Matthew 11:28

Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
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Mass Schedule

  • Weekend Mass

    Saturday
    5:00 pm
    Sunday
    7:30 am • 9:30 am • 11:30 am
    First Saturday
    8:30 am
    Rosary after Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima.
    How to pray the rosary
    • First Saturday Devotion
  • Weekdays (Mon-Fri)

    Rosary
    8:10 am
    Daily Mass
    8:30 am
    (Mother of Perpetual Help prayers after every Monday morning Mass)
    Divine Mercy Chaplet
    (Adoration Chapel)
    9:10 am
  • Holy Days

    Eve of Holy Day
    7:30 pm
    Holy Day
    8:30 am • 7:30 pm
    2020 Holy Days and Feasts
  • Confession

    Every Saturday
    from 3 - 4 pm or by appointment.
    Learn more...
    The Power of Confession
    Be ashamed when you sin, not when you repent. ~St. John Chrysostom
  • Adoration

    24 hour Adoration is on the First Friday of the month after the 8:30 am Mass.
    All other Fridays, Adoration follows after the 8:30 am Mass and ends in Benediction at 4 pm.
    Learn more about Adoration
    Don't know what to do during Adoration? Download the Fifteen Minute Adoration
    On days when Adoration is not available, we invite you to visit the tabernacle at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel (beside the Adoration Chapel)
    Mon - Fri 8 am - 4 pm
    Sat 3 pm - 6 pm
    First Sat 8 am - 10 am
    3 pm - 6 pm
    Sun 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Directions

    760.438.3393
    6628 Santa Isabel
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
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    Details from Hwy 5 North

    Hwy 5 North from San Diego
    • Exit La Costa (make a right/heading east)
    • Left on El Camino Real
    • Right on Alga
    The church will be on your right, at the corner of Alga and El Fuerte.

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    Details from Hwy 5 South

    Hwy 5 South from Los Angeles
    • Exit Poinsettia Lane (Poinsettia is AFTER Palomar Airport Rd exit).
    • Make a left on Poinsettia, heading east
    • Right on Aviara Parkway
    (Aviara Parkway becomes Alga Road AFTER El Camino Real)
    The church will be on your right , at the corner of Alga and El Fuerte.

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    Details from 78 E/W

    From Hwy 78 E/W
    • Exit Melrose Drive (head south)
    • Make a right on Alga
    The church will be on your left, at the corner of Alga and El Fuerte.

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Daily Reflection

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  • Healing Past Hurts
    by Richard Rohr, OFM on January 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

    To keep our bodies less defended, to live in our body right now, to be present to others in a cellular way, is also the work of healing of past hurts and the many memories that seem to store themselves in the body. The body seems to never stop offering its messages; but fortunately, the body never lies, even though the mind will deceive you […]

• Saint of the Day
  • Saint Vincent of Zaragossa

    Saint Vincent of Zaragossa Saint of the Day for January 22 (d. c. 304) https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODJan22.mp3  Saint Vincent of Zaragossa’s Story Most of what we know about this saint comes from the poet Prudentius. His Acts have been rather freely colored by the imagination of their compiler. But Saint Augustine, in one of his sermons on Saint Vincent, speaks of having the Acts of his martyrdom before him. We are at least sure of his name, his being a deacon, the place of his death and burial. According to the story we have, the unusual devotion he inspired must have had a basis in a very heroic life. Vincent was ordained deacon by his friend Saint Valerius of Zaragossa in Spain. The Roman emperors had published their edicts against the clergy in 303, and the following year against the laity. Vincent and his bishop were imprisoned in Valencia. Hunger and torture failed to break them. Like the youths in the fiery […]

• Daily Reading from USCCB
  • Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children
    on January 22, 2020 at 9:30 am

    Reading 1 1 Sm 17:32-33, 37, 40-51 David spoke to Saul: “Let your majesty not lose courage. I am at your service to go and fight this Philistine.” But Saul answered David, “You cannot go up against this Philistine and fight with him, for you are only a youth, while he has been a […]

• Read the Bible in a Year
  • January 20 (day 21 of 365)
    on January 20, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Old TestamentGenesis 41:41-57, Genesis 42New TestamentMatthew 14:22-36, Matthew 15:1-9Psalms & ProverbsPsalm 12:1-8 […]

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  • 7 day candles are available at the parish office before and after Mass and during office hours Mon-Fri from 9am-4pm. As you walk in the narthex, entrance to the parish office is on your left. Suggested offering of $5 per candle.

