Old Mission
Founded 1804
Capuchin Franciscan
Santa Inés
Solvang, California
Sacred Heart Sisters
Mission Santa Inés

Christmas Basket Program 2016

The Christmas Basket program is a Santa Ynez Valley community project coordinated by Old Mission Santa Inés and The St. Vincent de Paul Society is designed to reach those who are experiencing the greatest financial challenges at this special season.

The program is open to those families who have minor children (17 years of age and under) that live in the Santa Ynez Valley only (Solvang, Buellton, Los Olivos, Ballard, and Santa Ynez).  Families must demonstrate need, and may not be a participant in any other Christmas or Holiday program.

Baskets must be picked up by the applicant on Saturday Dec. 17th  (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Applications are available in the Parish office at the Old Mission starting Oct. 3rd and are due by Oct. 28th.  

Questions?:  Contact Genevieve Geyser   @ 688-2106 or 452-3140 and Carrie Marable   @  686-0969

"The tenderness of God is present in the lives of all those who attend the sick and understand their needs, with eyes full of love." Pope Francis


PopeFrancis: Remember the spiritual as much as the corporal works of mercy

“We are in the Holy Year of Mercy. I hope that in this Jubilee all the members of the Church will renew their faith in Jesus Christ, the face of the Father's mercy, the way who united God and man. Mercy, then, is the foundation of the life of the Church: the first truth of the Church, indeed, is Christ's love.”

"How then can we not desire that all Christian people – pastors and faithful – rediscover and return to the center, during the Jubilee, the corporal and spiritual works of mercy?”

“When, in the evening of life, it shall be asked of us what we did to feed the hungry and give drink to the thirsty, equally shall it be asked of us if we have helped people to set their doubts aside, if we have committed ourselves to welcoming sinners, admonishing them or correcting them, if we have been able to combat ignorance, especially in relation to the Christian faith and the good life.”

The works of mercy, he said, are how Christians are to concretely carry out “the spirit of mercy,” adding that they are important, and not merely a devotion.

Eagles Wings 
Wednesdays 7:00 PM

Sunday after 5:00 PM Mass

J Serra Junior High Club
Sunday after 5:00 PM Mass


Jovenes Adultos 
Friday 7 pm

Jovenes Adolocentes
Tuesday 7: 00-9: 00 pm

Bodas Comunitarias
Friday 7:00 pm

Placitas Bautismales
1st & 3rd Tuesdays 7 pm

Hospitality and Community Care
Breakfast meetings 
First Wednesdays -  Lower Conference Room
Parish Men's Club
Business Meeting:
Monthly - First Monday 7 PM.
Pancake breakfasts: 
Monthly - 3rd Sunday
St. Vincent de Paul Society
2nd Thursday 6:00 PM
Lower Conference Room
4th Thursday 8:30 AM
Classroom B
Mission Book Club
3rd Tuesday
6:30 PM ClassRoom C
Grupo de Parejas
Tuesdays 7:00 PM
Danza Azteca Ballet Folklorico Y Xochiquetzal
Twice a month on Mondays

Amigos de los Capuchinos Adoration, Prayer & Music
Wednesdays 10am in the Chapel
Divina Misericordia
Wednesdays 7pm
Blessed Sacrament Adoration & Benediction
3rd Thursday of each month
7:00 PM in the church

Grupo de Oración
Thursdays 7pm

Divine Mercy Chaplet
7:45 AM Monday - Friday
Madonna Chapel

Divine Mercy Cenacle
Tuesdays in Classroom B

Adoration Chapel
Monday thru Friday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday opens at 5:00 AM
24 Hour Adoration
1st & 3rd Friday/Saturday
Premier Viernes/Sabado cada mes
Healing Mass
4th Thursday of each month
7:00 PM in the church
Adoración del Santísimo
Lunes a Viernes, 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM 
Rosary for Vocations
1:00 PM Monday-Friday
Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Rosary for Life
after 8:00 AM Mass in Church

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Parish News

Nov 4 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
On Friday, November 4, will be the Jubilee Mass of Thanksgiving and Harvest Dinner for the Sacred Heart Sisters. We will also be celebrating Sr. Lucia’s 50th anniversary in religious life and Fr. Gerald’s 50th anniversary of... Read more
Sep 25 2016 - 12:00pm
Old Mission Santa Inés was founded in 1804 and is the 17th of the original 21 California Missions. Our mission is a state and federal historical landmark and we do not receive any federal or state assistance to maintain and... Read more
Oct 6 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
In compliance with the Los Angeles Archdiocese Safeguard the Children program , the Old Mission Santa Inés Safeguiard the Children team offers VIRTUS® Protecting God's Children Adult Awareness and Recertification Sessions in... Read more
Fr. Matt Elshoff, OFM Cap., Pastor of Old Mission Santa Inés, Sr. Carmen Acosta, SDSH, Jared Reindel, Manager, Walmart Lompoc store, with one of the televisions and DVD players purchased with the Walmart Foundation grant. Old... Read more
Sep 24 2016 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Walk the walk on September 24 with the St. Vincent de Paul Society Friends of the Poor Walk at River View Park, Buellton 9am until Noon Gentle walk & fellowship to raise awareness. Register to walk or donate on line at www... Read more

Mass Schedule

In English:
Daily 8AM, Saturday Vigil 5PM, Sunday
8AM, 9:30AM, 11AM, 5PM (Youth)

En Español:
Saturday 7PM, Sunday 12:30PM

Daily Readings

Reconciliation *

The Sacrament of Reconciliation*:

In English:
Saturday 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 7:30am - 7:45am

En Español: 
Saturday 6:15pm - 6:45PM
Wednesday & Friday - 7:30am - 7:45am

* Confession

Our Holy Father's Intentions for October

Universal: Journalists: That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.

Evangelization: World Mission Day: That World Mission Day may renew within all Christian communities the joy of the Gospel and the responsibility to announce it.

Communicating the Family: A Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love

Encyclical Letter - Laudato Si’ Of The Holy Father Francis On Care For Our Common Home

A Summary of Evangelii Gaudium (Joy of the Gospel): Pope Francis' First Apostolic Exhortation

America’s Changing Religious Landscape: 
Pew Survey Results


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