Incarnation Catholic Church offers a Mass in Tagalog on the third Sunday of each month at 5:30PM OUTDOORS; COVID-19 Safety Protocols in place. This year’s monthly Masses in Tagalog will observe 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines with a devotion to the Blessed Mother before each Mass. Click the headline above to see the schedule for these Masses.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Every Friday of Lent, immediately after the 5:30PM Mass, the devotion of the Stations of the Cross follows in the Church. If you are not able to attend Friday evenings, you have an opportunity to pray the Stations of the Cross--day or evening--on your own, taking advantage of longer days and warmer weather by praying and contemplating the Stations of the Cross outdoors.
On December 8, 2020, the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of Saint Joseph as patron saint of the universal church, Pope Francis issued the the Apostolic Letter Patris Corde as an extended reflection of the holy foster father of Jesus and spouse of Mary. According to the Holy Father, Saint Joseph was a father in varied ways: beloved, working, and "in the shadows." Click the headline above to read more.
We have been given the green light to re-open the church building, with COVID-19 safety protocols. Opening the church, however, is not as simple as just opening the doors and letting people inside. We have to prepare the worship space, train volunteers, make sure everything is prepared for safety. We will still have outdoor Masses and drive-in Masses even when the church building reopens on the weekend of January 16-17 . We will provide parishioners with a choice to attend a Mass where they feel most comfortable. Click the headline above for more details.
In consultation with our parish staff and leaders, we will continue our Christmas services as we planned them to be. We will wait for the reopening of indoor services until the church building is made safe and ready. Remember that our primary intention and objective is the health and safety of every person, especially at this time when ICU beds in hospitals all over Southern California are filled to capacity. Click the headline above for more info.
Fr. Rodel and Hieu are finishing the required 10-day quarantine on December 23, 2020, after being exposed to someone with COVID-19. Both Fr. Rodel and Hieu tested negative twice and show no symptoms. They both will resume their parish duties after following all CDC and LA County quarantine and safety guidelines.
In previous years, Incarnation successfully performed one of the corporal acts of mercy by donating over $2500 to the Santa Chiara Children's Center for the care and feeding of children living in the surrounding slums of Port-au-Prince, Hiati. We are again planning on the "Giving Tree" fundraiser this year. Click the headline above to learn more about the work done at Santa Chiara.
As Catholic Christians, we have a long tradition of seeking social justice, and supporting the common good and well-being of all, especially the poor and vulnerable. We are obligated to pursue justice and peace, regardless of race, politics, or economic status. When examining racism in the U.S., we have an obligation to not only look within ourselves, but also question and scrutinize...
Incarnation reopens for public Masses on June 3, 2020! Click the headline above to view an updated church schedule and a summary of the safety protocols and temporary measures being taken to help us ease into this new normal. Thank you for your patience and see you at Mass!