Santa Barbara Events

Calendar of Events for Pastoral Region

Upcoming Events


Jul 27

Ever Ancient, Ever New Young Adult Eucharistic Revival Conference

Ever Ancient Ever New (EAEN) is an official collaboration between the Southern California Arch/Dioceses of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and San Diego. This Eucharistic conference is an effort of the Youth and Young Adult Offices in each Diocese and is open to all young adults 18-39. At this years' Ever Ancient Ever New (EAEN), we are doing a deep-dive into the theme "This is My Body"... READ MORE »


Aug 06

C3 Conference 2024

This year's theme is: “Elevate” The C3 Conference is an annual gathering that unites educators, school administrators, and faith leaders from across the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Hosted by the ADLA C3 Team, this two-day event is dedicated to elevating education and well-being. Our theme for this year is “Elevate,” symbolizing our unwavering commitment to enhancing learning experiences... READ MORE »


Aug 23

Heart Speaks to Heart: A Dynamic & Engaging Preaching Retreat

Are you looking to… reflect more deeply on the significance of Scripture in your personal life? workshop part of a homily or scripture-based teaching with others? Join other clergy and lay ministry leaders for an overnight retreat (Friday, August 23 through Saturday, August 24) focused on letting our preaching and teaching flow from an encounter with the Lord in prayer and Scripture. ... READ MORE »


Sep 29

Mass in Recognition of Immigrants

On Sunday, September 29, 2024, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels will host the "Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants." Archbishop José H. Gomez will preside over the Mass at 3:30 PM. Mass will be in person and livestreamed via and through this page. This celebration is a joint effort with the Dioceses of Orange, San Bernardino ... READ MORE »


Oct 13

Diaconate Virtual Information Day

The Diaconate Formation Office invites all interested in joining the Diaconate program to register for the upcoming Diaconate Virtual Information Day on Sunday, October 13, 2024 from 2pm-4pm. We encourage you to register by sending your name, parish & pastor's name to Deacon Melecio Zamora. For more information also contact Deacon Zamora. Presentations will be bilingual (English & S... READ MORE »


Oct 13

Healthcare Professionals Mass

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Office of Life, Justice and Peace along with the Mission Doctors Association will host the annual Healthcare Professionals Mass to honor all of those involved in the healthcare field. Physicians, Nurses, Chaplains, Physical Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Mental Health Caregivers, Chiropractors, Administration, Lab Workers and ALL those who work in the healthc... READ MORE »


Oct 16

MCA Youth Appreciation Mass

Every year the Pontifical Mission Society's, Missionary Childhood Association, hosts a mass for its members at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels during the month of October. This year, the MCA Mass will take place on Wednesday, October 16, 2024. During the mass we recognize and thank the children for their missionary efforts. Encouraging them to always reflect the light of Christ in the w... READ MORE »


Oct 23

Red Mass

Join us to celebrate The 42nd Annual Red Mass at the Cathedral on October 23 at 5:30 PM with Archbishop José H. Gomez! During this Mass, we honor and pray for all public servants and political leaders so they can have guidance and strength to fulfill their professions. Members of all faiths and traditions are encouraged to attend.  The St. Thomas More Society of Los Angeles (“STMSLA”) inv... READ MORE »


Oct 26

Santa Barbara Regional Congress 2024

Join us for the Santa Barbara Regional Congress 2024 on Saturday, October 26, 2024. The Regional Congress will be at Saint Bonaventure High School (3167 Telegraph Rd., Ventura). Our theme this year is, “United in Love, Growing Together.”  This event welcomes Parish Catechetical Leaders, Catechists, Faith Formation Ministers, Parish Ministers, and all who are interested in continuing to know... READ MORE »


Nov 14

National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC)

NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) is a premier national Catholic youth event that gathers High School aged Catholic teenagers for a life-changing encounter with Christ. NCYC will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on November 14-16, 2024. The theme for NCYC 2024 is The Way (El Camino)! At NCYC, teens pray, build community, learn more about their faith, and are empowered to live... READ MORE »


Nov 22

Regional Black Catholic Congress 2024

Mark your calendars, November 22 and 23 2024, for the Regional Black Catholic Congress: “You Are Now Missionaries to Yourselves: Passing On What You Have Seen and Heard.” This transformative gathering will invite us to embrace our role as messengers, sharing our lived experiences, wisdom, and faith with one another. As missionaries to yourselves, you can ignite change, foster unity, and add... READ MORE »


Nov 23

Transitional Diaconate Ordination

With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, this year the Transitional Diaconate Ordination will take place on Saturday, November 23rd at 9am at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.  More information about tickets and attending will be made available soon. Thank you for your prayers and support for vocations in our Archdiocese. Livestream will be available at: READ MORE »

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Santa Barbara Pastoral Region

It covers Deaneries 1-4 and there are 37 parishes in the region in 19 cities that are located in the two counties of Ventura and Santa Barbara – the largest in area of the five regions. Learn more about Santa Barbara Pastoral Region here.

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