Mass times for February 2018



The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses, independent of the actual Form of the Mass celebrated that day.

Times and form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Saturday February 17 – Ferial Day after  Ash Wednesday
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday February 18 – First Sunday of Lent
     9:30 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday February 19 – Ferial Day of the First Week of Lent
     9:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday February 20 – Ferial Day of the First Week of Lent
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday February 21 – Ember Wednesday
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday February 22 – Chair of St. Peter (St. Paul)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday February 23 – Ferial Day of the First Week of Lent (St. Peter Damian, Confessor & Bishop)
     9:30 am – Ordinary Form  Mass

Saturday February 24 – St. Matthias, Apostle
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday February 25 – Second Sunday of Lent
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday February 26 – Ferial Day of the Second Week of Lent
     7:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday February 27 – Ferial Day of the Second Week of Lent (St. Gabrelisa Viegine Perdolente, Confessor)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday February 28 – Ferial Day of the Second Week of Lent
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Mass times for January 2018



The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses, independent of the actual Form of the Mass celebrated that day.
Times and form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Monday January 1 – Weekday in the Octave of Christmas
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday January 2 – Most Holy Name of Jesus (St. Euphrosyna, Virgin)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday January 3 – Third Day of January (Bl. Kuriakas Chevara, Confessor)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday January 4 – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Widow
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday January 5 – St. John Neumann, Confessor & Bishop
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday January 6 – Epiphany of the Lord
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday January 7 – The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
     10:00 am – Sung Ordinary Form Mass

Monday January 8 – Ferial after the Epiphany
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday January 9 –
Ferial after the Epiphany
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday January 10 –
Ferial after the Epiphany
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday January 11 –
Ferial after the Epiphany (St. Hyginus, Martyr)
     TBD

Friday January 12 – Twelfth day of January
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday January 13 – Commemoration of the Baptism of our Lord, Jesus Christ
     TBD

Sunday January 14 – Second Sunday after Epiphany
     10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday January 15 – St. Paul, Hermit & Confessor(St. Maurus, Abbott)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday January 16 – St. Peter Thomas, Confessor & Martyr (St. Marcellus I, Pope & Martyr)
     7:30 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday January 17 – St. Anthony, Abbott
     7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday January 18 – Chair of St. Peter (St. Prisca, Virgin)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday January 19 – St. Telesphorus, Pope & Martyr
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday January 20 – Sts. Fabian & Sebastian, Martyrs (Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday)
     7:45 am - Low Mass

Sunday January 21 – Third Sunday after Epiphany
     9:30 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday January 22 – Saints Vincent & Anastasia, Martyrs
      TBD

Tuesday January 23 – Espousal of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Commemoration of St. Joseph)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday January 24 – St. Timothy, Bishop & Martyr
    TBD

Thursday January 25 – Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle (St. Peter (under one conclusion))
    TBD

Friday January 26 – St. Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday January 27 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
     TBD

Sunday January 28 – Septuagesima Sunday
     10:00 am – Sung Ordinary Form Mass

Monday January 29 – St. Francis de Sales, Bishop & Confessor & Doctor
     TBD

Tuesday January 30 – Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary (OCD Calendar) (St. Martina, Virgin & Martyr)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday January 31 – St. John Bosco, Confessor (St. Peter Nolasco, Confessor)
     7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Mass times for December 2017

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses, independent of the actual Form of the Mass celebrated that day.

Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Friday December 1 – Ferial day
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday December 2 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Viviana, Virgin & Martyr)
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday December 3 – First Sunday of Advent
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday December 4 – St. Peter Chrysologus  
    9:15 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday December 5 – Bl. Bartholomael Fanti - OCD Calendar
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday December 6 – St. Nicholas, Bishop & Confessor
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday December 7 – St. Ambrose, Bishop & Doctor
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 8 – Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday December 9 – St. Juan Diego - OCD Calendar
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 10 – Second Sunday of Advent (Translation of the Holy House of the Blessed Virgin Mary  - OCD Calendar)
    10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday December 11 – St. Damasus, Pope
    10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday December 12 – Our Lady of Guadalupe
     7:45 am - Low Mass

Wednesday December 13 – St. Lucy, Virgin & Martyr
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 14 – Ferial day of Advent
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 15 – Ferial day of Advent
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday December 16 – Bl. Mary of the Angels - OCD Calendar (St. Eusebius, Bishop & Martyr)
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 17 – Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudate Sunday)
   9:30 am –Sung Low Mass

Monday December 18 – Greater Ferial day of Advent (Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - OCD Calendar)
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday December 19 – Greater Ferial day of Advent
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday December 20 – Greater Ferial day of Advent
   10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday December 21 – St. Thomas, Apostle
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 22 – Greater Ferial day of Advent
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday December 23 – Greater Ferial day of Advent
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 24 – Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord  (4th Sunday of Advent)
   10:00 am – Sung Ordinary Form Mass

Monday December 25 – The Nativity of Our Lord
      Midnight Mass – Sung Extraordinary Form Mass
      11:30 am Christmas Day Mass (Ordinary Form)

Tuesday December 26 – St. Stephen, Deacon & Protomartyr
      9:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday December 27 – St. John the Evangelist, Apostle 
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form

Thursday December 28 – The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 29 – Fifth day in the Octave of Christmas (St. Thomas Becket)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday December 30 – Sixth day in the Octave of Christmas
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday December 31 – Sunday within the Octave of Christmas (St. Sylvester)
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Mass times for November 2017

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses, independent of the actual Form of the Mass celebrated that day.

Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Wednesday November 1 – All Saints
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday November 2 – Commemoration of All Souls
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form (sung) Mass

Friday November 3 – Ferial day (Daily Mass for the dead allowed)
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday November 4 – Bl. Francoise d'Amboise - OCD Calendar (St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop & Confessor)
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday November 5 – Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost (Feast of the Holy Relics used in Churches of the Carmelite Order - OCD Calendar)
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday November 6 –Bl. Lucas of St. Joseph & martyrs of the Spanish Civil War - OCD Calendar (Daily Mass for the Dead allowed)
    9:15 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday November 7 – Bl. Francis Palau y Quer - OCD Calendar (Daily Mass for the Dead allowed)
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday November 8 – Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity - OCD Calendar (Daily Mass for the Dead allowed)
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday November 9 – Dedication of the Archbasilica of Our Holy Saviour
   7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday November 10 – St. Andrew Avelino, confessor
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday November 11 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Martin of Tours, Bishop & Confessor)
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday November 12 – Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost (St. Martin I, Pope & Martyr)
   TBD

Monday November 13 – St. Didacus
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday November 14 – All Saints of the Carmelite Order - OCD Calendar
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday November 15 – All faithful departed of the Carmelite Order - OCD Calendar
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday November 16 – St. Gertrude, Virgin
  7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday November 17 – St. Gregory Thaumaturgus
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday November 18 – Dedication of the Basilicas of Sts. Peter & Paul
  7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday November 19 Resumed Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (S. Raphael Kalinowski - OCD Calendar)
  7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday November 20 – St. Felix of Valois
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday November 21 – Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday November 22 – St. Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday November 23 – St. Clement, Pope & Martyr
  
9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday November 24 – St. John of the Cross, Confessor & Doctor
  
7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday November 25 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin & Martyr)
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday November 26 – Twenty-fourth and last Sunday after Pentecost (St. Sylvester, Abbot)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday November 27 – Ferial day
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday November 28 – Ferial day
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday November 29 – Blesseds Dennis & Redenptus - OCD Calendar Ferial day of Advent
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday November 30 – St. Andrew, Apostle
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Mass times for October 2017

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses, independent of the actual Form of the Mass celebrated that day.

Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Sunday October 1 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (St. Remigius, Bishop & Confessor)
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday October 2 – Feast of the Guardian Angels
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday October 3 – St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus, Virgin
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday October 4 – St. Francis of Assisi
   7:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday October 5 – Ferial day (Sts. Placidi & Sociorum, Martyrs)
   7:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday October 6 – Ferial day (St. Bruno, Confessor)
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday October 7 – Our Lady of the Rosary
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 8 – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (St. Bridget of Sweden, Widow)
   10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday October 9 – St. John Leonardi, Confessor
    9:15 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday October 10 – St. Francis Borgia, Confessor  
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday October 11 – Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass (form subject to change depending on priest celebrant)

Thursday October 12 – Ferial day
    TBD

Friday October 13 – St. Edward, King
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday October 14 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Callistus I, Pope & Martyr)
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday October 15 – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (St. Teresa of Avila, Virgin)
   9:30 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday October 16 – St. Hedwig, Virgin
  7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday October 17 – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday October 18 – St. Luke, Evangelist
  7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday October 19 – St. Peter Alcantra (North American Martyrs)
   7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday October 20 – St. John of Cantius, Confessor
   11:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday October 21 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Hilarion, Abbott) (Sts. Ursula & Companions, Virgins & Martyrs)
     9:15 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 22 – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (St. John Paul II - OCD Calendar)
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday October 23 – St. Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop & Doctor
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday October 24 – St. Raphael the Archangel
    7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday October 25 – St. Isidore (OCD Calendar)
      7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday October 26 – Ferial day (St. Evaristus, Pope & Martyr)
     7:45 am - Ordinary FormMass

Friday October 27 – Ferial day
   7:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday October 28 – Sts. Simon & Jude, Apostles
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday October 29 – Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Monday October 30 – Ferial Day
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday October 31 –Ferial day
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Vegetable gardening at the Carmel 2017

For the friends of the Carmelites who would like to see some "behind the scenes" pictures of the vegetable garden at the Kensington Carmel this year, please follow this link to the photo album.   You can click on each picture to see some commentary on the progress of the garden.