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Saint Angela Merici Catholic Church and Children’s Center
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Thank you for your interest in our welcoming Catholic Community. Our parish community was founded in 1928 by Father Charles Kerfs. Our current pastor is Father Peter Crivello. For more information about our history or staff, please visit our parish website.
We look forward to meeting you as you explore the Catholic communities of the Monterey Peninsula. 
As a community of faith that comes together to celebrate the Eucharist, we are nourished and renewed in our work of reaching out into the community of Pacific Grove and the Monterey Peninsula and building God’s Kingdom.
Christmas Schedule:
Masses on Christmas Eve:
4pm Christmas Mass with Children’s Nativity
8pm Christmas Eve Mass at Night
Masses on Christmas Day
9am Mass on Christmas Day
11am Mass on Christmas Day
Our regular schedule (listed below) will resume on the weekend of 12/31-1/1.
Daily Mass: Tues-Friday 8:30a
Confession: Saturday at 9am (no confessions on 12/24)
Weekend Masses: 5pm (Saturday), 8am, 10am, 12pm on Sunday
Holy Days: As announced.
Recording a weekend mass is posted on our YouTube channel. 

Please note that our parish office will be closed starting 12/23 and will re-open at 9am on 1/3.

Our parish Children’s Center offers a high-quality developmental program that provides for the individual and varied needs of the children and families of the Monterey Peninsula we serve. We offer programs ranging from a 3 half-day schedule to a 5 full-day schedule for Pre-kindergarten and Pre-school ages. For more information please contact Mrs. Heather Diaz at 831-372-3555, or visit their website. 
For over twenty years our parish has been home to Small Christian Communities, groups of parishioners who gather to reflect on the Sunday readings, grow in faith, support one another, and undertake serving others, together. 
Our youth faith formation programs are built around a core of whole person formation that instills the tenets of the Catholic faith, but also seeks to help the entire family grow in faith.
 Our Music Ministry enriches our liturgies and has been a great source of artistic reflection at various forms of parish liturgical celebrations.
 Christ Child Society of Monterey Bay. Yarns and Stitches group meets every other Wednesday in the parish library. We crochet/knit/loom baby hats and blankets for local under-resourced infants in need of a loving start in life. 
Our parish is also home to many other ministries, which are detailed on our website.
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