We regret to announce the death of Fr. O'Sullivan on Palm Sunday morning, March 20, 2016 at the age of 93. Fr. O'Sullivan said the Traditional Latin Mass at Mission San Buenaventura for our community for a number of years. Fr.O'Sullivan was a priest of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for 64 years. From 1951 to 1966, he served as a priest and teacher at Santa Clara Church and schools in Oxnard and as Principal of Santa Clara High School from 1956 to 1966. He then served as a Chaplain and teacher at Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes. From 1972 to 1991, he served as Pastor of St. Stephen's Parish in Monterey Park. For the last 24 years, Fr. O'Sullivan served as a Senior Priest and in retirement at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Montecito.
A Vigil Service will be held on Thursday, March 31st at 7:00 P.M. and the Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, April 1st at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 1300 East Valley Road, Santa Barbara. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, 199 N. Hope Ave., Santa Barbara, immediately following the Funeral Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Santa Clara High School Facility Appeal (Santa Clara High School, 2121 Saviers Rd., Oxnard, CA. 93033-3899 in memory of Fr. O'Sullivan). In charge of arrangements, Santa Clara Cemetery and Mausoleum, Oxnard - 805-485-5757 or call Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 805-969-6868.