Mass times for January 2015

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA - Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.

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

Thursday January 1 Octave of the Christmas
     8:45 am Low Mass

Friday January 2- Ferial day in Christmastide
     8:45 pm Low Mass

Saturday January 3- Saturday of Our Lady (Immaculate Heart of Mary)
     7:45 am Low Mass

Sunday January 4 The Most Holy Name of Jesus
     10:00 am High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday January 5 Ferial day of Christmas (St. Telesphorus, Pope & Martyr)
     7:45 am Low Mass

Tuesday January 6 Epiphany of the Lord
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday January 7 Feria after Epiphany
     7:45 am Low Mass

Thursday January 8 Feria after Epiphany
     10:15 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday January 9 Feria after Epiphany
     8:45 am Low Mass

Saturday January 10 Feria after Epiphany Saturday of Our Lady
     7:45 am Low Mass

Sunday January 11 The Holy Family
     10:00 am Sung Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday January 12 Feria of the First Sunday after Epiphany
     7:45 am Low Mass

Tuesday January 13 In Commemoration of the Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday January 14 St. Hilary - Bishop, Confessor & Doctor (3rd Class)
     7:45 am Low Mass

Thursday January 15 St. Paul, First Hermit (3rd Class)
     7:45 am Low Mass
    
Friday January 16   St. Marcellus, Pope & Martyr (3rd Class)
     8:45 am Low Mass

Saturday January 17 St. Anthony, Abbott (3rd Class)
     8:00 am Low Mass
    
Sunday January 18 Second Sunday after Epiphany
     9:30 am   Sung Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday January 19 Feria or Sts. Marius, Martha, Audifax & Abachum, Martyrs
    7:45 am - Low Mass

Tuesday January 20 Sts. Fabian & Sebastian, Martyrs
     8:45 am Low Mass

Wednesday January 21 St. Agnes, Virgin & Martyr (3rd Class)
     7:45 am Low Mass

Thursday January 22 Sts. Vincent & Anastasius, Martyrs (3rd Class)
     7:45 am Low Mass

Friday January 23 St. Raymond of Penafort, Confessor (3rd Class)
     7:45 am Low Mass

Saturday January 24  St. Timothy, Bishop & Martyr (3rd Class)
     10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday January 25 Third Sunday after Epiphany
     10:00 am Sung Low Mass

Monday January 26 St. Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr (3rd Class)
     7:45 am Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday January 27 St. John Chrysostom, Bishop, Confessor, & Doctor
     8:45 am Low Mass

Wednesday January 28 St. Peter Nolasco, Confessor (3rd Class)
     7:45 am Low Mass

Thursday January 29 St. Francis de Sales Bishop, Confessor & Doctor (3rd Class)
     10:15 am - Ordinary Form

Friday January 30 St. Martina Virgin & Martyr (3rd Class)
     8:45 am Low Mass 

Saturday January 31 St. John Bosco Confessor (3rd Class)
     7:45 am - Low Mass

Mass times for December 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA - Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.
Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

 Monday December 1 – Ferial day of Advent
    7:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday December 2 – St. Bibiana, Virgin & Martyr
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 3 – St. Frances Xavier, Confessor
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 4 – St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop & Doctor
     7:30 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 5 – Ferial day of Advent (Bl. Bartholomael Fanti - OCD Calendar)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday December 6 – St. Nicholas, Bishop & Confessor
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday December 7 – Second Sunday of Advent
     10:00 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday December 8 – Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     10:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday December 9 – Ferial day of Advent (St. Juan Diego - OCD Calendar)
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 10 – Ferial day of Advent  (Translation of the Holy House of the Blessed Virgin Mary  - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 11 – St. Damasus I, Pope & Confessor (St. Maravillas of Jesus - OCD Calendar)
     11:00 am  - Ordinary Form Mass

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

Saturday December 13 – St. Lucy, Virgin & Martyr
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 14 – Third Sunday of Advent
     10:30 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday December 15 – Ferial day of Advent
     9:00 am – Low Mass