    Lord,
    May this candle be a light for you to enlighten me in my difficulties.
    May it be a fire for you to burn out of me all pride, selfishness and impurity.
    May it be a flame for you to bring warmth into my heart, towards my family, my neighbors and all those who meet me.
    Through the prayers of Mary Virgin and Mother, I place in your care those I came to pray for, especially_____.
    I cannot stay long with you in this church. In leaving this candle, I wish to give to you something of myself.
    Help me to continue my prayer into everything I do this day. Amen.
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  • Anyone seeking the service of a Licensed Mental Health Professional affiliated with the San Diego Diocesan Mental Health Ministry Network can visit: eTherapyFinder.com/OsmThen, click on “Find Affiliated Therapists.”
    Therapists interested in affiliating with the San Diego diocesan Mental Health Ministry Network may visit eTherapyFinder.com and click on “CLINICIANS CLICK HERE” to register for a free profile. Once the profile has been acknowledged by eTherapy (usually within one or two business days) visit eTherapyFinder.com/osm to view and accept the diocesan pledge.
  • Did you know we have 2000 titles at our Parish Library? From apologetics to parenting to answering your questions about the Catholic faith. Visit our library at the Conference Center after each Mass.
     St. Elizabeth Seton Library Catalog
    Titles like... WHY BE CATHOLIC?
    Other new titles (April 2017):
    • An Empty Cradle: Reflections for parents after miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death
    • Simple Acts of Moving Forward: 60 Suggestions for Getting Unstuck
    • Embracing the Way of Jesus: Reflections from Pope Francis on Living Our Faith
    • Always Discerning: An Ignatian Spirituality for the New Millenium
    • Busy Lives and Restless Souls: How Prayer Can Help You Find the Missing Peace in Your Life
    For more information Library@seschurch.org
    ~When we pray we speak to God; but when we read, God speaks to us. St. Jerome
  • A gift of your securities, including stocks or mutual funds, is an easy way to make a gift. By making a gift of your appreciated securities, you can avoid paying capital gains tax that would otherwise be due if you sold these assets. Contributions are deductible for tax purposes. There are no transaction fees or other costs and the full value of the sold securities benefits the parish, school or other Catholic charity you select.
    More importantly, the question you may want to consider is this: Have I been blessed with many gifts and am I inspired by Gospel teaching and my Catholic values that charitable giving is a profound and joy-inspiring expression of love and gratitude? How can I live out my Catholic values and put them into action for the greater good of the community? Your stock contribution will help you live out your Catholic values and benefit your parish or school at the same time.
    For more information on making a gift please visit our diocesan website at SDCatholic.organd click on Giving - Stock Donations at the top of the website. Or, you may contact the Office for Stewardship, Manny Aguilar, at 858.490.8294 or call Merrill Lynch, the Diocese's broker, at 800.844.0720.
  • Download a booklet of Our Church Treasures ​to learn about the many treasures of our faith hidden in plain sight inside our beautiful church. We conduct church tours during our quarterly New Parishioners Welcome Reception. All are welcome!
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    Blessed Sacrament Chapel
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    Down the Aisle

Clergy

Rev. Michael Robinson
Pastor

760.607.5012
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Weekly Reflection

Deacon Jerry Heitschmidt
Deacon

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Best Place of Worship
2019
2019 Best Place of Worship

Thank you to our ministry leaders and volunteers for your service and dedication to our parish community.

Church Services

Adoration Chapel

24 Hour (First Friday of the month). Other Fridays from 9 am – 4 pm. We invite you to spend an hour of prayer and reflection.

Learn more about Adoration

Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Visit the Tabernacle
Mon - Fri 8 am - 4 pm
Sat 3 pm - 6 pm
Sun 7:30 am - 12:30 pm

15 Promises of the Rosary

Confession

Every Saturday afternoon from
3 - 4 pm or by appointment. Click here for a guide to confession.


The Power of Confession

Ministries

We have a variety of ministries for fellowship and spiritual growth.
List of ministries

New Parishioners

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We look forward to meeting you.
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Nursery

We offer childcare during 9:30 am
and 11:30 am Sunday Masses.
Assist with childcare