Name of Church Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Address 929 Harvard, Clovis, CA 93612-2250

Phone number 559-299-4270


Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 6:30 a.m., 8 a.m. (Spanish), 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m. (Korean), 5:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Friday, 8:45 a.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m.

Confession Saturdays 4-5 p.m., first Saturdays 11 a.m. – noon & 4 – 5 p.m.

Names of priests Fr. Robert Borges, pastor. Fr. Athanasius Okure, parochial vicar.

School Yes, grades K-8, visit

Special events Adoration every Monday 8 a.m. through 7:15 a.m. Tuesday; also Tuesday 6 – 7 p.m.; 1st Fridays at 9:30 a.m. through Saturday at 7:15 a.m.; 3rd Friday 7:15 – 8:15 a.m. (for vocations).

Special groups St. Martha’s Pantry, Raphael Health Ministry, Natural Family Planning, Retrouvaille, Journey in Christianity.

Homilies Fr. Borges is orthodox and a good homilist. He also serves as diocesan coordinator of Continuing Formation of Clergy.

Music Choirs, organ and piano.

Fellow parishioners Mostly English-speaking, a significant Hispanic community and smaller Korean community.

Parking Can get crowded on the weekends; arrive early.

Additional observations The parish was established in 1929. The church has some nice elements, including its crucifix, stained glass windows and image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Our Lady of Perpetual Help had been the only parish serving the Clovis community until 2018, when Divine Mercy Parish, Clovis opened.

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