Name of Church Holy Martyrs Church
Address 39022 Sky Canyon Drive, Murrieta, CA 92563
Phone (949) 829-1980
Mass times Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. Monday – Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday, noon and 4 p.m. vigil. Holy Martyrs is a church of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter; Mass is celebrated in English and ad orientem (“to the east,” or not facing the congregation; in appearance it resembles a Latin Tridentine mass). Visit the parish YouTube page and watch some previous Masses: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCovIfOlFG0lKx1hY_BMzQ2g/videos. A pdf of the pew missal can be found on the church website. It has reverent liturgies and a traditional environment.
Confessions Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Sundays during 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses.
Names of priests Fr. Andrew Bartus, pastor. Fr. Bartus is a former Anglican priest who was ordained a Catholic priest in 2012. He is a husband and father. He is orthodox, and delivers good homilies.
Special parish groups/activities Catholic education classes, Theology on Tap, pro-life group.
Parking The church is part of a business complex off Murrieta Hot Springs Road. There is ample parking around the church.
Additional observations Holy Martyrs is a church of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. It is located within the Diocese of San Bernardino. On January 1, 2012, Pope Benedict established the ordinariate for groups of Anglicans in the United States desiring full communion with the Catholic Church (for additional information, visit http://www.usordinariate.com/). Similar ordinariate parishes can be found in communities across the country.