Mass Guidelines as of Sept 2, 2020

Guidelines for Attending Mass: Santa Sophia Church Fr. Devdas, the Parish Staff, and planning committee decided to continue to celebrate weekend Mass outdoors at 6:00 pm on Saturdays and 8:00 am, on Sundays.  The Santa Sophia Academy north east parking lot, by EDC, would be designated as the worship space.    To inform the parishioners of…

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Update from Father Devdas: Aug 17, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Greetings! This weekend we celebrated Mass outdoors, Saturday at 6:00 pm and Sunday at 8:00 am. At the Sunday 8:00 am Mass, 19 of our teens and adults received the Sacrament of Confirmation, the anointing of the Holy Spirit. This is an important moment for our teenagers to understand the power and presence…

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Update from Father Devdas: Aug. 03, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Greetings!  We celebrated outdoor Mass this weekend, Saturday at 6:00 pm and Sunday at 8:00 am.  It was quite hot on Saturday evening, but in spite of the heat it was nice to see many of our parishioners attending Mass and celebrate the Eucharist. The weather on Sunday morning was rather pleasant. I recognize the inconveniences of having Mass outside, in…

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Update from Father Devdas: July 27, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Greetings!  We celebrated outdoor Mass this weekend, Saturday at 6:00 pm and Sunday at 8:00 am.  On Saturday, at the evening Mass, we celebrated the First Holy Communion of sixteen of our children. It was a beautiful celebration, and it was a great joy to see our children receiving Jesus for the first time. Let us keep these and all our children in your prayers.  Our daily Mass attendance has…

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Pastoral Letter from Fr Devdas: July 15, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Greetings!  We celebrated our first outdoor Mass this morning at 8:00 am.   We had 43 people in attendance, and the Mass was beautiful!  Many attendees mentioned that the celebration was wonderful and very well organized.  A special word of thanks to Rosemary Wellington, our Sacristan, and her many helpers.  Fortunately, the weather was…

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Pastoral Letter from Father Devdas: July 14, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Greetings!  As I mentioned in my letter earlier this morning, I had a meeting to discuss the logistics of celebrating this weekend’s Masses outdoors.  Beginning tomorrow, July 15, all church services must be held outside pursuant to the Orders of Governor Newsom and the County of San Diego.  Therefore, all indoor religious services…

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