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Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Santa Clarita, California, is much like any Catholic church you might have attended before the Second Vatican Council occurred in the 1960's. This Council, Supposedly intended to bring about a genuine spiritual renewal in the living of our Faith, inaugurated liturgical changes that broke drastically from the Church's sacred liturgy and traditions of nearly 2,000 years. It is because of these Changes and the resultant universal loss of faith among so many bishops, priests, nuns and laity, that Queen of Angels and chapels like this one are drawing more ans more interest from concerned Catholics all over the world. 
   The pastor of Queen of Angels is Father Dominic Radecki, CMRI, a religious priest. The bishop and priests of the Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (CMRI) offer only the Tridentine Latin Mass in all the churches an chapels they serve. Remaining faithful to all of the Church's venerable teachings and traditions. Queen of Angels Church reflects the stability and endurance of truths and doctrines that will never change with the times. 
   The faithful receive Holy Communion on their tongues as they kneel at the communion rail in humble adoration of the Real Presence of God. Ladies wear head coverings and modest clothing out of respect. The reverent silence in the House of God indicates a living faith in Christ Who dwells in the tabernacle.

   
We have a full schedule of activities at our church. All The Sacraments are received exactly the way they always were before Vatican II: Baptism, Confirmation, Penance, The Holy Eucharist, Matrimony and Extreme Unction. There are numerous parish groups who attend Queen of Angels, ranging from basic catechism instruction for the youth and converts to the Faith, to our parish organizations for the Teens, for Christian Mothers and for those who wish to lead a more dedicated spiritual life as members of the Confraternity of Mary Immaculate Queen. We invite you to check out all of our parish activities on this website.
  We at Queen of angels welcome visitors to our parish at anytime of the year, but especially at Christmas and Easter. Although the number of
parishioners has outgrown our small church, newcomers are always welcome.
Each of our parishioners adds something unique to the family atmosphere we think is very special here at our church. Come and see it for yourself! If you have not been to  a Latin Mass in many years, if you have never been to one at all, you will be pleasantly surprised at what you find at Queen of Angels. You will feel as if you have come home, as indeed you have.  

 

Outside view of Queen of Angels Catholic Church decorated for Christmas.

Christmas - Outside Church

Prayer to the Queen of Heaven

August Queen of Heaven, Sovereign Mistress of the Angels, who didst receive from the beginning the mission and the power to crush the serpent's head, we beseech thee to send thy holy angels, that under thy command and by thy power they may pursue the evil spirits, encounter them on every side, resist their bold attacks, and drive them hence into the abyss of woe.

Most holy Mother, send thy angels to defend us and to drive the cruel enemy from us.

All ye holy Angels and Archangels, help and defend us.  Amen

O good and tender mother!  Thou shalt ever be our love and our hope. 

Holy Angels and Archangels, Keep and defend us.  Amen

Novena of Confidence 
to the Sacred Heart of Jesu
s
(for family relations that have fallen away)

O Lord Jesus Christ, to Thy Most Sacred Heart I confide this intention (silently mention here the names you are praying for). Only look upon me, then do what Thy Heart inspires. Let Thy Sacred Heart decide. .. I count on it ... I trust in it ... I throw myself on its mercy, Lord Jesus! Thou wilt not fail me.
Sacred Heart of Jesus, I trust in Thee.
Sacred Heart if Jesus, I believe in Thy love for me. 
Sacred Heart of Jesus, Thy Kingdom come!
O Sacred Heart of Jesus, I have asked Thee for many favors, but I earnestly implore this one. Take it, place it in Thy open, broken Heart, and when the Eternal Father looks upon it, covered with Thy Precious Blood, He will not refuse it. It will no longer be my prayer but Thine, O sacred Heart of Jesus. O Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place my trust in Thee. Let me never be confounded. Amen.

The Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (Congregatio Mariae Reginae Immaculatae: CMRI)



              
Palm Sunday


                Holy Thursday



                  Good Friday


                 
Easter Vigil
            Blessing of the Fire

                    Easter Vigil
   Blessing of the Baptismal Water


       
Easter Sunday Midnight Mass 


Prayer to Saint Joseph

O glorious St. Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, to thee do we raise our hearts and hands to implore thy powerful intercession in obtaining from the benign Heart of Jesus all the helps and graces necessary for our spiritual and temporal welfare, particularly the grace of a happy death and the favor we now implore, _____.

O glorious St. Joseph, through the love thou bearest to Jesus Christ and for the glory of His name hear our prayers and obtain our petitions.  Jesus, Mary and Joseph, assist us.

