Name of Church St. John Chrysostom

Address 546 East Florence Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301

Phone number 310-677-2736


Mass times English: Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. Sunday, 8:30 & 11:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m. Weekdays, Monday-Friday, 6:30 & 8 a.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. with Mother of Perpetual Help devotion. Spanish: 7 & 10 a.m., 1, 2:30. Weekdays, Monday-Friday, 6:15 p.m. Tridentine Mass, 1st Saturdays, 9:15 a.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

Confessions Saturdays, 4 & 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 7:10 p.m. (during the Holy Hour). First Fridays, 7:15 a.m.

Names of priests Father Marcos Gonzalez, pastor. Fathers Javier Altuna, SJ & Carlos Blanco, associates. Msgr. Sal Pilato, in residence. Father Gonzalez is a model pastor in many ways, working hard to bring God to his people and lead them in holiness. He is traditional, and maintains an orthodox environment in the parish. Father has served the parish eight years, and was recently renewed for another term at the parish by Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez.

School Grades TK – 8

Special parish groups Legion of Mary, Knights of Columbus, Pro-Life Committee, Natural Family Planning, Holy Family Living Faith Prayer Group, Nocturnal Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, White Army, Walking with Jesus, Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Music An organist plays at the English Masses; the music includes Latin chants and traditional hymns. There are choirs at the Spanish Masses.

Fellow parishioners This is a predominantly Latino parish.

Parking Plenty.

Acoustics Fine.

Cry room Yes, in the back of the church.

Additional observations St. John Chrysostom was established as a parish in 1923; the current church was built in 1961. It has a traditional interior, including a tabernacle in the center of the church and altar rails. The sanctuary incorporates a lot of white marble. New artwork includes a large image of the Blessed Mother over the sanctuary created by Heritage Liturgical at the instigation of the pastor.