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Welcome to Our Lady of Refuge Parish!

 

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Celebrating Advent

December 3rd through December 24th


Advent & Christmas Mass Schedule

Dec 17th - 3rd Sunday of Advent - Sat Vigil 5:30 PM, Sun 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 5:30 PM

Dec 24th - 4th Sunday of Advent - Sat Vigil 5:30 PM, Sun 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM

Dec 24th - Christmas Vigil - 5:30 PM, 12:00 Midnight

Dec 25th - Christmas Day - Mon 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM, (no 5:30 PM Mass)


We are a Roman Catholic faith community in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  As a parish family we strive to continue the work of Christ by proclaiming and living the Gospel, celebrating the Eucharist and Sacraments, and sharing God’s love through lives of prayer, service and stewardship.  We invite you to join our parish community!

This Week in the Parish Highlight

Gifts for Jesus

This past Sunday Deacon Roger kicked-off our annual holiday gift appeal, Gifts for Jesus

Help us help those in need through Catholic Charities Long Beach

"...whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me" Matt 25:40


A Night in Bethlehem

Monday, December 18th, 6:15 - 7:30 PM  All are welcome, admission is FREE

Join us for this annual OLR Tradtion - an interactive multi-sensory experience for the whole family

Explore our busy marketplace in 1st centruy Bethlehem to learn what exciting things are happening!


Hollywood Casino Night!

Saturday, January 20th, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Come dressed in your best cocktail attire and spend the night in classic Hollywood style

$40 per person - proceeds support Our Lady of Refuge Catholic School


A word about Adult Confirmation...

If you're an adult looking for Confirmation preparation, please read this first!

You MUST contact your local or "home" parish first


 

 

Mass Times

Saturdays
8:00am, 5:30pm (Sunday Vigil)
Sundays
8:00am, 9:30am, 11:30am & 5:30pm
Monday-Friday
8:00am (daily)
Holy Days
5:30pm (Vigil), 8:00am & 5:30pm
Reconciliation
Saturdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Eucharistic Adoration
First Fridays 7:00am - 8:00am
October through June

Parish Information

Address
5195 Stearns Street 
Long Beach, CA 90815
Office Phone (562) 498-6641
Office Fax (562) 498-3344
Parish School (562) 597-0819
Office of Religious Education (562) 597-3102

Events

  • Fri Dec 8 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Sat-Sun Dec 10-11 - Gifts for Jesus collection
  • Tue Dec 12 - Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Thu Dec 14 - OLR School Chirstmas Program
  • Mon Dec 18 - A Night in Bethlehem
  • Sun Dec 24 - Christmas Eve
  • Mon Dec 25 - Christmas Day (offices closed)
  • Mon Jan 1 - New Years Day (offices closed)
  • Fri Jan 5 - First Friday Adoration 7-8 am
  • Sat Jan 13 - Boomers Plus Luncheon
  • Mon Jan 15 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day (all OLR offices closed)
  • Sat Jan 20 - OLR Casino Night
  • Tue Jan 23 - Domenico's Fundraiser
  • Thu Jan 25 - OLR PTO All Parent Meeting
  • Sat Jan 27 - Catholic High School Placement Exam
  • Sun Jan 28-Sat Feb 3 - Catholic Schools Week
  • Sun Jan 28 - OLR School Open House
  • Sun Jan 28 - OLR Sports Pancake Breakfast
  • Thu Feb 1 - Adult Confirmation Prep begins
  • Sat Feb 10 - Passion and Purpose Marriage Retreat
  • Sat Feb 10 - Boomers Plus Luncheon
  • Wed Feb 14 - Ash Wednesday
  • Sat Mar 10 - Boomers Plus Luncheon
  • Sun Mar 11 - Daylight Savings begins (Spring forward 1 hour)
  • Thu Mar 15 - LA Youth Day
  • Fri-Sun Mar 16-18 - LA Religious Education Congress
  • Mon Feb 19 - Presidents Day (all OLR offices closed)
  • Sun Feb 25 - OLR School Science Fair Open House
  • Sat Mar 10 - St Anthony HS 5K Run
  • Sun Mar 25 - Palm Sunday
  • Thu Mar 29 - Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:30 pm
  • Fri Mar 30 - Good Friday
  • Sat Mar 31 - Easter Vigil 7:30 pm
  • Sun Apr 1 - Easter Sunday
  • Sat Apr 14 - Boomers Plus Luncheon
  • Fri Apr 20 - OLR Spring Event
  • Fri Apr 27 - Annie Dinner Show 5:30 pm
  • Sat Apr 28 - Annie 1PM & 6 PM
  • Sun Apr 29 - Annie 1PM
  • Sun May 6 - Confirmation @ 11:30 Mass
  • Sat May 12 - Boomers Plus Luncheon
  • Thu May 17 - OLR School Spring Sing 6PM
  • Mon May 21 - OLR Golf Tournement
  • Thu May 24 - OLR PTO All Parent Meeting
  • Mon May 28 - Memorial Day (all OLR offices closed)
  • Fri Jun 8 - OLR School Graduation 5PM
  • Sat Jun 9 - Boomers Plus Luncheon
  • Mon Jun 18 - St Anthony HS Golf Classic