• Wine Country
  • Grapes are all around us here in Calistoga
  • Inside our Church
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Image - Our Church is dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Help and her powerful image is displayed prominently in our sanctuary
  • Holy Water is available to parishioners and visitors.
  • The Mosaic underneath the altar
  • Holy Oils
  • Stations of the Cross

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee... 



Welcome to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Catholic Church



Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Mission Statement


We are a community of worship on Sundays and weekdays, growing spiritually, supporting the gracefully aging parishioners in our community, while also preparing and offering to our children in catechism class, the tools they will need to use in their daily lives. We focus on training future Religious Education teachers about the teachings and protection of our children, with emphasis on their protection.

We support people in recovery from alcoholism and drugs. We are helping our young families with wedding ceremonies and do a follow up to confirm or assist in their spiritual growth.

We reach out to the poor as instructed by Pope St. John Paul II in his encyclical Solicitudo Rei Socialis and we reflect the wishes and prayers of our current Pope Francis.

OLPH is one of 42 parishes and 17 missions within the Diocese of Santa Rosa. We are focused on getting to heaven and you are most welcome to join us on our journey there.





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A Tale of Two Popes




Jesus addressed this parable
to those who were convinced of their own righteousness
and despised everyone else. 
“Two people went up to the temple area to pray;
one was a Pharisee and the other was a tax collector. 
The Pharisee took up his position and spoke this prayer to himself,
‘O God, I thank you that I am not like the rest of humanity --
greedy, dishonest, adulterous -- or even like this tax collector. 
I fast twice a week, and I pay tithes on my whole income.’
But the tax collector stood off at a distance
and would not even raise his eyes to heaven
but beat his breast and prayed,
‘O God, be merciful to me a sinner.’
I tell you, the latter went home justified, not the former;
for whoever exalts himself will be humbled,
and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”






Month of October

  • Universal: Journalists 
  • That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics..


  • For Evangelization: World Mission Day
  • That World Mission Day may renew within all Christian communities the joy of the Gospel and the responsibility to announce it. 





"Let us also remember Peter: three times he denied Jesus, precisely when he should have been closest to him; and when he hits bottom he meets the gaze of Jesus who patiently, wordlessly, says to him: 'Peter, don't be afraid of your weakness, trust in me.' Peter understands, he feels the loving gaze of Jesus, and he weeps. How beautiful is this gaze of Jesus—how much tenderness is there! Brother and sisters, let us never lose trust in the patience and mercy of God!"

Pope Francis



Here is the link where you can find the digital booklet containing pictures of Pope Francis in celebration of his first year: Click here.


Other links of interest:

Vatican Information Services

Vatican News Online

Vatican on YouTube



Daily Schedule
  • English Mass
    9:00 AM
  • Spanish Mass
    12:00 PM
  • Confession after the Mass
  • English Mass
    8:00 AM
  • Office Hours
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Office Closed
  • English Mass
    8:00 AM
  • Confessions after the mass
  • English Mass
    8:00 AM
  • Office Hours
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Confessions after the mass.
  • English Mass
    8:00 AM
  • Office Hours
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Office Closed
  • Communion Service
    8:00 AM
  • English Mass
    5:00 PM
  • Spanish Mass
    6:30 PM
Saint of the Day

Pope Saint John Paul II

Pope Saint John Paul II (1920–2005) was born in Poland and was a vibrant, athletic, and intelligent child. His deeply religious father played an important role in his spiritual formation after his mother's death when he was 8 years old. He studied literature, poetry, and theater before his studies were interrupted by the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939. He answered the call to the priesthood, and after entering a clandestine seminary was ordained in 1946. He completed his doctoral studies in Rome and returned to Poland where he ministered in a special way to young people. He was ordained a bishop in 1958 and attended the Second Vatican Council in 1962. He is well known for his leadership in encouraging a spiritual and cultural resistance to the Communist occupation of Poland. He was elected Supreme Pontiff in 1978, the first non-Italian pope in over 450 years, and had the second-longest pontificate in history. He was a remarkable theologian and philosopher and a guardian of orthodoxy. During his time as Holy Father he gave a multitude of important contributions to the Church including his teaching on Theology of the Body, his emphasis on the Universal Call to Holiness, and strong devotion to the Virgin Mary. He is also known as the "Pope of the Family." During his pontificate he beatified 1338 people and canonized 482 saints. He also visited 129 countries, making him one of the most well-traveled world leaders in history. He was canonized by Pope Francis in 2014. His feast day is October 22nd.

  October 2016  
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