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

Wednesday December 17 – Greater Ferial day of Advent
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 18 – Ember Wednesday (Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - OCD Calendar)
     TBD - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 19 – Ferial day of Advent
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday December 20 – Ember Friday of Advent
     7:00 am  – Low Mass

Sunday December 21 – Fourth Sunday of Advent
     9:30 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday December 22 – Ferial day of Advent
     9:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday December 23 – Ferial day of Advent
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 24 – Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 25 – The Nativity of Our Lord
     Midnight Mass - Sung Ordinary Form Mass (at Midnight)     
     11:30 am – Sung Extraordinary Form Mass
   <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated at Midnight at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way)>

Friday December 26 – St. Stephen, Deacon & Protomartyr
     TBD – Low Mass

Saturday December 27 – St. John, Apostle & Evangelist
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 28 – Sunday in the Octave of Christmas / Holy Innocents
     10:00 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday December 29 – Fifth day in the Octave of Christmas
    7:45 am - Low Mass

Tuesday December 30 – Sixth day in the Octave of Christmas
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 31 – Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas
     7:45 am - Low Mass

Mass times for November 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA - Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Saturday November 1 – All Saints
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday November 2 – Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost 
     10:30 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday November 3 – Commemoration of All Souls
     10:00 am – Sung Requiem Mass

Tuesday November 4 – St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop & Confessor (Bl. Francoise d'Amboise - OCD Calendar)
     7:15 am - Low Mass

Wednesday November 5 – Ferial Day or Daily Mass for the Dead (Feast of the Holy Relics used in Churches of the Carmelite Order - OCD Calendar)
     **Mass time will be changed - still to be determined as of 11/3

Thursday November 6 – Ferial Day or Daily Mass for the Dead (Bl. Lucas of St. Joseph & martyrs of the Spanish Civil War - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday November 7 – Ferial Day or Daily Mass for the Dead (Bl. Francis Palau y Quer - OCD Calendar)
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday November 8 – Saturday of Our Lady or Daily Mass for the Dead (Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday November 9 – Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost / Dedication of the Archbasilica of Our Holy Saviour
     10:30 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday November 10 – St. Andrew, confessor
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday November 11 – St. Martin of Tours, Bishop & Confessor
     7:15 am - Low Mass

Wednesday November 12 – St. Martin, Pope & Martyr
     7:45 am - Low Mass

Thursday November 13 – St. Didicus, Confessor & St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday November 14 – St. Josaphat, Bishop & Martyr (All Saints of the Carmelite Order - OCD Calendar)
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday November 15 – St. Albert the Great, Bishop & Doctor (All faithful departed of the Carmelite Order - OCD Calendar)
     TBD

Sunday November 16 – Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost
     9:30 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

The Sisters will begin the physical move into their new home 
in Kensington during the week of  November 17
The Masses from 11/17 to 11/20 will be in Canyon.

Monday November 17 – S. Gregory Thaumaturgus
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday November 18 – Dedication of the Basilicas of Sts. Peter & Paul
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday November 19 – St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Widow (S. Raphael Kalinowski - OCD Calendar)
     8:30 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday November 20 – St. Felix of Valois, Confessor 
     6:30 am - Low Mass (Last Mass in Canyon!)

Because of the uncertainties after the move, there will be no public Masses in Kensington from November 21 - 29.  This may be extended depending on the state of the 'move in' for the Sisters.  Please refer back here for any updated information.   

This web page will be moved/renamed on November 21 to 
carmelites-of-kensington.blogspot.com

Friday November 21 – Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday November 22 – St. Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr
Sunday November 23 – Twenty-fourth and last Sunday after Pentecost
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>
Monday November 24 – St. John of the Cross
Tuesday November 25 – St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin & Martyr
Wednesday November 26 – St. Sylvester, Abbot
Thursday November 27 – Ferial day or Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
Friday November 28 – Ferial day
Saturday November 29 – Ferial day or St. Saturninus, Martyr (Blesseds Dennis & Redenptus - OCD Calendar)

MASS IN KENSINGTON

Sunday November 30 – First Sunday of Advent
     5:00 pm - Ordinary Form Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

MASS IN KENSINGTON for Carmelites

Construction begins at Kensington!

