800 Beacon Street Avalon, California Santa Catalina Island
      800 Beacon Street Avalon, CaliforniaSanta Catalina Island  

Holy Days Schedule of 2022

(Includes both holy days of obligation and non-obligatory.)
We will post updates on our website, Facebook page, and in-person at mass when mass schedules are available for dates such as Ash Wednesday, Easter, and Pentecost.
Sun 1/9 - Baptism of the Lord
Wed 2/2 - Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
Wed 3/2 - Ash Wednesday (Start of Lent)
Fri 3/25 - Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Sun 4/3 - Confirmation for 2nd year students, 11:00am Mass
Sun 4/10 - Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion (Start of Holy Week)
Thu 4/14 - Holy Thursday (End of Lent, after the Mass of the Lord's Supper)
Fri 4/15 - Good Friday of the Lord's Passion (fasting and abstinence to be observed)
Sat 4/16 - Easter Vigil
Sun 4/17 - Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord
Sun 5/1 - First Communion, 11:00am Mass
Sun 5/8 - Mother's Day
Sun 5/29 - The Ascension of the Lord (observed day)
Tue 5/31 - Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sun 6/5 - Pentecost Sunday (Holy Spirit in the Holy Trinity)
Mon 6/6 - Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
Sun 6/12 - The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity / Avalon High School Senior Class recognition, 9:00 Mass
Sun 6/19 - The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
Mon 8/15 - Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Tue 11/1 - Solemnity of All Saints
Wed 11/2 - The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed
Fri 11/25 - Memorial of Saint Catherine of Alexandria (our Patron Saint)
Some feasts and religious days of significance have been omitted from this entry, but can be found on the US Council of Catholic Bishops website at:

MISSION STATEMENT: We, the people of St. Catherine Church located on Santa Catalina Island, California, are called to be members of the body of Christ. Gathering around the Table of Word, Eucharist, and Sacraments, we commit ourselves to love and support one another in faith, hope, and charity. We are sent forth as disciples, in the power of the Holy Spirit to make the Good News of Jesus Christ present and alive in our world through outreach and hospitality, healing and service, education and the establishment of justice on this beautiful island of Santa Catalina. 

WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE:              Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.                                                          No Mass Wednesday                        Saturday: 5:15 p.m.                      Sunday: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.        6:30 p.m. (Spanish) .                                                                                    CONFESSIONS: Call Parish Office to schedule.                                                                                                      BAPTISM: Contact Parish Office at least ONE month before the desired baptism date.                                                                                                      MARRIAGES: Contact Parish Office at least SIX months before the desired wedding date. At least one person in the marriage must be Catholic.                                                                      ANOINTING OF THE SICK: Contact the Parish Office

P.O. Box 735

800 Beacon Street

Avalon CA. 90704

Tel: 310-510-0192
Fax: 310-510-8360