Basic Information

Mass Location: St. Mary Magdalen Chapel, 2532 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93010
Mass Time: Sunday 10 a.m. (check parish website bulletin for special feastdays which may be different)
Confessions: 9:15-9:45 a.m. - see schedule below

Monday, October 27, 2014

Mass, Confession & Benediction Schedule - November 2014

Date Day Time     Calendar Intention
1-Nov SAT 10 am     All Saints
All Parishioners
2-Nov SUN 10 am C   21st Sunday after Pentecost  Rose Turco (D)
9-Nov SUN 10 am   B Dedication of the Archbasilica of Our Holy Savior Thomas Morris (D)
16-Nov SUN 10 am C   23rd Sunday after Pentecost  Martin Dayao (L)
23-Nov SUN 10 am C   24th Sunday after Pentecost  Leo Vanoni (D)
30-Nov SUN 10 am C   1st Sunday of Advent Katherine Senkus Wiseman (D)
"C" = Confessions available before Mass
"B" = Benediction immediately following Mass
   *     To request a Mass Intention, contact Brian Maddux

Pontifical Solemn Mass - Exaltation of the Holy Cross

After 50 years, the Pontifical Solemn Mass returned to San Francisco, CA on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  The former chaplain from Thomas Aquinas College, Fr. Joseph Illo, who said Masses for our Latin Mass community and who is now the Pastor at Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco joined Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in this historic event.

 provided by Traditional Latin Mass Society of San Francisco 

Angelus Press - Latin-Spanish Missals Available

Angelus Press ( now has the 1962 Missal in Latin-Spanish available which contains both the ordinaries and propers for the entire liturgical year plus much more.

and also the Latin-Spanish Booklet Missal which might interest Spanish speaking parishioners.  The Booklet contains The Ordinary of the Mass in Latin and Spanish. Brief notes explain the Action at the altar. Includes prayers for before and after Mass, preparation for the Sacrament of Confession, and the chant notation for the Mass of the Angels.

Homily - Feast of Christ the King - October 26, 2014

Col. 1:12-20; Jn. 18:33-37

Today is the feast of Christ the King.  It was introduced by Pope Pius XI in 1925, in response to the rise of secular nations during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  A contemporary, G. K. Chesterson said, “When people give up God, the government becomes God.”  Something like this was happening then, and happens now.  Pius XI, in his encyclical, affirms classic Church teaching.  All authority comes from God, whether sacred or temporal, and must be respected.  The truth is determined not by the will of a dictator or by the majority opinion, but by the divine and natural laws.   St. John Paul II, in our own day, said, “Everything is subject to evangelization,” even government.

Homily - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost - October 19, 2014

Eph. 4:23-28; Mt. 22:1-14

You have heard me say that the Luke remembers Jesus who had an eye for the poor and lowly, those who know their need for God.  All we have to do is to look at the opening pages of his Gospel.  We see the Blessed Mother at the Annunciation, humble, and the presence of our Lord becomes real in her in His Incarnation.  Luke is the one who remembers the shepherds at our Lord’s birth, the first to hear the glad tidings of the savior.

Homily - Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost - October 5, 2014

Eph. 4:1-6; Mt. 22:34-46

We can well speak of the Eucharist as the heart of the Church, and yet, it is more than the heart.  The Church is a living being, and so the Eucharist is the heartbeat of the Church.  We see it even in this moment.  We come to gather for the celebration of the Eucharist, the one Sacrifice of our Lord for the salvation of the world, we are nourished with His real presence, body, blood, soul, and divinity, and we go out, into the world, to bring it a transfusion of this grace, and we come back again, bearing the burdens of the world, offering them to this saving Sacrifice, newly fortified by heavenly grace.

Homily - Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 28, 2014

Eph. 3:13-21; Lk. 14:1-11

Our Gospel today has two episodes which appear to be unrelated, except that they take place in the context of a banquet.  The banqueters gather, and Jesus performs a miracle of healing, on the Sabbath, from which we observe the tenet of our faith of avoiding servile labor on the Lord’s Day, except that we must not neglect those actions which are consistent with the Gospel and of mercy and charity.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Choir Recording from 16th Sunday after Pentecost

The Choir is always welcoming congregants willing to learn & sing the treasures of the Catholic Church's musical legacy written specifically for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. 

A recording of the Mass was made on the 16th Sunday after Pentecost.  This full stereo recording includes all the hymns and chants including Rossini Propers and Gregorian Ordinaries and is available for download in a single zip file of MP3 formatted files.

Listen especially to the Palestrina and Arcadelt (#13-15) and ask yourself "wouldn't I like to sing that?"  If the answer is "yes", come and speak with a choir member after Mass.  You need not have had any previous training to join the choir.  You will be taught to read musical notation and be given coaching.  You will find that singing the entire Mass is an unspeakable joy that will draw you more deeply into the Holy Mysteries!

1  Spirit Seeking Light and Beauty
2  Asperges
3  Introitus - Rossini
4  Kyrie VIII
5  Gloria VIII
6  Graduale - Rossini
7  Credo III
8  Offertorium - Rossini
9  Lauda Sion
10 Sanctus VIII
11 Agnus Dei  VIII
12 Communio - Rossini
13 Jesu Rex - Palestrina
14 Ave Maria - Arcadelt
15 Sicut Cervus - Palestrina

Click here to download (30 megabytes)