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 News Notes 5/14/2017

I thought I would follow up my letter sent out to you last week regarding the Church’s actions being taken in the realm of shepherding immigrants and refugees.

Generally, response has been supportive and understanding, but a few observations that have come to me from you deserve sharing: (paraphrasing) Continue Reading

Pastor’s Corner 5/14/2017

In St. John’s Gospel this Sunday Jesus declares:

“In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places . . .”
and “. . . I am going to prepare a place for you.”

These words are found in the 14th Chapter of John (1- 12); it is one of the most frequently chosen passages for funeral masses and one of my favorites personally. Jesus’ words are words of assurance and they are consummately personal—A PLACE FOR YOU! This is exciting! For myself, since Jesus knows me better than anyone else, I imagine that my dwelling place will be a three-bedroom, two-bath, with a balcony from which I can watch at least three forms of transportation (preferably trains, planes, and ships) – and with walking distance to Wienerschnitzel. (Jesus, if you REALLY love me!) I think I’m kidding. Continue Reading