News And Announcements

Diocese & Bishop: Saint Cecilia Catholic Community is a parish of the Diocese of California, Ecumenical Catholic Communion. Our Diocesan Bishop is the Rt. Rev. Armando Leyva.

Rev. Leonard A. Cisneros is the Assistant Pastor. His duties include providing pastoral care, hearing confessions, editing the Newsletter, and administrative duties. He is also Parish Treasurer.

Rev. Sharon Kay Talley is the Parish Deacon and is responsible for all lay ministries, including readers, ushers, coffee hour, and altar guild.

We have an opening for a Cantor at this time because Soprano Michelle Fiore is on an indefinite leave of absence. The Cantor is assisted by other singers from time to time as needed. See the Pastor if you wish to apply.  Requirements include abilities to sight-sing and sing in both English and Spanish, as well as a strong voice.

New Procedure For Individual Prayers at Sunday Mass:  During the distribution of Communion, an assisting minister will perform anointings for healing as requested.  Names on the Parish Prayer List will be read after the Post Communion Collect. The Clergy offer pastoral ministry on an individual basis to those needing special prayers after Mass upon request.

Announcements at Mass:  Before the blessing, the Presider will announce the coming services for the week ahead, bring any urgent matters to the attention of the Assembly, and thank Mass participants.

Weekly Newsletter:  The Parish publishes a weekly newsletter containing schedules of parish activities, readings for the week, and announcements. It is distributed via email every Saturday and available in hard copy at Mass. See the Assistant Pastor for anything you’d like to include in it.

Children, both canine and human are welcome at Mass. Barking dogs and crying children are part of real life.

Food Donations for people and dogs (nonperishable) are always welcome as are clothes and toiletries. We give to Well in the Desert

Weekday Mass is on Wednesdays at 12:15PM and other days as announced