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COVID-19 Archdiocese Update

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 7/11/20

COVID-19 Update (10 July 2020 — 12:00 PM)Administrators announced Friday that some COVID-19-related restrictions on funeral Masses, visitation hours, and graveside services are being lifted at Catholic cemeteries and mortuaries in Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties. Read the Angelus News story here.

Important Updates

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 6/28/20

Live Online Mass Schedule Change - Beginning Wednesday, July 1st, Live Online Streaming of Mass will move from 8am to 12pm Monday - Friday. Join us online for Mass Monday-Friday at 12pm and 8am on Sunday by visiting our website www.saintjudetheapostle.org or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stjudetheapostle.org/ . Masses are recorded ... Read More »

Fr. Peter Foran Health Update

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 6/17/20

Fr. Peter Foran, Pastor Emeritus had a biopsy a few days ago, and got the results yesterday. It was not good news. Fr. Peter has fourth stage cancer in the lung which has metastasized to his brain. This was not news that he was hoping for, but he is ... Read More »

COVID-19 Archdiocese Update

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 6/17/20

COVID-19 Update (15 June 2020 — 6:00 PM)The Department of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has announced that its Catholic schools throughout Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties will resume on-campus instruction in the fall. Click here to read the letter from Paul M. Escala, Superintendent ... Read More »

St. Jude Reopening June 3rd

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 6/02/20

Based on very clear guidelines approved by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, St. Jude’s will reopen Wednesday, June 3rd.

Reopening Guidelines: The general dispensation from the Sunday obligation remains in place, and no Catholic is obliged to attend a weekend liturgy.  There are those among us who are encouraged ... Read More »

A message from Fr. Peter Foran

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 5/30/20

Dear friends, As we joyfully return to celebrating  public masses I just want  you to know that I will not be presiding at  the masses in the beginning as I am waiting to have a procedure at Thousand Oaks Surgical Center on June 18. It will involve an overnite ... Read More »

COVID-19 St. Jude Parish Update

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 5/30/20

COVID-19 Update from St. Jude Parish (May 30, 2020)   My dear parish family, REJOICE!   As many of you are already aware, in just a few days (perhaps as soon as this coming Wednesday, June 3rd) many of us will have the joy of being able to come ... Read More »

COVID-19 Archdiocese Update

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 5/27/20

COVID-19 Update (26 May 2020 — 10:30PM)Archbishop Gomez announces a plan to reopen our parishes. The reopening of the churches of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will take place in steps. Pastors who are ready, after they have received approval from their Regional Bishop for their church reopening plan, ... Read More »

COVID-19 Archdiocese Update

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 5/23/20

COVID-19 Update (23 May 2020 — 10:00AM)Archbishop José Gomez reflects on the current situation and provides an update on the celebration of sacraments in our parishes. Click here to watch his video message.

COVID-19 Archdiocese Update

Posted by Natalie Bopp on 5/16/20

COVID-19 Update (15 May 2020 — 4:00PM)Archbishop José H. Gomez dispenses all the Catholic faithful of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and all Catholics currently in the Archdiocese from the obligation of attending Sunday Mass until further notice. Furthermore, the public celebration of Mass continues to be suspended in ... Read More »