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  • Women’s Faith Sharing Group

    Women’s Faith Sharing Group
    Mission Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara.

    SANTA BARBARA – On Saturday, 8 October 2022, the Women’s Faith Sharing Group of the parish of Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna Street, will be having their next meeting at 9am in the Francis Room.

    This month’s topic is “Silence” from the book Love Like a Saint by Liz Kelly. Coffee and snacks are provided.

    The Women’s Faith Sharing Group is “a wonderful opportunity to build community, draw closer to Christ, and deepen your
    faith”.

    For more information or to purchase a book, contact Donna Rubio via email or by calling 805-682-4151, ext. 116.

    The parish’s Women’s Faith Sharing Group gathers on the second Saturday of each month.

  • Villa Majella Autumn BBQ

    Villa Majella Autumn BBQ

    SANTA BARBARA – On Saturday, 22 October 2022, Villa Majella of Santa Barbara will be having an Autumn BBQ from 5:30pm until 8pm at the parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 1300 East Valley Road.

    This event will be indoors and outdoors, with a silent auction, a raffle drawing, and entertainment by “Rock It“. The Santa Maria style BBQ dinner will be sponsored by the Knights of Columbus (council #1684).

    Cost is $30 for one adult and $8 per child under 12. To purchase tickets, visit www.VillaMajella.org or call 805-683-2838.

  • Annual Fall Festival

    Annual Fall Festival
    La Purisima Concepcion in Lompoc

    LOMPOC – On Sunday, 16 October 2022, the parish of La Purisima Concepcion, 213 W. Olive Avenue, will be having their annual Fall Festival from 11am until 5pm on the school grounds. There will be games, bounce houses, entertainment, cake walks, silent auctions, food, and much more.

    “Save the date! Bring your friends and family to our festival. Please support this fundraiser”.

  • Catholic Daughters Invite

    Catholic Daughters Invite
    La Purisima Concepcion in Lompoc

    LOMPOC – On the second Tuesday of every month, the Catholic Daughters of the parish of La Purisima Concepcion, 213 W. Olive Avenue, has their monthly meeting at 12:30pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 523 E. Chestnut. Meetings begin with the recitation of the rosary.

    “Come and join us for fellowship and to learn how important our ministry is as we work in unity and charity for God, our faith, our families and our parish”.

  • Franciscan Fiesta at Mission Santa Barbara

    Franciscan Fiesta at Mission Santa Barbara
    Mission Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara

    SANTA BARBARA – Beginning on Saturday, 1 October 2022, the parish of Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna Street, will celebrate the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi with a “Franciscan Fiesta“, four days of special events celebrating the Franciscan
    heritage of the parish.

    • Saturday, 1 October 2022: A Morning of Reflection: Journeying with St. Francis and St. Clare with the Secular Franciscans (St. Louis the King fraternity), Sister Susan Blomstad, OSF, and Fr. Joe Schwab, OFM, from 9:30am until 1:30pm in Bonaventure Hall. Attendees are invited to bring a sack lunch. Beverages will be provided. To register to attend this morning of reflection as exploring and celebrating the lives and legacy of St Francis and St Clare of Assisi, click here.
    • Sunday, 2 October 2022: Outdoor Mass and Blessing of the Animals at 11am in the Mission Plaza. Animals welcome!
    • Monday, 3 October 2022: Transitus – An Evening Service of Remembrance at 7pm in the Mission Church. This traditional service of prayer and music recalls the passing of Saint Francis of Assisi into eternal life. A reception will follow in the Sacred Garden, featuring the almond pastries so dear to Francis in his last days.
    • Tuesday, 4 October 2022: Masses for the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi will be celebrated at 8am and at 5:30pm in the Mission Church. A wine and hors d’oeuvres reception in the Sacred Garden will follow the evening Mass.
  • Catholic Daughters Annual Garden Party

    Catholic Daughters Annual Garden Party

    SANTA BARBARA – On 15 October 2022, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas will be having their Annual Garden Party at 12pm in the parish of San Roque‘s Providence School courtyard.

    A delicious lunch will be served and there will be many beautiful raffle items.

    Reservations may be made by calling Lisa at 805-689-1974. Seating is limited.

  • Parish Family BBQ

    Parish Family BBQ
    San Roque in Santa Barbara.

    SANTA BARBARA – On Saturday, 24 September 2022, the parish of San Roque, 325 Argonne Circle, will be having a Parish Family BBQ complete with Oktoberfest Beer.

    BBQ food will be prepared by Butch Arnoldi and beer will be donated by the parish Dad’s Club.

    Help is needed with the planning of side dishes and desserts. If able to help, please contact the parish office via email or by calling 805-687-5215.

  • Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

    Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
    Holy Cross in Santa Barbara.

    SANTA BARBARA – On Wednesday, 14 September 2022, the parish of Holy Cross, 1740 Cliff Drive, will celebrate the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross with a Procession beginning at 6:30pm, followed by a bilingual Mass at 7pm, and hospitality on the plaza at 8pm.

  • Mission Moonlight BBQ

    Mission Moonlight BBQ

    SANTA BARBARA – On Saturday, 22 October 2022, the parish of Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna Street, will be having the Mission Moonlight BBQ: “Gems and Jeans” in the St Francis Courtyard (exact time not yet published).

    “Join the Franciscan Friars and staff of Old Mission Santa Barbara for a fun-filled evening of sunset hors d’oeuvres, dinner, wine, auction, and live entertainment…”

    Cost is $250 per ticket. All proceeds from this event support the conservation of the Mission’s historic buildings and gardens, as well as the art and artifacts in the collections of Old Mission Santa Barbara and the Santa Bárbara Mission Archive-Library.

    There are also sponsorship opportunities!

    To keep all guests and the friars safe, proof of COVID-19 vaccination (photocopy or hard copy) or a negative COVID-19 test within 24 hours of the event is required at check-in.