Location & Mass Schedule

Address: 318 N Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre, CA, 91024-1203
Mailing Address/Parish Office: 50 E. Alegria Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024
Map and Directions
Web Address: www.st-rita.org
Office Phone: (626) 355-1292
FAX: (626) 355-2290
Weekend: Sat: 5:30 p.m. Sun: 7:30, 10 a.m.; 12 noon
Weekday: Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat: 8 AM (Communion Service) Wed, Thu: 8 AM
Holy Day & Vigil: 8:00 AM, 6:30 PM Vigil: 5:30 PM
Adoration: First Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Confessions: Sat: 4 to 5 p.m.
Devotions: Mother of Perpetual Help Sat 7:50 AM
Wheelchair Access: Yes

Pastor’s Corner 12/16/2018

Today is “Gaudete Sunday,” or “Rejoice Sunday”, the third Sunday of Advent. In the first reading the prophet Zephaniah reminds us to “shout for joy,” while in the second reading St. Paul reminds us to “rejoice in the Lord always.” In the gospel a question is asked of John the Baptist – What are we to do? The question is about how to live the faith. One important ingredient is joy. There is something very attractive about joyful people. Mother Teresa and her sisters, while living in the simplest fashion exuded joy and this in itself attracted many to the faith. Let us be joyful people. May our joy attract those who have fallen away from the Church to consider coming back. Continue Reading