Welcome to the Saint Barbara Parish – Roman Catholic Church. In the Franciscan tradition, we strive to live the gospel life in prayer, evangelization, outreach and stewardship.

In imitation of Jesus Christ, we welcome all people to worship and celebrate God’s all-inclusive love with us at the Mission Santa Barbara. Whoever you are, wherever you are in your life, we thank you for choosing to worship with us.

Parish Events

Oct
21
Tue
Pastoral Council @ Mission Santa Barbara
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Pastoral council is a private meeting.

Oct
23
Thu
Fall Scripture Classes @ Friar Lounge Missional Renewal Center
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Fall Scripture Classes @ Friar Lounge Missional Renewal Center

FREE Scripture Classes thru Nov 21

Fr. Charles and Fr. Larry are continuing with their highly popular series of Fall Scripture classes

continuing on through November 21. Weekly classes—there are two identical sections—are held on

Thursday evening (7:00- 8:30 pm) and on Friday mornings (9:30 – 11:00 am) through November 21.

No previous background or training in Scripture necessary. No registration! No fees! And practically no homework! Each 90-minute class will focus on background information, reflection questions, and faith sharing. There is no attendance requirement; you can start at any time and are free to come and go as you are able to.

Themes for the remaining classes include: Making the Connection between Scripture and the Sunday readings at Mass; preparation for Advent and Christmas.

Thursday evening classes will meet in the Friar’s Lounge at the Missional Renewal Center (use the driveway at the 2300 Garden Street entrance). Friday morning classes will meet in the Parish Social

Room (enter through the Parish office off the portico in front of the Old Mission).

Welcome! And BOYB: Bring You Own Bible!

Oct
24
Fri
Enneagram Workshop
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm

Franciscan friar, Father Michael Harvey will be offering a weekend workshop on the Enneagram, starting on Friday, October 24 and ending on Sunday, October 26 at the Mission Renewal Center. The cost will be $90 and includes electronic notes, a reference book on subtypes, plus $30 for lunches. For further information, please check the Parish Bulletin.

Fall Scripture Classes @ Friar Lounge Missional Renewal Center
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Fall Scripture Classes @ Friar Lounge Missional Renewal Center

October 2 & 3

Fr. Charles and Fr. Larry will be offering an eight-week series of Scripture classes starting on Thursday, Oct. 2 (7-8:30pm) and Friday, Oct. 3 (9:30-11am).

This is a continuation of our highly successful classes offered earlier this year. No previous background or training in Scripture necessary. No registration! No fees! And practically no homework! Each 90-minute class will focus on background information, reflection questions, and faith sharing.

Thursday evening classes will meet in the Friar’s Lounge at the Missional Renewal Center (use the driveway at the 2300 Garden Street entrance). Friday morning classes will meet in the Parish Social Room (enter through the Parish office off the portico in front of the Old Mission).

Welcome! And BOYB: Bring You Own Bible!

Oct
25
Sat
Saturday Vigil @ Mission Santa Barbara
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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