October 31, 2014

More new construction photos have been added to the "Move to Kensington" blog at the Diocese of Oakland website - click below to see the progress!

http://www.oakdiocese.org/ministries/religious-communities-in-the-diocese/blog-carmelite-nuns-moving-to-kensington

Mass times for October 2014

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA -Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Wednesday October 1 – Ferial day or St. Remigius, Bishop & Confessor
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday October 2 – Holy Guardian Angels
     7:30 am – Low Mass

Friday October 3 – St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus, Virgin
     8:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Saturday October 4 – St. Francis of Assisi, Confessor
     7:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 5 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
     8:45 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 6 –St. Bruno, Confessor
     5:30 pm - Low Mass (last-minute change - sorry)

Tuesday October 7 – Our Lady of the Rosary
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 8 – St. Bridget of Sweden, Widow
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday October 9 – St. John Leonardi, Confessor (St. Denis & Companions - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 10 – St. Francis Borgia, Confessor  
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday October 11 – Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     8:00 am - Low Mass

 Sunday October 12 – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
      8:45 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 13 – St. Edward
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday October 14 – St. Callistus I, Pope & Martyr
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 15 – St. Teresa of Avila, Virgin
     7:00 pm – Low Mass

Thursday October 16 – St. Hedwig, Widow (Purity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 17 – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday October 18 – St. Luke, Evangelist
     8:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 19 – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
     9:30 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 20 – St. John of Cantius
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday October 21 – Ferial day or St. Hilarion, Abbott
      8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 22 – Ferial day (Bl. John Paul II - OCD Calendar)
     7:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday October 23 – St. Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop & Confessor
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 24 – St. Raphael the Archangel
    7:00 am – Low Mass

Saturday October 25 – Ferial day or Sts. Chrysanthus & Daria, Martyrs (St. Isidore - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 26 – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 27 – Ferial day

     7:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday October 28 – Sts. Simon & Jude, Apostles
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 29 – Ferial day
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday October 30 – Ferial day (St. Serapion - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 31 – Ferial day
      7:15 am – Low Mass

Mass times for September 2014

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA -Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Monday September 1 – St. Aegidius, Abbott
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday September 2 – St. Stephen of Hungary, King & Confessor (St. Brocard - OCD Calendar)
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday September 3 – St. Pius X, Pope & Confessor
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday September 4 – Ferial day
     6:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 5 – St. Lawrence Justinian, Bishop & Confessor
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday September 6 – Saturday of Our Lady 
     7:100 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday September 7 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
     8:30 am – Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 8 – Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday September 9 – Ferial day or St. Gorgonius, Martyr (St. Peter Claver - OCD Calendar)
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday September 10 – St. Nicholas of Tolentino, Confessor
     8:30 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday September 11 – Ferial day or Sts. Protus & Hyacinth, Martyrs
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 12 – Most Holy Name of Mary
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday September 13 – Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday
     8:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday September 14 – Exultation of the Holy Cross
     8:30 am – Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 15 – Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary 
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 16 – Sts. Cornelius, Pope, & Cyprian, Martyrs (St. Albert of Jerusalem - OCD Calendar)
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday September 17 – Stigmata of St. Francis of Assisi
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday September 18 – Ember Wednesday (St. Joseph of Cupertino - OCD Calendar)
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 19 – St. Januarius & Companions, Martyrs
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday September 20 – Ember Friday (Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon & Companions - OCD Calendar)
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday September 21 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - St. Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist
    9:30 am - Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 22 – St. Thomas of Villanova, Bishop & Confessor
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday September 23 – St. Linus, Pope & Martyr (St. Pio de Pietrelcina - OCD Calendar)
     7:15 – Low Mass

