A Franciscan Christmas Concert

CANCELLED A FRANCISCAN CHRISTMAS “MESSIAH AT THE MISSION” CONCERT Choir of St. Barbara Parish, Mission Schola, Mission Chamber Orchestra Roy Spicer, Director and Choirmaster Friday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. $20.00 per ticket Join us in the Mission Church for this glorious celebration of the

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Advent “Little Blue Books”

Available in the Parish Office. Free of charge! Walk through the Sunday Gospels for the Advent/Christmas seasons, a few verses at a time, with explanations and reflections along the way. Office: (805) 682-4151 2201 Laguna St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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First World Day of the Poor

Dear Friend, This past Wednesday afternoon, in the small side chapel of the Old Mission Church, six Franciscan novices received their brown habits and put them on for the first time. It was a simple ceremony, a bit emotional, too, honoring another step on the path of these wonderful men

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Saint John of Capistrano

October 23 Saint John of Capistrano’s Story It has been said the Christian saints are the world’s greatest optimists. Not blind to the existence and consequences of evil, they base their confidence on the power of Christ’s redemption. The power of conversion through Christ extends not only to sinful people

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