Parols at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Oxnard, California. These are used to decorate our parish during the Novena and Christmas season.

Simbang Gabi 2020

Celebrating 32 years

Simbang Gabi is a devotional nine-day series of Masses from December 16 to December 23, concluding on December 24, Christmas eve, with a midnight mass.

Come and celebrate mass with us every night to prepare for the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of our Lord. Invite your family, friends, and neighbors to be a part of this joyful event! We look forward to seeing you!

We look forward to seeing you!

Wednesday, December 16
Miércoles, 16 de diciembre
7:00 PMFr. Rafael Castillo, OAR, Prior, Saint Augustine Priory
Thursday, December 17
Jueves, 17 de diciembre
7:00 PMFr. Altaire Fernandez, Associate Pastor, Santa Clara Church
Friday, December 18
Viernes, 18 de diciembre
7:00 PMFr. Raymond Marquez, Dean of Students, St. John’s Seminary
Saturday, December 19
Sábado, 19 de diciembre
5:00 PMFr. Michael Stechmann, OAR, Associate Pastor, Mary Star of the Sea
Sunday, December 20
Domingo, 20 de diciembre
5:00 PMFr. Felix Daganta, OAR, Pastor, Mary Star of the Sea
Monday, December 21
Lunes, 21 de diciembre
7:00 PMFr. Albert Avenido, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church
Tuesday, December 22
Martes, 22 de diciembre
7:00 PMFr. Frederic Abiera, OAR, Pastor, St. Benedict Parish
Wednesday, December 23
Miércoles, 23 de diciembre
7:00 PMFr. Marlon Beof, OAR, Vicar, USA San Nicholas Tolentino

Thursday, December 24 | Jueves, 24 de diciembre
5:00 PM – Children’s Christmas Mass (English)
7:00 PM – Misa Natividad de los Niños (Español)

11:15 PM – Christmas Carols | Canticos Navideños
12:00 AM – Holy Mass | Santa Misa

Friday, December 25 | Viernes, 25 de diciembre
10:00 AM, 5:00 PM – Holy Mass (English)
12:00 md, 7:00 PM – Santa Misa (Español)

  • Mass readings will be in English, Spanish, and Tagalog.
  • Communion will be given on the hand only.
  • Everyone must wear face coverings and practice social distancing (keeping 6 feet distance), even outdoors.
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided.
  • After the mass, all parishioners are encouraged to go directly to their vehicle. Please do not socialize in the plaza or the parking lot. Let us all protect one another.

Thank you for joining us on the December 20 Livestream. See the recording below.
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For those unable to attend Simbang Gabi in person, we invite you to celebrate online with 9 parishes from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles (ADLA). Each night you’ll be able to pray together as we prepare for the coming of our Lord. The Simbang Gabi Regional Coordinators of ADLA have arranged a list of all participating parishes. So invite your family! Invite your friends! Invite your neighbors! Let us rejoice and share the good news of HOPE!

Click on the link below for the list of each night’s livestream.


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Thank you! Muchas gracias! Maraming salamat, po!