and fundraising efforts of Fr. Oscar and our Hispanic Community, Audio Visual has added the capability of live streaming masses from Serra Center.  Pope Pius XII designated  Saint Clare of Assisi as the patron saint of television in 1958 on the basis that when she was too ill to attend  […]

Utterly and Particularly Unique

When I was in my twenties, I met and became friends with a woman named Kate. She was fun and funny. She was a big reader and always had something new and interesting to talk about. Sometimes, when she’d been drinking, she’d talk too much and too loudly, and get into some trouble, but I […]

How to Sell a Car, Franciscan Style

Did you know that it was during St Francis’ life, spurred by the growth of the merchant class, that money first became widely used in Italy? In the midst of this growth of commerce, the friars developed a deep understanding of how economics affects people and communities. Coupling their observations and theology, the Franciscan developed […]

Fill the Garden with Light

The Parish Squires/Roses (sponsored by our Knights of Columbus) will again display the Luminarias de San Luis Rey from 12 noon December 23rd through December 25th (depending on the weather). If you would like to create a remembrance, Christmas wish or prayer, please find our Luminarias table after Masses this weekend (Dec 22), in the […]

Father Martín Carbajo Nuñez, OFM: Special Guest

The Spanish Lectors welcomed a special guest to their workshop on Saturday, December 7th. Father Martín Carbajo Nuñez, OFM, is a visiting professor at the Franciscan School of Theology with a specialization in Moral Theology, a Masters in Social Communication, and a qualification as a computer technician. Since the work of the lectors is to […]

Hey, Parents! Join us!

Kids in Religious Education classes Sundays, at 9:00 am?   Join the Catholic Parents’ Community! Instead of simply dropping off the kid(s) and coming back 45 minutes later to pick them up again, stay with the grown-ups and share faith, fun and friendship/  Babies and other family who are not in Religious Education are welcome too.  […]

St. Francis Festival and the Blessing of the Animals

October 5, 2019 | 10 am to 3 pm A Celebration of Caring for Our Planet, People and Animals      The Franciscan friars and staff of Mission San Luis Rey invite you to celebrate St. Francis and his care for all creation – our planet, people and animals. It will be a day filled […]

Let’s Praise God in Song!

This article is taken from Music Director, Kerey Quaid’s talk at Masses during September. I want to invite you to join one of our parish choirs; and to remind you, in case you don’t want to join a choir, to please sing at mass anyway. I truly encourage everyone at Mass to sing along with […]

Organist Emma Whitten in Concert

A musical Celebration of Creation has been added to the St. Francis Festival at Old Mission San Luis Rey on Saturday, October 5. At 10 am and 1 pm in the Mission Church, organist, Emma Whitten, will play a half-hour organ recital featuring music inspired by God’s Creation – cats, swan, cuckoo, squirrel, flowers, and […]