Santa Barbara Parishes
1 Eastern Rite Catholic Churches
Santa Barbara Schools
17 Elementary Schools
7 High Schools
Santa Barbara Pastoral Region
Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties
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.
Four of the original California Missions are in the region – La Purisima Concepcion (1787), Santa Ines (1804), Santa Barbara (the Queen of the Missions) (1786), and San Buenaventura (1782).
The most remote inland parish is in New Cuyama -Immaculate Conception- and the most remote from Los Angeles is in Guadalupe on the Central Coast -Our Lady of Guadalupe. Three chapels are on military bases -Port Hueneme, Point Mugu and Vandenberg.
St. John’s Seminary for the archdiocese is in the region, opened in 1939 and is located in Camarillo.
The region is home to over 1 million Catholics. The current regional auxiliary bishop is Bishop Robert E. Barron.
Most Reverend Robert Emmet Barron, D.D., S.T.D.,V.G.
Born November 19, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois. Bishop Trudeau was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago on May 24, 1986. He as appointed Titular Bishop of Macriana in Mauretania and Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles on July 21, 2015. He was ordained Bishop on September 8, 2015 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and was appointed Episcopal Vicar of the Santa Barbara Pastoral Region.
Assistant to the Regional Bishop:
Deacon Chris Sandner
Regional Deans (Vicars Forane)
Deanery 1: Fr. J. Lawrence Santos, V.F.
Deanery 2: Fr. John Love, V.F.
Deanery 3: Fr. Leon Hutton, V.F.
Deanery 4: Fr. Riz Carranza, V.F.
Parishes in this Region
|Deanery 1||Deanery 2||Deanery 3||Deanery 4|
|Immaculate Conception, New Cuyama
Mission La Purisima Concepción, Lompoc
Old Mission Santa Inés, Solvang
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Guadalupe
Queen of Angels, Lompoc
St. John Neumann, Santa Maria
St. Louis de Montfort, Santa Maria
St. Mary of the Assumption, Santa Maria
|Holy Cross, Santa Barbara
Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Santa Barbara
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Santa Barbara
Our Lady of Sorrows, Santa Barbara
St. Joseph, Carpinteria
St. Mark University Parish, Goleta
St. Raphael, Santa Barbara
San Roque, Santa Barbara
|Mary Star of the Sea, Oxnard
Mission San Buenaventura, Ventura
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Oxnard
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Santa Paula
Our Lady of the Assumption, Ventura
Sacred Heart, Ventura
St. Anthony, Oxnard
St. Francis of Assisi, Fillmore
St. Sebastian, Santa Paula
St. Thomas Aquinas, Ojai
Santa Clara, Oxnard
|Holy Cross, Moorpark
St. Jude the Apostle, Westlake Village
St. Julie Billiart, Newbury Park
St. Junipero Serra, Camarillo
St. Mary Magdalen, Camarillo
St. Maximilian Kolbe, Westlake Village
St. Paschal Baylon, Thousand Oaks
St. Peter Claver, Simi Valley
St. Rose of Lima, Simi Valley
- Assumption Cemetery, Simi Valley
- Calvary Cemetery, Santa Barbara
- Santa Clara Cemetery & Mausoleum, Oxnard
Office of Santa Barbara Region:
3240 Calle Pinon
Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2760
Office Phone Number: (805) 682-0442