Note: a story published by CalCatholic earlier this week, “A leading voice of fidelity in the church,” mentioned the as Oratory as where Bishop Athanasius Schneider said mass while visiting the Bay Area.

Name of Church Immaculate Heart of Mary Oratory (at Five Wounds Portuguese National Church)

Address 1375 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95116-2343

Phone number (408) 292-2123


Mass times Sundays, 9:30 a.m. (IES Chapel) and 12:30 p.m. Weekdays, noon. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. First Saturdays, 10 a.m. All are Extraordinary Form (Latin Tridentine) Masses.

Confessions Daily before Mass.

Names of priests Canon Raphael Ueda of the Institute of Christ the King, chaplain. Fr. Donald Morgan, assisting priest. The Institute was founded in 1990 and celebrates Mass in the extraordinary form. Its priests are formed in the traditional way. It has 110 priests who serve in 12 countries, and 14 dioceses in the U.S. Besides priests, they also have a small community of brothers and a small community of nuns.

School No.

Special devotions Wednesday devotion to St. Joseph, Thursday adoration until 2 p.m., First Friday Stations of the Cross, First Sunday 3 p.m. Vespers and Benediction, 13th – 21st of the month novena to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Parking Ample parking around the church.

Cry room No.

Additional observations Five Wounds is a beautiful church in the Diocese of San Jose. It was originally built a century ago by Portuguese Catholics, has a Portuguese pastor and still offers many of its Masses in Portuguese. Its architecture is traditional and its artwork ornate; it is a prominent historic church that was designated a historical landmark by the City of San Jose. The oratory was erected at Five Wounds in 2013. Bishop Athanasius Schneider recently visited the oratory to celebrate a Pontifical Low Mass; watch the Mass on the parish Facebook page: