San Pedro

Pastoral Region

San Pedro Parishes

67 parishes

1 Eastern Rite Catholic Churches

San Pedro Schools

53 Elementary Schools

8 High Schools

San Pedro Pastoral Region


Long Beach and Southern Los Angeles County

4 Hospitals

3 Seminaries

San Pedro Pastoral Region

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There are 67 parishes in the region, located among 35 cities. It covers Deaneries 17-20 and has 8 High schools, 4 hospitals, and 1 Parochial Mission. The San Pedro Region is the only one that also includes an island parish – St. Catherine of Alexandria, established in 1902 on Santa Catalina Island. The oldest parish in the region is Sts. Peter and Paul in Wilmington, established in 1865. Ethnic Masses are celebrated in Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Portuguese, Chinese, Croatian and Italian. Eastern Catholic churches include Russian-Greek, Melkite Greek, Armenian and Antiochene Syriac.

Eight high schools are in the region, plus one retreat center and one cemetery. San Pedro area is the site of the first Spanish land grant in California, granted in 1784 by King Carlos II to Juan Jose Dominguez.

Eastern Catholic churches in the region include Ukranian, Byzantine, Maronite and also some ethnic parishes – Croatian, Chinese, Lithuanian, Japanese and Italian.

The Most Reverend Marc V. Trudeau is the regional auxiliary bishop of the San Pedro Pastoral Region. The succession for the region includes Msgr. Bernard Leheny (Episcopal Vicar, 2017-2018), Bishop Oscar Solis (2009-2017), Bishop Alexander Salazar (2004-2009), Msgr. Bernard Leheny (Episcopal Vicar, 2002-2004), Bishop Joseph Sartoris (1994-2002), Msgr. Joseph Sartoris (Episcopal Vicar, 1993-1994), and Bishop Carl Fisher, S.S.J. (1986-1993).

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Most Reverend Marc Vincent Trudeau D.D., V.G. 

Auxiliary Bishop

Born May 20, 1957 in Hollywood, California. Bishop Trudeau attended St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo and was ordained a priest June 8, 1991 at St. Vibiana Cathedral. He was elevated to Monsignor on February 26, 2007. He was then appointed Titular Bishop of Tinisa in Proconsulari and Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles on April 5, 2018. On June 7, 2018 he was ordained Bishop at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. That same day he was appointed Episcopal Vicar of the San Pedro Pastoral Region.

Assistant to the Regional Bishop:

Deacon Francisco Gonzalez

Regional Deans (Vicars Forane)

Deanery 17: Fr. Nabor Rios, V.F.

Deanery 18: Fr. Raymond Decipeda, M.M.H.C., V.F.

Deanery 19: Fr. Claude Williams, O. Praem, V.F.

Deanery 20: Fr. George Aguilera, V.F.

Parishes in this Region
Deanery 17 Deanery 18 Deanery 19 Deanery 20
Holy Angels Church of the Deaf, Vernon

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Downey

Our Lady of the Rosary, Paramount

Our Lady of Victory, Compton

Sagrado Corazon, Compton

Sagrado Corazon y Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Cudahy

St. Albert the Great, Rancho Dominguez

St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Los Angeles

St. Bernard, Bellflower

St. Dominic Savio, Bellflower

St. Emydius, Lynwood

St. Gertrude the Great, Bell Gardens

St. Helen, South Gate

St. Martha, Huntington Park

St. Matthias, Huntington Park

St. Philip Neri, Lynwood

St. Raymond, Downey

St. Rose of Lima, Maywood

San Miguel, Los Angeles










Beatitudes of Our Lord, La Mirada

Holy Family, Artesia

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Los Nietos

St. Bruno, Whittier

St. Francis Xavier, Pico Rivera

St. Gregory the Great, Whittier

St. Hilary, Pico Rivera

St. John of God, Norwalk

St. Linus, Norwalk

St. Mariana de Paredes, Pico Rivera

St. Mary of the Assumption, Whittier

St. Paul of the Cross, La Mirada

St. Peter Chanel, Hawaiian Gardens

St. Pius X, Santa Fe Springs












American Martyrs, Manhattan Beach

Holy Family, Wilmington

Holy Trinity, San Pedro

Maria Regina, Gardena

Mary Star of the Sea, San Pedro

Nativity, Torrance

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Hermosa Beach

St. Andrew (Russian-Greek), El Segundo

St. Anthony, El Segundo

St. Anthony of Padua, Gardena

St. Catherine Laboure, Torrance

St. Catherine of Alexandria, Avalon

St. James, Redondo Beach

St. John Fisher, Rancho Palos Verdes

St. Joseph, Hawthorne

St. Lawrence Martyr, Redondo Beach

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Lomita

St. Paul (Melkite-Greek), El Segundo

St. Peter, San Pedro

St. Philomena, Carson

Sts. Peter and Paul, Wilmington

Holy Innocents, Long Beach

Our Lady of Refuge, Long Beach

St. Anthony, Long Beach

St. Athanasius, Long Beach

St. Barnabas, Long Beach

St. Bartholomew, Long Beach

St. Cornelius, Long Beach

St. Cyprian, Long Beach

St. Joseph, Long Beach

St. Lucy, Long Beach

St. Maria Goretti, Long Beach

St. Matthew, Long Beach

St. Pancratius, Lakewood














Office of San Pedro Region:
3555 St. Pancratius Pl.
Lakewood, CA 90712-1416

Office Phone Number: (562) 634-0456

Meet the Staff

Most Reverend Marc Trudeau 
Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles
San Pedro Pastoral Region
P: 562.634.0456 ext. 3

Deacon Francisco Gonzalez
Regional Assistant to Bishop Marc Trudeau
P: 562.634.0456 ext. 2

Angelic Nunez-Scott
Office Manager/Executive Assistant to Bishop Marc Trudeau
P: 562.634.0456 ext. 3

Teresa (Terri) Palmer
San Pedro Regional Coordinator for Religious Education
Religious Education
P: 562.630.6272

Maria Teresa Duran
Administrative Secretary to Teresa Palmer
Religious Education
San Pedro Region
P: 213.804.9327


The Archdiocese comprises three counties — Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara – all divided into five pastoral regions). The Directory lists all address and telephone information of archdiocesan offices, parishes, schools and seminaries, as well as services/outreach programs within the Archdiocese.

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