Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Construction begins at Kensington!

9/30/2014

Some new construction photos have been added to the "Move to Kensington" blog at the Diocese of Oakland website - click below to see the progress!

http://www.oakdiocese.org/ministries/religious-communities-in-the-diocese/blog-carmelite-nuns-moving-to-kensington

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Mass times for October 2014

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA -Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Wednesday October 1 – Ferial day or St. Remigius, Bishop & Confessor
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday October 2 – Holy Guardian Angels
     7:30 am – Low Mass

Friday October 3 – St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus, Virgin
     8:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Saturday October 4 – St. Francis of Assisi, Confessor
     7:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 5 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
     8:45 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 6 –St. Bruno, Confessor
     5:30 pm - Low Mass (last-minute change - sorry)

Tuesday October 7 – Our Lady of the Rosary
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 8 – St. Bridget of Sweden, Widow
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday October 9 – St. John Leonardi, Confessor (St. Denis & Companions - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 10 – St. Francis Borgia, Confessor  
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday October 11 – Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     8:00 am - Low Mass

 Sunday October 12 – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
      8:45 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 13 – St. Edward
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday October 14 – St. Callistus I, Pope & Martyr
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 15 – St. Teresa of Avila, Virgin
     7:00 pm – Low Mass

Thursday October 16 – St. Hedwig, Widow (Purity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 17 – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday October 18 – St. Luke, Evangelist
     8:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 19 – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
     9:30 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 20 – St. John of Cantius
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday October 21 – Ferial day or St. Hilarion, Abbott
      8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 22 – Ferial day (Bl. John Paul II - OCD Calendar)
     7:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday October 23 – St. Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop & Confessor
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 24 – St. Raphael the Archangel
    7:00 am – Low Mass

Saturday October 25 – Ferial day or Sts. Chrysanthus & Daria, Martyrs (St. Isidore - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday October 26 – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday October 27 – Ferial day

     7:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday October 28 – Sts. Simon & Jude, Apostles
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday October 29 – Ferial day
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday October 30 – Ferial day (St. Serapion - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday October 31 – Ferial day
      7:15 am – Low Mass

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Mass times for September 2014

The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA -Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Monday September 1 – St. Aegidius, Abbott
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday September 2 – St. Stephen of Hungary, King & Confessor (St. Brocard - OCD Calendar)
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday September 3 – St. Pius X, Pope & Confessor
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday September 4 – Ferial day
     6:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 5 – St. Lawrence Justinian, Bishop & Confessor
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday September 6 – Saturday of Our Lady 
     7:100 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday September 7 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
     8:30 am – Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 8 – Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday September 9 – Ferial day or St. Gorgonius, Martyr (St. Peter Claver - OCD Calendar)
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday September 10 – St. Nicholas of Tolentino, Confessor
     8:30 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday September 11 – Ferial day or Sts. Protus & Hyacinth, Martyrs
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 12 – Most Holy Name of Mary
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday September 13 – Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday
     8:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday September 14 – Exultation of the Holy Cross
     8:30 am – Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 15 – Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary 
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 16 – Sts. Cornelius, Pope, & Cyprian, Martyrs (St. Albert of Jerusalem - OCD Calendar)
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Wednesday September 17 – Stigmata of St. Francis of Assisi
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday September 18 – Ember Wednesday (St. Joseph of Cupertino - OCD Calendar)
   10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 19 – St. Januarius & Companions, Martyrs
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday September 20 – Ember Friday (Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon & Companions - OCD Calendar)
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday September 21 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - St. Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist
    9:30 am - Low Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 22 – St. Thomas of Villanova, Bishop & Confessor
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday September 23 – St. Linus, Pope & Martyr (St. Pio de Pietrelcina - OCD Calendar)
     7:15 – Low Mass

Wednesday September 24 – Our Lady of Ransom
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday September 25 – Ferial day (St. Cleophas - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday September 26 – Ferial day or St. Cyprian & Justina, Martyrs (St. Isaac Jogues & Companions - OCD Calendar)
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Saturday September 27 – Sts. Cosmas & Damian, Martyrs
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday September 28 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday September 29 – Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel
     9:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday September 30 – St. Jerome, Priest, Confessor & Doctor
     7:15 am – Low Mass

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Mass times for August 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA - Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.  Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Friday August 1 – Ferial day or Holy Maccabees, Martyrs (St. Peter in Chains, Apostle - OCD Calendar)
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 2 – St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop & Doctor
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday August 3 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 
     8:45 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 4 – St. Dominic, Confessor
     8:30 am - Low Mass

Tuesday August 5 – Dedication of The Basilica of St. Mary Major
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 6 – Transfiguration of Our Lord
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 7 – St. Cajetan, Confessor (St. Albert of Trapani - OCD Calendar)
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday August 8 – St. John Mary Vianney, Confessor
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 9 – Vigil of St. Lawrence (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 10 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:30 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 11 – Sts. Tiburti & Susanne Virgin Martyrs
     8:00 am – High Mass

Tuesday August 12 – St. Clare, Virgin
     9:30 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 13 – Ferial day or Sts. Hippolytus & Cassian, Martyrs
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 14 – Vigil of the Assumption
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Friday August 15 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     6:00 pm - Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday August 16 – St. Joachim, father of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 17 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am - Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 18 – St. Agapitus, Martyr
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Tuesday August 19 – St. John Eudes, Confessor
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 20 – St. Bernard of Clarivaux, Abbott & Doctor
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 21 – St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Widow
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday August 22 – Immaculate Heart of Mary
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 23 – St. Philip Benizi, Confessor
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 24 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost - St. Bartholomew, Apostle
     8:00 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday August 25 –St. Ludwig, Confessor
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday August 26 – Ferial day or St. Zephyrinus, Pope & Martyr
     8:00 am – Low Mass

Wednesday August 27 – St. Joseph Calasance, Confessor (Transverberation of the Heart of St. Teresa of Avila - OCD Calendar)
     8:00 am - Low Mass

Thursday August 28 – St. Augustine, Bishop & Confessor
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form

Friday August 29 – Beheading of St. John the Baptist
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday August 30 – St. Rose of Lima, Virgin
     7:00 am - Low Mass

Sunday August 31 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
     9:30 am – Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday, June 30, 2014

First Mass of Thanksgiving of Fr. Peter Junipero Hannah, OP at the Carmel

With special thanks to our Dominican Brothers of the Western Province, we would like to share their blogpost of the First Mass of Thanksgiving of Fr. Peter Junipero Hannah, O.P., the celebrant,  at the Carmel of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph in Canyon CA.

