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

Pastor’s Corner 7/17/2016

What Paul writes to the Colossians can be disastrously misunderstood: “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ.”

Is suffering a good thing? Should we seek out opportunities to suffer? And how is it that our suffering fills what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ? What could be lacking in the One who is God from God, light from light, true God from true God? Continue Reading