Mass Schedule

Sunday October 26
Feast of Christ The King

8:00 AM  + Lindsey Waters
(M.Waters)
11:00 AM Special Intention
(E. McKay)
5:00 AM Pro Populo

Monday October 27
Feria
Unscheduled Mass
Special Intention
(B. Weissman)

Tuesday October 28
Ss. Simon & Jude, App
8:30 AM
Pro Populo
 

Wednesday October 29
Feria
8:30 AM Rectory
Michael Minges
(M. Minges)

Thursday October 30
Feria
8:30 AM  Rectory
Flordeliza Dela Luna
(M/M R. Mello)

Friday October 31
Feria
Unscheduled
Hannah Landsgaard
(M. Minges)

Saturday November 1
All Saints' Day
8:00 AM 
Gary Waters Jr.
(M. Waters)
10:00 AM Pro Populo

Daylight Savings Ends
Sunday November 2

21st Sunday After Pentecost
8:00 AM Pro Populo
11:00 AM Special Intention
(R. Galland)

5:00 PM Special Intention

 

Announcements

St Anthony's Bread Envelopes are in the pews today.

Meetings next Sunday at 9:30 AM:
First Holy Communion Class
Children's Confirmation Class
Confraternity of Christian Mothers

Holy day of Obligation: This Saturday is the feast of All Saints, a holy day of obligation. Mass attendance is Obligatory under pain of sin and all unnecessary servile work is forbidden. Please notice the special schedule of Masses. 

All Souls Day Envelopes: Please fill out one of the envelopes in the pews and return it by All Souls' Day to have your departed loved ones, family and friends remembered at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on November 3rd and all throughout the month of November.

 

General Information

Baptisms:
One parent and the sponsors must be practicing Catholics who attend only the Traditional Latin Mass. Call the pastor to make arrangements.

Confessions:
Sundays - one hour before Mass. Weekdays - 10 minutes before Mass.
1st Friday and 1st Saturday - during the Rosary.

Communion For the Sick:
inform Father if you are unable to attend Mass and wish to receive Holy Communion and/or Extreme Unction.

Marriages:
For registered members of Queen of Angels parish only. Please contact the rectory at least six months prior to the wedding date for marriage instructions.

Mass Intentions:
If you would like to have Holy Mass offered for your intention, please use the envelopes provided in the back of the church. The customary offering is $20.00. Mass requests are honored in the order in which they are received. If you wish a Mass offered on a particular day, it must be submitted at least a month in advance. Mass requests for special  days will be honored when possible.

First Holy Communion Classes:
Classes are held every Sunday at 9:30 AM.

Confirmation Classes:
For the children: on the first and third Sunday of the month at 9:30 AM.
For the adults: on the second and fourth Sunday of the month at 9:30AM.  

 
Prayer
The time may be delayed,
the manner may be unexpected,
but the answer is sure to come.
Not a tear of sacred sorrow,
not a breath of holy desire poured out to God will ever be lost,
but in God's own time and way will be wafted back again in clouds of mercy
and fall in showers of blessings on you
and on those for whom you pray
 

       


The Light of Christ

The Sanctuary Lamp is, as every Catholic knows, a very special candle. Its brightness assures all who visit the church that Jesus is really present upon the altar. It is an assurance of His continuous love for us as He remains in the tabernacle. It is also a symbol of faith, shining through the darkest of nights.


The Sanctuary Lamps will burn this week for the intentions of:
  Special Intention                                            Church
 
 Special Intention                                            Rectory
If you would like the Sanctuary Lamp to burn for a week for your special intention, please fill out an envelope available in the pamphlet rack as you enter church or contact Father.

 


Set Your Missal

Today is the feast of Christ The King. With a commemoration of the 20th Sunday After Pentecost. There is a special preface in honor of Christ the King.

Next Sunday is the 21st Sunday After Pentecost.

Preparing for a Sick Call

There is hardly a Catholic family which will not, sooner or later, have to prepare their home for the visit of a priest making a sick call. In danger of death, the priest will come to give the Last Rites. If the family member is seriously ill, but not in danger of death, the priest will administer the sacraments of Penance and Holy Eucharist, and give the Blessing of the Sick from the Roman Ritual. In both cases, it is good to know what ought to be prepared for the priest’s visit.

Make sure that the sickroom is neat and clean. Have a small table near the sick person’s bed and cover it with a clean, white cloth. Place the following items on it:
a crucifix
two blessed candles
holy water
a small glass of  water and a spoon
several cotton balls (if Extreme Unction is to be given)
The priest should be met at the door by someone with a lighted candle, who will lead him to the sick room. All present should kneel out of reverence for the Blessed Sacrament.

The first three articles should be easy to procure, since every Catholic family should have a crucifix, blessed candles and holy water in the home. However, if none of these articles are available, the priest carries them in his sick call kit.

When a family member is so ill that he or she can not come to Mass, call the priest.

 

Queen of Angels Catholic Church is located in Santa Clarita, California and draws parishioners to the Traditional Latin Mass (Tridentine Mass) from all over Southern CA and the Greater Los Angeles areas.

Queen of Angels Catholic Church
24244 Newhall Avenue
Santa Clarita, California 91321

(Click Here For Driving Directions) 

  Pastor: Fr. Dominic Radecki, CMRI
Church: (661) 255-9849
Rectory (661) 269-4943
FAX: (661) 269-5134
 revdominicr@gmail.com

 Please use the address below for mailing purposes:

PO Box 220208
Santa Clarita, CA 91322

 
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