The Saint of Hope Visits Santa Sophia Church In Spring Valley

On Saturday, December 7, two first-class and precious relics of the Portuguese-born saint, Saint Anthony of Padua, will visit Santa Sophia Roman Catholic Church in Spring Valley. The Church is located at 9800 Saint Juan Street. Veneration will be from 2 PM to 6:30 PM. The Vigil Mass will be at 4:30 PM.   At…

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Richard Gardner Passes Away

Richard Gardner, beloved husband of Zita and father of Shauna McGlynn and Leslie Gardner, passed away September 7th. Although not a Catholic, Richard was a long-time registered member of the parish who supported the Academy, served on many Fall festival and other committees, enjoyed parish social events, and was an advocate for Catholic education. After…

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Elaine Barrack Passes Away

Elaine June Barrack, born June 21, 1936 – passed August 5, 2019 Daughter of Mary Margaret & Nasim George Sawaya. Born in San Diego California spent much of early childhood in Alpine California (where she attended elementary school). Attended Grossmont High School. Attended UCLA where she rec’d Bachelor’s degree in Biology, accepted to Pre-Med, then…

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