The story of an underground Catholic priest in China

Published:  Friday, November 17, 2017, 1:15 AM

Madrid, Spain, Nov 17, 2017 / 02:15 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Fr. Joseph of Jesus is a Chinese priest, faithful to the Catholic Church. Life is not easy for Catholics in China. Those who adhere to Rome are persecuted by the Chinese government, which only grants freedom of worship to those belonging to the state-controlled Patriotic Church.

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to the poor outside St Peter's Square

Published:  Thursday, November 16, 2017, 11:58 AM

Rome, Italy, Nov 16, 2017 / 12:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis on Thursday made an unannounced visit to a small makeshift medical center in front of St. Peter's Square where poor and homeless people are receiving free treatment ahead of this weekend's World Day for the Poor.

Bishops of Africa, Europe voice hope for upcoming summit on youth

Published:  Thursday, November 16, 2017, 1:44 AM

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Nov 16, 2017 / 02:44 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In preparation for the fifth summit of the African Union and the European Union, the Catholic bishops' conference of both continents issued a joint statement of support.

Australian bishops: Don't let same-sex marriage limit religious freedom

Published:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 12:25 AM

Sydney, Australia, Nov 15, 2017 / 01:25 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Following a postal survey showing support for same-sex marriage, Australia's Catholic bishops said that the nation's laws need to protect those who understand marriage as it has always been viewed.

Historic peacebuilding program launches in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 1:14 AM

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nov 15, 2017 / 02:14 am (EWTN News/CNA).- When Pope Francis visited Bosnia and Herzegovina two years ago, he found a country still healing from a devastating conflict two decades earlier.

Pakistani bishops declare Year of the Eucharist

Published:  Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 1:11 AM

Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 14, 2017 / 02:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid national challenges, the Pakistani Catholic Bishops' Conference has announced a "Year of the Eucharist," to focus on renewal and service.

Father Janos Brenner: Hungarian priest and martyr

Published:  Saturday, November 11, 2017, 4:03 AM

Szombathely, Hungary, Nov 11, 2017 / 05:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Besides the smiling Pope, John Paul I, several other people's causes advanced towards sainthood this week. Among them is Servant of God János (John) Brenner, a Cistercian Hungarian priest whose martyrdom was acknowledged by Pope Francis this week.

Italian nun martyred in Somalia takes step toward beatification

Published:  Friday, November 10, 2017, 9:14 AM

Vatican City, Nov 10, 2017 / 10:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An Italian nun killed in Somalia in 2006 has been officially recognized as a martyr, as Pope Francis moved her cause for beatification forward this week.

Thieves desecrate eleven parishes in France

Published:  Thursday, November 09, 2017, 9:06 AM

Annecy, France, Nov 9, 2017 / 10:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Last month thieves in France robbed, and in the process desecrated, ten churches in the Diocese of Annecy, in the country's Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region.

Filipino bishop a victim of Facebook identity theft

Published:  Wednesday, November 08, 2017, 7:04 AM

, Nov 8, 2017 / 08:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Alberto Uy of Tagbilaran, on the Philippine island Bohol, was forced to warn his social media friends of online scams after his Facebook account was cloned to solicit donations in his name.

Faith, hope, community: Catholic radio at work in the Philippines

Published:  Tuesday, November 07, 2017, 9:06 AM

Manila, Philippines, Nov 7, 2017 / 10:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In the Philippines media scene, a far-reaching Catholic radio network has been building communities and changing lives for decades.

Filipino seminarians to drug war victims: we remember you

Published:  Sunday, November 05, 2017, 7:01 AM

Quezon City, Philippines, Nov 5, 2017 / 08:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Victims of the deadly Philippines drug war deserve to be remembered, said Catholic seminarians as they reaffirmed the need for true peace and unity.

Sixty Vincentians martyred during Spanish Civil War to be beatified

Published:  Saturday, November 04, 2017, 5:01 AM

Madrid, Spain, Nov 4, 2017 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Next Saturday 60 members of the Vincentian Order who were martyred during the Spanish Civil War will be beatified at a Mass in Madrid, a "celebration of hope, faith and forgiveness."

Filipinos gather in Rome to promote bishop's beatification cause

Published:  Thursday, November 02, 2017, 11:08 PM

Rome, Italy, Nov 3, 2017 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In Rome, hundreds of Filipinos gathered for Mass on Sunday to promote the cause of beatification of the Servant of God Alfredo Versoza y Florentin, who was Bishop of Lipa for 35 years.

On All Souls' Day, Pope Francis prays for an end to war

Published:  Thursday, November 02, 2017, 8:52 AM

Albano Laziale, Italy, Nov 2, 2017 / 10:52 am (EWTN News/CNA).- We should beg God to put an end to the violence and destruction wrought by war, especially as the world seems to prepare for another conflict, Pope Francis said on All Souls' Day.

Our Church

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church sits in the heart of Clovis, California, on Ninth and DeWitt streets.

Mass Times

Monday - Thursday:
7:30am & 5:30pm


7:30am & 5:30pm (Vigil)

6:30am, 8:00am (Español), 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 4:00pm (Korean), & 5:30pm

Confessions (Chapel)

Every Saturday of the month
4:00pm ~ 5:00pm

First Saturday of the month
11:00am ~ 12:00 noon
AND 4:00pm ~ 5:00pm

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