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Welcome to Our Lady of Refuge Parish!

 

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 by following the links above.

This Week in the Parish Highlight

Annual Fall Ice Cream Social

Saturday, September 12th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

An OLR tradtion!  Music and food with hambugers, hot dogs, salad bar, deserts, and of course, ice cream!

Come celebrate the end of Summer and the beginning of a new school year with family and friends

 

Religious Education Spaghetti Dinner

Monday, September 14th, Mass at 6:15 pm in the Parish Hall followed by dinner

All are welcome to join us for this annual celebration as we start a new year of faith formation

If you still need to register, call 562-597-3102

 

VIRTUS® Training for September

Protecting God's Children introductory course

Sunday, September 13th or Thursday, September 17th

Click on the  link above to learn more about upcoming training sessions and fingerprinting schedules

Mass Times

Sundays
5:30pm (Vigil), 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:30am & 5:30pm
Weekdays
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

  • September 7 - Labor Day Holiday (all OLR offices closed)
  • September 12 - Annual Ice Cream Social - 6:30 pm
  • September 10 - Information Night - Adult Formation/RCIA
  • September 12 - Veterans & 50+ Luncheon 12:00 to 2:00 pm
  • September 13 - VIRTUS Training 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • September 14 - Religious Ed Mass & Spaghetti Dinner - 6:15 pm
  • September 14 - Religious Ed begins Grades 1-6
  • September 17 - VIRTUS Training 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • September 19 - New Evangilization workshop @ St. Cornelius
  • September 20 - Catechetical Sunday 9:30 Mass
  • September 22 - Religious Ed begins Grades 7-8
  • September 22 - High School Confirmation prep begins
  • September 26 - Rummage Sale
  • September 26 - St Anthony HS 95th Anniversary Event
  • September 27 - Religious Ed begins for 3yr, 4yr, Kinder
  • October 3 - OLR Casino Night
  • October 4 - First Sunday Family Mass 9:30 am
  • October 8 - Information Night - Adult Formation/RCIA
  • October 15 - Annual Great California Shake-Out
  • November 1 - First Sunday Family Mass 9:30 am