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. 

Mass times for September 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 September 1 – St. Teresa Margaret, Virgin (St. Giles, Abbott)
 TBD

Saturday September 2 – St. Brocard, OCD, Confessor (St. Stephen of Hungry, King & Confessor)
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday September 3 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (St. Pius X, Pope & Confessor)
   10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday September 4 – Ferial day
   7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 5 – St. Lawrence Justinian, Bishop & Confessor
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday September 6 – Ferial day
    7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday September 7 – Ferial day
  7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 8 – Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (St. Adrian, Martyr)
   7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday September 9 – St. Peter Claver, Confessor (St. Gorgonius, Martyr)
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday September 10 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (St. Nicholas of Tolentino, Confessor)
   10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Monday September 11 – St. Protius & Hyacinth, Martyrs
   7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 12 – Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary
   9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday September 13 – Bl. Maria de Jesus, OCD, Virgin
    7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday September 14 – Exultation of the Holy Cross
   7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 15 – Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary (St. Nicomedes, Martyr)
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday September 16 – St. Albert of Jerusalem - OCD Calendar (Sts. Cornelius, Pope, & Cyprian, Martyrs)
  7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday September 17 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Stigmata of St. Francis of Assisi)
   9:30 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday September 18 – St. Joseph of Cupertino
   7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 19 – St. Januarius & Companions, Martyrs
    7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday September 20 – Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon & Companions (St. Eustace & companions, Martyrs)
   7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday September 21 – St. Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist
    7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 22 – St. Thomas of Villanova, Bishop & Confessor (St. Maurice & Companions, Martyrs)
   8:30 am - Low Mass

Saturday September 23 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Pio de Pietrelcina  and St. Linus, Pope & Martyr)
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday September 24 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Monday September 25 – Ferial day
     7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 26 – St. Isaac Jogues & Companions (St. Gerard, Bishop & Martyr and Sts. Cyprian & Justina, Martyrs)
     7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday September 27 – Sts. Cosmos & Damian, Martyrs
    10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday September 28 – St. Wenceslaus, Martyr
     7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 29 – Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel
     10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday September 30 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Jerome, Priest, Confessor & Doctor)
    7:45 am - Low Mass

Mass times for August 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.

Tuesday August 1 – St. Peter in Chains, Apostle (St. Paul & the Holy Machabees)
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday August 2 – St. Alphonsus Ligouri, Bishop & Doctor (Pope St. Stephen, Martyr)
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday August 3 – Finding of the body of St. Stephen, Martyr
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Friday August 4 – St. Dominic, Confessor
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday August 5 – Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday August 6 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - The Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ
    10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday August 7 – St. Cajetan
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday August 8 – St. John Marie Vianney, Confessor (Sts. Cyriaus, Largus & Smargdus, Martyrs)
     7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday August 9 – St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin & Martyr (Vigil of St. Lawrence)
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday August 10 – St. Lawrence, Martyr
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday August 11 – St. Philomina, Virgin & Martyr (Sts. Tiburtius, Martyr)
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday August 12 – St. Clare, Virgin
     7:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday August 13 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Sts. Hippolytus & Cassian, Martyrs)
    10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday August 14 – Vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday August 15 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday August 16 – St. Joachim, Father of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday August 17 – Bl. Angelus Augustine Mazzinghi, OCD, Confessor (St. Hyacinth, Confessor)
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday August 18 – Bl. John Baptist Duvernil & Companions, Martyrs (St. Agapitus, Martyr)
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday August 19 – St. John Eudes, Confessor
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday August 20 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (St. Bernard of Clarivaux, Abbott & Doctor)
    9:30 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday August 21 – St. Joan Francis Fremiot de Chantal
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday August 22 – Immaculate Heart of Mary (St. Timothy, Hippolytus & Symphorian, Martyrs)
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday August 23 – St. Philip Benizi, Confessor
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday August 24 – St. Bartholomew, Apostle
    NO PUBLIC MASS offered today

Friday August 25 – St. Mary of Jesus, Crucified (St. Louis IX, Confessor)
    9:30 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday August 26 – Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Zephyrinus, Pope & Martyr)
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday August 27 –  Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Transverberation of the Heart of St. Teresa of Avila - OCD Calendar) (St. Joseph Calasance, Confessor)
    10:00 Ordinary Form Mass

Monday August 28 – St. Augustine, Bishop & Doctor
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday August 29 – Beheading of St. John the Baptist (St. Sabina)
    7:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Wednesday August 30 – St. Rose of Lima (Sts. Felix & Adacutus)
     10:00 Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday August 31 – Dedication of the Churches of the Carmelite Order
    7:45 am – Low Mass