Announcements 9-13-2020

(en español) As a part of our celebration of the Season of Creation, we invite you to join us for an online education session, “The Healing Power of Love in Action: Creation Care in a Time of Pandemic and Partisanship,” on Friday, September 18th, at 7:00 p.m.; our presenter is Fr. Sam. The zoom presentation […]

The Latest News for the Weekend of September 6, 2020

(en español) 1. This weekend began our celebration of the Season of Creation. This season will continue until October 4th, St. Francis’ Feast Day. We ask you to join in prayer for the care of all creation.   Click here to signup for reflections (From the Pastor’s Desk) and other resources. 2. Saturday Reconciliation will be […]

Anuncios – septiembre 6, 2020

Este fin de semana comenzamos nuestra celebración del Tiempo de la Creación. Esta temporada continua hasta el 4 de octubre, Día de San Francisco. Unámonos en oración por el cuidado de toda la creación. Vean el boletín para reflexiones y otros recursos. La Reconciliación del sábado 12 de septiembre será de 9 a.m. a 9:30 […]

Announcements 8-29-2020

(en español) Religious Education Registration Sunday is this Sunday, August 30th, from 9 am to 1 pm under the arched porch of the Serra Center. Click here for more details! Saturday Reconciliation will have a shortened time: 9 am to 9:30 am on August 29th and September 5th, due to our Confirmation Masses, appointments can be made […]

My Church / Mi Iglesia

The Ministry of Culture and Diversity and the Pastoral Council invite you to participate in a three-session Diocese Event through Zoom, “My Church, My Story”, promoting dialogue and action to overcome racism. El Ministerio de Cultura y Diversidad y el Consejo Pastoral los invitan a participar en un evento de tres sesiones de la Diócesis […]

Drive-Thru Tonight

Don’t forget that the Farewell Celebration for Fr. Vince is tonight! Join us between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm in your car in the Old Mission Parking lot for a “drive-by” farewell. Celebración para Despedirnos del Padre Vince Únete a nosotros para decir adiós a El Padre Vince en una Celebración de Despedida estilo Drive-Thru (en […]

Social Outreach Update

Thank you to the many Mission San Luis Rey families who continue to make our parish food pantry possible! In these unexpected times, it has been so encouraging seeing our parish community answer the call to care for the vulnerable in our Oceanside community. With the help of very special volunteers and donors, our food […]

Letting Go

St. Francis of Assisi used “Letting Go” as a way to get closer to God. He let go of his family, his possessions, his dream of being a knight and his fear of lepers. It wasn’t until Francis let go of these things that he was able to fully give his life to God. St. […]

The one who sings prays twice!

St. Ambrose once said: “The one who sings prays twice!” I would like to encourage us all with the words of St. Paul in his Letter to the Colossians: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, as in all wisdom you teach and admonish one another, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with […]


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  Holy Mass, she had reportedly been able to see and hear it on the wall of her room. Inspired by St. Clare, Mission San Luis Rey Parish is […]