Name of Church St. Margaret Parish

Address 4300 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside, CA 92056

Phone number (760) 941-5560


Mass times Saturday vigil, 6 p.m. Sunday, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. (Reverent Masses; previously had the Latin Tridentine Mass which was canceled after the release of Pope Francis’ 2021 apostolic letter Traditionis custodes.)

Music Depends on the Mass, organ, cantor, choir.

Confessions Monday, Friday, Saturday, 5 p.m.

Names of priests Fr. William Kernan, pastor. He served in the U.S. Navy before retiring and entering the seminary in 1989. He is a good homilist; he was assigned to the parish in 2021.

School No.

Special parish groups/activities Knights of Columbus, Women’s Study Group, Legion of Mary, Catholics in Recovery, Icon Painting Class, Men’s Bible Study, Sisters of Martha and Mary, youth and young adult groups.

Parking Large parking lot by the church.

Additional observations St. Margaret is a parish of the Diocese of San Diego. It was founded in 1977 to serve the growing Oceanside community.