Wednesday September 24 – Our Lady of Ransom
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday September 25 – Ferial day (St. Cleophas - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 26 – Ferial day or St. Cyprian & Justina, Martyrs (St. Isaac Jogues & Companions - OCD Calendar)
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Saturday September 27 – Sts. Cosmas & Damian, Martyrs
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday September 28 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 29 – Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel
     9:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 30 – St. Jerome, Priest, Confessor & Doctor
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Mass times for August 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA - Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Friday August 1 – Ferial day or Holy Maccabees, Martyrs (St. Peter in Chains, Apostle - OCD Calendar)
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 2 – St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop & Doctor
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday August 3 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 
     8:45 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 4 – St. Dominic, Confessor
     8:30 am - Low Mass

Tuesday August 5 – Dedication of The Basilica of St. Mary Major
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 6 – Transfiguration of Our Lord
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 7 – St. Cajetan, Confessor (St. Albert of Trapani - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday August 8 – St. John Mary Vianney, Confessor
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 9 – Vigil of St. Lawrence (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 10 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:30 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 11 – Sts. Tiburti & Susanne Virgin Martyrs
     8:00 am – High Mass

Tuesday August 12 – St. Clare, Virgin
     9:30 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 13 – Ferial day or Sts. Hippolytus & Cassian, Martyrs
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 14 – Vigil of the Assumption
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Friday August 15 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     6:00 pm - Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday August 16 – St. Joachim, father of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 17 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 18 – St. Agapitus, Martyr
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday August 19 – St. John Eudes, Confessor
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 20 – St. Bernard of Clarivaux, Abbott & Doctor
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 21 – St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Widow
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday August 22 – Immaculate Heart of Mary
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 23 – St. Philip Benizi, Confessor
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 24 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost - St. Bartholomew, Apostle
     8:00 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 25 –St. Ludwig, Confessor
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday August 26 – Ferial day or St. Zephyrinus, Pope & Martyr
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 27 – St. Joseph Calasance, Confessor (Transverberation of the Heart of St. Teresa of Avila - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 28 – St. Augustine, Bishop & Confessor
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday August 29 – Beheading of St. John the Baptist
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 30 – St. Rose of Lima, Virgin
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 31 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
     9:30 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

First Mass of Thanksgiving of Fr. Peter Junipero Hannah, OP at the Carmel

With special thanks to our Dominican Brothers of the Western Province, we would like to share their blogpost of the First Mass of Thanksgiving of Fr. Peter Junipero Hannah, O.P., the celebrant,  at the Carmel of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph in Canyon CA.

Click here for their article.



Mass schedule for July 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA
-Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.   
Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Tuesday July 1 – The Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday July 2 – Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    7:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 3 – St. Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr
    6:45 am – Low Mass

Friday July 4 – Ferial day, or Commemoration of all Holy Popes
    8:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday July 5 – St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, Confessor
    8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday July 6 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
    8:45 - Sung Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 7 – Sts. Cyril & Methodius
    7:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday July 8 – St. Elizabeth of Portugal, Queen & Widow
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday July 9 – Ferial day (St. Thomas More - OCD Calendar)
   8:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 10 – Seven Holy Brothers, Martyrs
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday July 11 – Ferial or St. Pius I, Pope & Martyr
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday July 12 – St. John Gualbert, Abbott (Blessed Louis & Maria Azelie Martin - OCD Calendar)
    8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday July 13 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
     8:45 am – Sung Low Mass 
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 14 – St. Bonaventure
    9:30 am – High Mass

Tuesday July 15 – St. Henry the Emperor, Confessor (Vigil of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel)
    8:45 am - Low Mass

Wednesday July 16 – Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
   10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday July 17 – Ferial day or St. Alexis, Confessor
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday July 18 – St. Camillus de Lellis, Confessor
   8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday July 19 – St. Vincent de Paul Confessor
   8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday July 20 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 21 – St. Lawrence Brindis
    8:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday July 22 – St. Mary Magdalene, Penitent
    8:00 am - Low Mass

Wednesday July 23 – St. Apollanris, Bishop & Martyr (Octave of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - OCD Calendar)
   8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 24 – Ferial day or St. Christina, Virgin & Martyr (Bl. Teresa of St. Augustine & Companions - OCD Calendar)
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday July 25 – St. James the Greater, Apostle
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday July 26 – St. Anne, Mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday July 27 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 am – Sung Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 28 – Sts. Nazarus & Celsius Martyr
     9:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday July 29 – St. Martha, Virgin
    8:45 am - Low Mass

Wednesday July 30 – Ferial day or Sts. Abdon & Sennen, Martyrs IBlessed Maria Pilar, Teresa, and Maria Angeles, Maria Mercedes Maria Sagrario - OCD Calendar)
    8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 31 – St. Ignatius of Loyola, Confessor
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Mass schedule for June 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA
-Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.   
Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Sunday June 1 – Sunday after the Ascension
     9:30 am  – High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 2 – Ss. Marcellini, Petri, atque Erasmi Martyrum
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday June 3 – Ferial day after the Ascension
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Wednesday June 4 – S. Francisci Caracciolo Confessoris
     8:45 am – Low Mass
     3:00 pm – Low Mass

Thursday June 5 – St. Boniface
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday June 6 – St. Norbert
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday June 7 – Saturday of the Vigil of Pentecost
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday June 8 – Pentecost Sunday
     TBD 
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 9 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
    9:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday June 10 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday June 11 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
     7:30 am – Low Mass

Thursday June 12 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
     6:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday June 13 -  Day in the Octave of Pentecost
   8:45 am – Low Mass
   
Saturday June 14 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
    7:00 am  – Low Mass

Sunday June 15 – Trinity Sunday
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form (English)
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 16 – Ferial day after the octave of Pentecost
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form (English)

Tuesday June 17 – St. Gregory Barbarigo
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Wednesday June 18 – St. Ephrem of Syria
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Thursday June 19 – Feast of the Most Holy Body of Christ
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Friday June 20 – St. Silverius
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Saturday June 21 – St. Aloysius Gonzaga
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Sunday June 22 – Second Sunday after Pentecost
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 23 –Vigil of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday June 24 – Nativity of St. John the Baptist
     8:00 am – Sung Latin Mass (Ordinary Form)

Wednesday June 25 – St. William, Abbot
      8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday June 26 – Sts. John & Paul, Martyrs (Bl. Mari Josefina of Jesus Crucified - OCD Calendar)
     8:30 am – Low Mass

Friday June 27 – Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday June 28 – St. Irenaeus (Vigil of Sts. Peter & Paul)
      8:30 – Sung Requiem Mass
      Today will be a sung Requiem Mass celebrated for the repose of the soul of Rev. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, who was killed in Phoenix, AZ, on June 11, 2014.  

Sunday June 29 – Third Sunday after Pentecost  - Sts. Peter and Paul
      10:00 am – High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 30 – Commemoration of St. Paul the Apostle
     8:00 – Low Mass

Mass schedule for May 2014

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA
-Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Thursday May 1 – St. Joseph the Workman (OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday May 2 – St. Athanasius
      7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday May 3 – Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday (Ss. Alexander & Sociorus Martyrs)
      10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass (may be Dominican Rite Mass)

Sunday May 4 – Second Sunday of Easter
     9:30 am – Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday May 5 –St. Pius V, Confessor
     6:00 pm – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday May 6 – St. John the Evangelist (OCD Calendar)
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday May 7 – St. Stanislaus
     7:45 am Low Mass

Thursday May 8 – Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel (OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Low Mass

Friday May 9 – St. Gregory Nazianus, Bishop & Confessor 
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form

Saturday May 10 – St. Antoninus, Bishop
     TBD

Sunday May 11 – Third Sunday of Easter
     10:00 am High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday May 12 – Sts. Nerus, Achillus & Domitillus, virgins & Pancratus Martyr
     10:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday May 13 – St. Robert Bellarmine
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday May 14 – St. Boniface
     7:30 am – Low Mass

