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 11/27/2016

As your pastor, I urge our faith community of St. Rita to take our Advent Themes to heart and mind. Let us not allow Christmas Eve to arrive by surprise. As families, observing Advent could just be the most rewarding stocking stuffer. Lighting the candles of an Advent wreath in the home of a senior living alone could be the assurance that Jesus continues to be light for the journey. The Christmas lights in our neighborhoods can be a reminder of Christ’s light that dispels darkness and gives joy—especially if we have also done something to bring joy to those who have no home to decorate! Decorating homes and the planning of parties can still be Advent awakening and awareness when the Christ child and the Holy Family are frequently mentioned as the reason why. The wrapping and giving of gifts can be done with a prayer of thanksgiving that each gift be a reminder of the greatest gift when “God so loved the world…” Continue Reading