Name of Church Sonoma State Newman Center

Address 1798 East Cotati Avenue, Penngrove, CA 94951

Phone number 707-394-5582


Mass times Sunday, 6 p.m.

Confessions Sunday, 5:30 p.m.

Names of priests Fr. Jeffery Keyes, chaplain.  Fr. Keyes is an orthodox, traditional priest who has been chaplain for the Newman Center at Sonoma State University since June 2019.  He was formerly a member of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood (C.PP.S.), but since 2019 has been incardinated in the Diocese of Santa Rosa and is in residence at St. Eugene’s Cathedral, Santa Rosa.  He also serves as chaplain for the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa, a traditional community of nuns.  Father is a musician and has long been a student of Gregorian chant, and celebrates the Extraordinary Form of the Mass as well as the Novus Ordo.  He celebrates Mass ad orientem.  Visit his blog to listen to him preach and to follow his activities.  Listen to his thoughts on the Latin Mass here.   Follow him on Facebook here.  Watch him celebrate Mass in the Extraordinary Form here.

Special groups and activities Devotions, faith formation and meals, geared towards students.

Fellow parishioners Most are affiliated with Sonoma State University, including students, faculty and administration, which is across the street from the chapel.

Parking Behind the church.

Additional observations  Fr. Keyes has been renovating the chapel to make it more appropriate for Catholic worship, including a more traditional altar and new pews.