Click here for their article.



Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mass schedule for July 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA
-Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.   
Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Tuesday July 1 – The Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday July 2 – Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    7:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 3 – St. Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr
    6:45 am – Low Mass

Friday July 4 – Ferial day, or Commemoration of all Holy Popes
    8:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Saturday July 5 – St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, Confessor
    8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday July 6 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
    8:45 - Sung Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 7 – Sts. Cyril & Methodius
    7:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday July 8 – St. Elizabeth of Portugal, Queen & Widow
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday July 9 – Ferial day (St. Thomas More - OCD Calendar)
   8:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 10 – Seven Holy Brothers, Martyrs
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday July 11 – Ferial or St. Pius I, Pope & Martyr
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday July 12 – St. John Gualbert, Abbott (Blessed Louis & Maria Azelie Martin - OCD Calendar)
    8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday July 13 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
     8:45 am – Sung Low Mass 
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 14 – St. Bonaventure
    9:30 am – High Mass

Tuesday July 15 – St. Henry the Emperor, Confessor (Vigil of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel)
    8:45 am - Low Mass

Wednesday July 16 – Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
   10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Thursday July 17 – Ferial day or St. Alexis, Confessor
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday July 18 – St. Camillus de Lellis, Confessor
   8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday July 19 – St. Vincent de Paul Confessor
   8:00 am – Low Mass

Sunday July 20 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
     10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 21 – St. Lawrence Brindis
    8:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday July 22 – St. Mary Magdalene, Penitent
    8:00 am - Low Mass

Wednesday July 23 – St. Apollanris, Bishop & Martyr (Octave of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - OCD Calendar)
   8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 24 – Ferial day or St. Christina, Virgin & Martyr (Bl. Teresa of St. Augustine & Companions - OCD Calendar)
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday July 25 – St. James the Greater, Apostle
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday July 26 – St. Anne, Mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday July 27 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
    10:00 am – Sung Low Mass
 <As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 PM>

Monday July 28 – Sts. Nazarus & Celsius Martyr
     9:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday July 29 – St. Martha, Virgin
    8:45 am - Low Mass

Wednesday July 30 – Ferial day or Sts. Abdon & Sennen, Martyrs IBlessed Maria Pilar, Teresa, and Maria Angeles, Maria Mercedes Maria Sagrario - OCD Calendar)
    8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday July 31 – St. Ignatius of Loyola, Confessor
    10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Mass schedule for June 2014


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Canyon, CA
-Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.   
Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

Sunday June 1 – Sunday after the Ascension
     9:30 am  – High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 2 – Ss. Marcellini, Petri, atque Erasmi Martyrum
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday June 3 – Ferial day after the Ascension
     7:00 am – Low Mass

Wednesday June 4 – S. Francisci Caracciolo Confessoris
     8:45 am – Low Mass
     3:00 pm – Low Mass

Thursday June 5 – St. Boniface
     10:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday June 6 – St. Norbert
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday June 7 – Saturday of the Vigil of Pentecost
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday June 8 – Pentecost Sunday
     TBD 
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 9 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
    9:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday June 10 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday June 11 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
     7:30 am – Low Mass

Thursday June 12 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
     6:45 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday June 13 -  Day in the Octave of Pentecost
   8:45 am – Low Mass
   
Saturday June 14 – Day in the Octave of Pentecost
    7:00 am  – Low Mass

Sunday June 15 – Trinity Sunday
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form (English)
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 16 – Ferial day after the octave of Pentecost
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form (English)

Tuesday June 17 – St. Gregory Barbarigo
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Wednesday June 18 – St. Ephrem of Syria
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Thursday June 19 – Feast of the Most Holy Body of Christ
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Friday June 20 – St. Silverius
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Saturday June 21 – St. Aloysius Gonzaga
    8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)

Sunday June 22 – Second Sunday after Pentecost
     8:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass (English)
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 23 –Vigil of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist
     9:00 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday June 24 – Nativity of St. John the Baptist
     8:00 am – Sung Latin Mass (Ordinary Form)

Wednesday June 25 – St. William, Abbot
      8:00 am – Low Mass

Thursday June 26 – Sts. John & Paul, Martyrs (Bl. Mari Josefina of Jesus Crucified - OCD Calendar)
     8:30 am – Low Mass

Friday June 27 – Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday June 28 – St. Irenaeus (Vigil of Sts. Peter & Paul)
      8:30 – Sung Requiem Mass
      Today will be a sung Requiem Mass celebrated for the repose of the soul of Rev. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, who was killed in Phoenix, AZ, on June 11, 2014.  

Sunday June 29 – Third Sunday after Pentecost  - Sts. Peter and Paul
      10:00 am – High Mass
<As a side note, there will be an Extraordinary Form Mass celebrated this Sunday at Santa Maria Parish in Orinda, CA (40 Santa Maria Way) at 12:30 pm>

Monday June 30 – Commemoration of St. Paul the Apostle
     8:00 – Low Mass