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 […]

Fall: The Perfect Season for a Recommitment to Stewardship

Summer’s end brings with it nostalgia for carefree days, long nights, lazy weekend afternoons, reunions with families, and summer road trips. But in our parishes, autumn brings a burst of new life that makes September and October feel almost like spring. Why? For the Christian steward, fall brings a renewed sense of commitment. Literally, many […]

Bingo Continuing During Renovation

Great news! The St. Francis Hall is starting renovations. That means Mission Bingo will continue at a temporary location during construction. Beginning Saturday, September 21st, bingo will be held at the Oceanside Elks Lodge, 444 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, CA 92054. Bingo sessions will be the same days on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Bingo will start […]

New Opportunities to Serve

The Music Ministry seeks talented musicians and singers to participate in our weekly Masses, Prayer Services and Festive Days. Be ready to Praise the Lord! Call Kerey Quaid, Director of Music, at 760-547-0709 or email musicdirector@sanluisreyparish.org EVENING WITH THE FRIARS Join us in planning “Evening With the Friars,” a joy-filled November evening that includes a […]

What’s Extraordinary About Being a Eucharistic Minister?

What is truly extraordinary in the experience of being a Eucharistic Minister is the ability to take the Body of Christ, truly present in every consecrated Host or cup of consecrated wine, in hand, and reverently assist the clergy in the distribution of the Most Blessed Sacrament. It is not a casual ministry. The demeanor, […]

Farewell Hanz and Veronica!

Potluck Reception, April 24th at 6:30 p.m. St. Francis Hall It is always sad for us to say goodbye to parishioners but it is especially hard when those leaving us have been at the core of our parish life! That’s the way it is for us now as Hanz and Veronica Jaime move to Philadelphia […]