Name of Church Church of the Nativity

Address 6309 El Apajo Road, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Phone number (858) 756-1911


Mass times Saturday vigil, 4 p.m.  Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. 10:30 a.m.  Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. followed by adoration with benediction at 9:30 a.m.

Confessions  Saturday, 1 – 2 p.m. and by appointment.

Names of priests Fr. Minh Do, pastor.  Fr. Do is a refugee from Vietnam, who came to the U.S. in 1975.  He began a successful career in business, before opting for the seminary in 2009.  He was ordained a priest in 2014, and became pastor of Nativity in 2019.  He is often praised for his talent in preaching; listen to him preach at past Masses on the parish YouTube channel: 

Special groups/activities Culture of Life ministries, Eucharistic Adoration Lovers (adoration Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.), daily rosary and divine chaplet, mental health ministry, men’s group

Music Cantor, organ.

School Yes, pre-K through 8.  

Fellow parishioners Nativity is a parish of the Diocese of San Diego, and serves a small, affluent community north of downtown San Diego.

Acoustics Good.

Parking The parish has a large parking lot. 
Additional observations  Nativity is a newer parish; the church was dedicated in 1989.