Saint Rita Catholic Church

A Catholic Faith Community Since 1908

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

Parish Corner 2/7/2016

Be Not Afraid!

In today’s readings we observe Isaiah, Paul, and Peter each caught in a moment of responding to an obvious manifestation of God’s presence and personal intervention in their lives. Isaiah, afraid to speak in the Lord’s name, has his tongue purified by the touch of a heaven-sent burning ember; Paul, declaring himself the most unworthy because he had been a “persecutor of Christians,” is rendered suitable for apostleship by “God’s abiding grace within,”; and Peter, likewise admitting he is such a sinful man that Jesus should depart from him, is nevertheless enabled by Jesus’ words of encouragement to step away from fear, put everything down, and follow Him. Continue Reading