Name of Church St. Peter Chanel
Address 12001 E. 214th Street, Hawaiian Gardens CA 90716
Phone number (562) 924-7591
Mass times Saturday vigil, 6 pm;  Sunday, 8 am, 10 am (Spanish), noon, 2 pm (Spanish), 5 pm.  Weekdays, 6 am, 8 am, noon, 6 pm. (two Masses, one in Spanish in the large church, a second in English in the small church).  Saturday, 6 am, 8 am.
Confessions Following the practice of the community’s founder, Venerable Bruno Lanteri (1759-1830), the Oblates have the desire to make the mercy of God available through the Sacrament of Confession.  Hence, you will often find the Oblates readily available for confession and long confession lines at the parish.  Monday through Wednesday, Friday, 10:15 am – 1 pm, 4 – 6 pm.  Thursday, 11 am – 1 pm, 4 – 6 pm.  Saturday, 10:15 am – noon, 4 – 6 pm.
Names of priests Father Lino Estadilla, pastor.  Father Edward Broom, Father David Yankauskas, Father Jay-Ar San Juan, Father Gerald Wright, associate pastors.  Father Larry Darnell and Father John Luong, priests in residence.  All priests are Oblates of the Virgin Mary (, a community founded by Bruno Lanteri in Italy in 1826.  The Oblates are engaged in such apostolates as teaching, offering parish missions and retreats and spiritual support of diocesan clergy.  The Oblates, including those at St. Peter Chanel, are known for their orthodoxy and fidelity to the Holy Father and teaching authority of the Church.  They wear the cassock.  Listen to presentations on the Faith by Father Ed Broom: Father Ed Broom, OMV – YouTube and
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Special parish groups and activities Youth Group, Young Adults Group, Fidelis Fellowship (for ages 30-45), Jovenes para Christo, daily adoration (see the website for schedule) and First & Third Friday’s All Night Adoration, rosary and chaplet after the noon Mass Monday through Friday, Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, food program, Purgatorial Society.
Fellow parishioners The Oblates have staffed the parish since the 1980s; many who attend are Hispanics and Filipinos, as well as those who drive in from outside the parish boundaries due to its orthodoxy.
Parking There is a large lot behind the church and street parking.
Cry room Yes, the entry of the church is separated from the body of the church by glass and has ample seating for families with small children.
Additional observations  St. Peter Chanel Church is a parish of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  It is named for a French martyr who was killed in the New Hebrides islands near New Zealand in 1841.  It is an outstanding parish in many ways, and is a haven in the area for faithful Catholics.  The priests emphasize spirituality, confession and obedience to the Commandments and the Church.  They’ll regularly urge you to work harder to grow in your spiritual life.