Churches worth driving to

Succinct reviews of churches in California and nearby states worth visiting. Articles are CalCatholic exclusives, by writer Jim Graves.

Worth driving to: St. Patrick Church, Portland
St. Patrick’s is Portland’s oldest Catholic Church, and has beautiful architecture inside and out

Name of Church St. Patrick Church

Address 1623 NW 19th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209-1723

Phone number (503) 222-4086


Mass times Sunday, 8:30 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m.  Tuesday

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Worth driving to: Our Lady Queen of Peace, Santa Clara
Church has 24-hour Eucharistic adoration, about 30 weekly Masses, daily confessions, and 32-foot statue of Mary

Name of Church Our Lady of Peace Church and Shrine

Address 2800 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054

Phone number 408-988-4585


Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 & 7:30

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Worth driving to: Queen of Peace, Clearlake
The pastor of both the parish and its mission church, Queen of the Rosary, is a Polish immigrant who delivers orthodox homilies

Name of Church Queen of Peace

Address 14435 Uhl Avenue, Clearlake, CA 95422

Phone number (707) 994-6618


Mass times

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