Matthew 11:28

Come to me and I will give you rest.

Psalm 35:4

Delight in me and I will give you the desires of your heart.

Mass Schedule

  • Weekend Mass

    5:00 pm
    7:30 am • 9:30 am • 11:30 am
    First Saturday
    8:30 am
    Rosary after Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima. Rosaries with a guide booklet are available for free in the narthex.
    First Saturday Devotion
  • Weekdays (Mon-Fri)

    8:10 am
    Daily Mass
    8:30 am
    Divine Mercy Chaplet
    9:10 am
    First Friday 24 Hour
    All other Fridays from 9 am - 4 pm
    Learn more about Adoration
  • Holy Days

    Eve of Holy Day
    7:30 pm
    Holy Day
    8:30 am • 7:30 pm
    Nov 1 Tue
    All Saint's Day
    Dec 8 Thu
    Immaculate Conception
  • Confessions

    Every Saturday
    from 3 - 4 pm or by appointment.
    Confession guide booklets are available in the narthex of the church.
    The Power of Confession
    Be ashamed when you sin, not when you repent. ~St. John Chrysostom
  • Directions

    6628 Santa Isabel
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Daily Reflection

  • Love and Be Loved
    Posted by Franciscan Media on October 25, 2016 at 10:00 am

    This is the great passage: to see deep into our own nature by meeting its reflection in everything around us. To swim with something very big. To allow the Universe to love us and to love deeply in return. –from Stars at Night […]

Saint of the Day
  • Saint Paul of the Cross

    Image: Engraving, Saint Paul of the Cross. Saint Paul of the Cross Saint of the Day for October 20 (January 3, 1694 – October 18, 1775)  Saint Paul of the Cross’ Story Born in northern Italy in 1694, Paul Daneo lived at a time when many regarded Jesus as a great moral teacher but no more. After a brief time as a soldier, he turned to solitary prayer, developing a devotion to Christ’s passion. Paul saw in the Lord’s passion a demonstration of God’s love for all people. In turn that devotion nurtured his compassion and supported a preaching ministry that touched the hearts of many listeners. He was known as one of the most popular preachers of his day, both for his words and for his generous acts of mercy. In 1720, Paul founded the Congregation of the Passion, whose members combined devotion to Christ’s passion with preaching to the poor and rigorous penances. Known as […]

Daily Reading from USCCB
  • Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
    Posted on October 25, 2016 at 9:30 am

    Reading 1 Eph 5:21-33 Brothers and sisters:Be subordinate to one another out of reverence for Christ.Wives should be subordinate to their husbands as to the Lord.For the husband is head of his wifejust as Christ is head of the Church,he himself the savior of the Body.As the Church is subordinate […]

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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.

    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.
  • 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
    Our latest title... WHY BE CATHOLIC?
    Other new titles:
    • 21 Undeniable Secrets of Marriage by Dr. Allen Hunt
    • Raising Amazing Children (CD)
    • 7 Levels of Initimacy by Matthew Kelly (CD)
    • How to Share Your Faith with Anyone by Terry Barber
    • Into the Catholic Church by Patrick Madrid
    • #1 Reason I love Being Catholic by Dr. Allen Hunt (CD)
    • Living Bread: A Defense of Christ's Real Presence in the Eucharist by Tim Staples (4 disc CD)
    For more information
    ~When we pray we speak to God; but when we read, God speaks to us. St. Jerome
  • The children's choir sings once a month on the first Sunday of the month, following the Religious Ed calendar. We have two rehearsal days for you to choose from (Mon or Wed from 5:15 - 6pm). Choose a day that works best for you and your child. Please contact 760.607.5017 for more information.
  • About Holy Doors "Holy Doors are only opened during a special year designated by a pope called a Jubilee Year. This iteration will be a Jubilee of Mercy. The last Jubilee Year was in 2000." (CNN)
    List of Holy Doors
  • A generous donor has gifted our parish with a 1 year subscription to The best Catholic content in one place. Free access to books, movies, audio and more. To receive our parish access code, please email . This subscription code is for SES parishioners only, please do not distribute outside. Thank you.
  • Did you know that St. Elizabeth Seton's Knights of Columbus sponsors 5 seminarians each year? John Sawchenko is special to SES because he attended our Men's Bible Study. John is currently at the Fiji House of Formation. Watch John and his formation process.To learn more about the Knights of Columbus
  • Invest time in your Marriage.
    World Wide Marriage Encounter San Diego can help revitalize your relationship. Upcoming weekend on November 4th.
  • The James R. And Geraldine E. Bertelsen scholarship is open to graduating Roman Catholic high school seniors who are residents of Carlsbad, regardless of geographic location of high school attending, who have been accepted by, or are applying to, a four year Roman Catholic College or University. Students who are currently attending a four year Roman Catholic College or University may apply. Past recipients of the award are encouraged to reapply if they remain eligible for the award.
    All recipients must enroll in, or be enrolled in a course of instruction that will enable them to obtain an undergraduate degree within four years.
    The scholarship is based on academic achievement, with financial need being a secondary consideration. To date the minimum scholarship award has been $5,000. Three or more scholarships may be awarded.
    Applications for the Bertelsen Scholarship will be available from November 21, 2016 to February 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM via The San Diego Foundation’s : online scholarship portal. Call 619-814-1343 for assistance, if needed.


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Church Services

Adoration Chapel

First Friday 24 Hour Adoration.
All 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 9 am - 4 pm
Enter from the left side of the church near the statue of the Blessed Mary.

15 Promises of the Rosary


Every Saturday afternoon from
3 - 4 pm or by appointment. Confession guide booklets are available in the narthex of the church.

The Power of Confession
Mama Mary


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

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