Thursday May 15 – St. John Baptist de la Salle
     10:00 am Ordinary Form Mass

Friday May 16   St. Ubaldus (St. Simon Stock (OCD Calendar))
   7:45 am Low Mass
   
Saturday May 17 – St. Paschal Baylon
     9:00 am Solemn High Mass

Sunday May 18 –Fourth Sunday of Easter
     9:30 am High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday May 19 – St. Peter Celestini, Pope & Confessor
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday May 20 – St. Bernardine of Siena

     7:45 am Low Mass

Wednesday May 21 – Transfer of the Body of St. John of the Cross (OCD Calendar)
     6:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday May 22 – Ferial day after the Octave of Easter
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Friday May 23 – Ferial day after the Octave of Easter
     10:30 am  Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday May 24 – Our Lady, Help of Christians (OCD Calendar)
     11:00 am – Ordinary Form Sung Mass

Sunday May 25 – Fifth Sunday after Easter
     10:00 am High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday May 26 – St. Phillip Neri Confessor
     9:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday May 27 – St. Bede the Venerable
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday May 28 – St. Augustine of Canterbury
     8:00 am Low Mass

Thursday May 29 – The Ascension of the Lord
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday May 30 – St. Felicis Pope & Martyr 

     8:45 am  Low Mass 

Saturday May 31 – St. Petronilla (Blessed Virgin Mary Mediatrix of All Graces (OCD Calendar))
     7:30 am - Low Mass

Mass Schedule for April 2014

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA
-Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Tuesday April 1 – Ferial day after the Fourth Sunday of Lent
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday April 2 – Ferial day after the Fourth Sunday of Lent (S. Francisci de Paula Confessoris)
     8:00 am Low Mass

Thursday April 3 – Ferial day after the Fourth Sunday of Lent
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday April 4 – S. Isidori Episc. Confessoris et Ecclesiae Doctoris
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday April 5 – S. Vincentii Ferrerii Confessoris
     7:00 am Low Mass

Sunday April 6 – Passion Sunday I
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form (possibly Latin, TBD)
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday April 7 – Ferial day after Passion Sunday I
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday April 8 – Ferial day after Passion Sunday I
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday April 9 – Ferial day after Passion Sunday I
    7:30 am – Low Mass

Thursday April 10 – Ferial day after Passion Sunday I
     6:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday April 11 –  Ferial day after Passion Sunday I (S. Leonis I. Papae Confessoris et Ecclesise Doctoris  )
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday April 12 – Ferial day after Passion Sunday I
      8:00 am Low Mass

Sunday April 13 – Palm Sunday (Passion Sunday II)
     8:00 am – High Mass (with procession)
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday April 14 – Monday of Holy Week
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday April 15 – Tuesday of Holy Week
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Wednesday April 16 – Wednesday of Holy Week
    8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday April 17 – Mass of the Lord's Supper
     4:00 pm High Mass

Friday April 18 –Friday of Holy Week
    12 noon Extraordinary Form Liturgy of the Passion

Saturday April 19 – Holy Saturday
    8:00 pm Easter Vigil Mass

Sunday April 20 – Easter Sunday
     9:00 am – High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday April 21 – Ferial Day in the Octave of Easter
    7:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday April 22 – Ferial Day in the Octave of Easter
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday April 23 – Ferial Day in the Octave of Easter
     7:45 am - Low Mass

Thursday April 24 – Ferial Day in the Octave of Easter
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday April 25 – Ferial Day in the Octave of Easter
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday April 26 – Ferial Day in the Octave of Easter
     8:45 am - Low Mass

Sunday April 27 – First Sunday (Low Sunday) after Easter
     10:00 am – High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday April 28 – St. Paul of the Cross, Confessor
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday April 29 – St. Peter Martyr

     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday April 30 – Ferial Day after the Octave of Easter (St. Catharine Senensis)
     8:00 am Low Mass