St. Lawrence of Brindisi


Interdenominational Choir Festival

April 11, 2018

St. Lawrence's Little Angels Choir participated in the 42nd Annual Children's Choir Festival. The Little Angels choir was one of several choirs that participated in this festival, but it was the only one that represented the Catholic Church. Congratulations Little Angels. [embed][/embed]   [embed][/embed]...

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Fasting in the Catholic Church

March 12, 2018

Every person 14 years of age or older must abstain from meat (and other items made with meat products) on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all the Fridays of Lent. Those that are excused are the physically or mentally ill including individuals suffering from chronic illness such as diabetes. Also excluded are are pregnant or nursing women. In all cases, common sense should prevail, and ill persons ...

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Welcome Father Matt

January 22, 2018

Father Matt our new Pastor has arrived. Please be sure to welcome him and let him know how grateful we are that he is here. May God bless him in his new ministry with us. ...

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Take a Look

January 18, 2018

Special thank to Guy L. Miller Jr., the Knights and Ladies of St. Peter Claver #96 purchased a new frame for Father Fernando's "Jesus of Watts" painting located behind the choir area. We give thanks to both the 7:30 a.m. choir for purchasing the Image of our Lady of Guadalupe and to Ms. Ixcamey, our fifth grade teacher who brought the image from the Basilica in Mexico City. ...

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The Penitential Rite

November 20, 2017

As catholics, it's important that we celebrate the Eucharist with a clean heart. That's why at the beginning of each mass we have the penitential rite. We take a moment of silence to call to mind our sins and ask for God's mercy and forgiveness. This is done in a few different ways. We may repeat after the priest or deacon, "Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy." In this we ask p...

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Father Jesus

November 20, 2017

Father Jesus shared with us a couple of weeks ago that he is no longer our Pastor. He will be on sabbatical until January 15. He will be the chaplain at St. Francis High School in La Canada. If you would like to contact him, his new address is St. Francis High School 200 Foothill Blvd. La Canada-Flintridge, CA 91011. (818) 659-0345. His email is Thank you Father Jesus fo...

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Disasters: Is your family prepared?

November 16, 2017

Families may become separated during the chaos a disaster, especially when evacuation is required. It is important to plan for your family's safety. Develop and regularly practice emergency plans at home with all family members and designate a location where your family could gather in the event of separation. For more tips, visit:

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Visits to the Blessed Sacrament

November 09, 2017

  After we receive the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass, the Hosts that remain are placed in the tabernacle. A special candle called the Sanctuary Lamp, is always kept burning nearby. This light reminds us that Jesus Christ is present in the Blessed Sacrament. We show reverence for Jesus, who is really present in the Eucharist. We do this by genuflecting, or bending the right knee to t...

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Little Angels Choir

October 05, 2017

Bringing Hope to our Community The Little Angels Choir serves the Lord and their community during Mass in their ministry of music. Their ministry does not end with their Recessional Song at the end of Mass. Their ministry goes beyond providing worship and praise music. The Little Angels embark in helping others who might have a need. In one example the Little Angels raised funds to get a wheelc...

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