Name of Church St. Malachy Church
Address 407 West E Street, Tehachapi CA 93561
Phone number (661) 822-3060
Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon (Spanish), 2 p.m. (Latin Tridentine). Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.
Confessions Saturdays, 2:30 p.m.
Priests Fr. Gregory Beaumont, pastor. Fr. Beaumont came to St. Malachy’s December 2022 after a long stint as pastor of Holy Family Church in Kingsburg. He grew up in the San Fernando Valley and was pursuing a career in agricultural research before opting for the seminary. Since his ordination to the priesthood in 1996, he has served at mid-California parishes. He is a solid priest and well respected in the community.
Music traditional choir, contemporary choir, children’s choir
Parish groups and activities Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Guadalupe Society, Veterans Healing and Support Ministry, Fellowship of Catholic Christian Women, Eucharistic Adoration Fridays, daily rosary and Liturgy of the Hours.
Parishioners The parish serves 1300 Catholics.
Parking There is ample parking around the church.
Additional observations St. Malachy is a parish of the Diocese of Fresno. It was founded in 1887; its pastor, Fr. Patrick Bannon, came in via train from Needles to celebrate Mass. It initially served 850 Catholics in a parish that covered 40,000 square miles. The current church was built in 1967. Improvements for the church were added in 2011.