Name of Church St. Hedwig Church

Address 11482 Los Alamitos Blvd., Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Phone number (562) 296-9000

Mass times Saturday vigil, 4 p.m.  Sundays, 4 p.m.  Monday – Saturday, 8:30 a.m.  (Weekend Masses are currently being held outdoors in the school parking lot, and weekday Masses in front of the church; bring your own chair and kneeling pad.)  Visit the parish YouTube channel ( to watch previous Masses and to hear the priests preach.

Confessions  Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2:30 p.m.

Names of priests Fr. Christopher Heath, pastor.  Fr. Scott Allen, parochial vicar.  Fr. Joseph Droessler, in residence.  Fr. Heath is a fine, orthodox priest, has a good head for the faith, is a great homilist and is a reverent liturgist.    Fr. Droessler is conservative as well; his brother, Jeff, is also a priest for the Diocese of Orange.

Special groups/activities Weekly adoration (check the website for times), Knights of Columbus,  That Man is You men’s program, Cursillo, bible studies, bible camp, parish religious education programs.

Music None outside, but during ordinary times, piano & cantor, choirs, depending on the Mass.

School Yes, K-8th grade.

Fellow parishioners This is a middle-class, English-speaking community.

Parking There’s parking in lots alongside and beside the church. You can also park on Los Alamitos Blvd., but it is a busy street.

Cry Room No.

Additional observations  St. Hedwig is a church of the Diocese of Orange, located in the small city of Los Alamitos in the northwestern end of Orange County.  It began with the establishment of nearby St. Isidore Church in 1921; St. Hedwig Church was completed in 1960 and St. Isidore finally closed in 1999 (today, its historic buildings are a historical plaza).  St. Hedwig’s was eventually renovated, with the renovated church re-opening in 1990.