POR QUE LA IGLESIA SE OPONE A LA PROPOSICION 1 Este año en California, somos llamados de una manera muy específica a rechazar el camino que lleve a hacer ilegal casi toda limitación en contra del aborto. La Proposición 1 protegería en la constitución estatal la posibilidad de tener abortos en el tercer trimestre y Read More

Taking Action for Life

WHY THE CHURCH OPPOSES PROPOSITION 1 This year in California, we are called in a very specific way to reject the pathway of making illegal virtually all limitations on abortion. Proposition 1, which would enshrine in the state constitution the ability to have late-term abortions and abortions for purposes of gender selection, as well as Read More

Announcements 10-02-2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS (click for video) MOTHER TERESA MOVIEThis coming Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m.,  join Fr. Sam to watch together a movie about Saint Mother Teresa of Kolkata, Mother Teresa: No Greater Love, at the Regal Downtown Oceanside. Click here to buy tickets.  Click here to learn more about the movie.  All families in any of Read More

Season of Creation

As we end our Season of Creation, we pray that you would call to us, as from the burning bush, with the sustaining fire of your Spirit. Breathe upon us. Open our ears and move our hearts. Turn us from our inward gaze. Teach us to contemplate your creation, and listen for the voice of Read More

Cargo Van Wanted

CAN YOU HELP? The success of Loretto House Food Pantry is the result of the generous hearts of our parishioners, volunteers, local businesses, and community organizations. With the relocation/closure of other local food pantries, our assistance to families in need has nearly doubled. A recent assessment of daily operation efficiency has made us realize that Read More

Blessing for Families of Religious Education

All families in any of our Religious Education programs are invited for a special blessing to start the catechetical year on Friday, October 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the Serra Center Religious Education Programs include RCIA, Adults, Young Adults, Confirmation, High School, Confirmation, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, and Kinder. Bendición de Familias de Educación Religiosa Read More

40 Days for Life

SEPTEMBER 28—NOVEMBER 6 Help mothers and children by joining in prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. Here’s how to take part: Sign up at: If you sign up, it encourages others to join you there. Or bring a prayer partner. The vigil is held outside of Planned Parenthood, 1964 Via Centre in Read More

Announcements 9-18-2022

Next Saturday, the 24th, we will celebrate with our Filipino Community, San Lorenzo Ruiz, at the 4:00 p.m. Mass. One of the readings and music will be in Tagalog, and translations will be provided on the screen. A potluck reception and live music will follow in the St. Michael’s Courtyard. Please bring a dish to Read More

Remembering 9-11

The anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks against the United States is an important and moving occasion for many Americans.   We lift our hearts in prayer to the Lord: For the Church, that she may continue to provide care and healing for all, especially those affected by the attacks on September 11, 2001, we pray to Read More

Announcements 9-11-2022

If you recall a few months ago, we, and all parishes throughout the Diocese, under the direction of Pope Francis, held a Synod to ask for parishioners’ opinions on the direction of the Church. To follow this event, the Diocese has asked us to make this survey link available on our website or sent via Read More

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