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 ORE Regional Office: Santa Barbara

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The Santa Barbara Pastoral Region encompasses Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.  Our beautiful region is divided into four deaneries.  Deanery 1 consists of the Santa Maria, Lompoc and Solvang areas.  Deanery 2 is Goleta, Santa Barbara and Carpinteria.  Deanery 3 is Ojai, Ventura, Port Hueneme and Oxnard.  Deanery 4 is Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Moorpark and Simi Valley.

 

In this picturesque region there are a total of 37 parishes. The most remote inland parish is in New Cuyama, Immaculate Conception, and the most remote from Los Angeles is in Guadalupe on the Central Coast, Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Three chapels are on military bases- Port Hueneme, Point Mugu, and Vandenberg.  St. John's Seminary for the archdiocese is in the region, opened in 1939 and located in Camarillo. 

 

Four of the parishes in our region are named for Our Lady of Guadalupe, there are five parochial missions, three Catholic Cemeteries and six Catholic High Schools.

 

Our region is home to four California Missions, San Buenaventura (1782), Santa Barbara (1786), La Purisima Concepcion (1787), Santa Ines (1804).

 

 

Please see the Upcoming Events​ page for up to date information from the Office of Religious Education.

 
 
 Santa Barbara Regional Congress
 
September 30, 2017
 
Saint Bonaventure High School
 
2167 Telegraph Road
 
Ventura, CA 93003
 
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
 
AND  Plan to Join Us
 
(Registration Info Is Coming Soon)
 

  

California Catechetical Guidelines ~ Revised 2009

 

These Guidelines outline the process and standards whereby an interested candidate can gain or renew the California Catechist Certificate OR an experienced catechist can gain or renew the California Advanced Cathechetical Ministry (ACM)Certificate

Go to...

http://www.cacatholic.org/resources/catechist-guidelines/catechists-guidelines

 

 

 

  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Contact Us:

 
Office of Religious Education
Santa Barbara Pastoral Center
 
4032 La Colina Road
Santa Barbara CA 93110
Fax: 805 569 2746

 

Sue Spies Regional Coordinator  - sue@sbpr.org

           Office - 805.569 1135  - Cell 213.804.9052

Heather MacDonald  Coordinator of Youth Ministry - heather@sbpr.org

            Office - 805.682 5500 - Cell 213.840.6890

Lisa Gosdschan Office Support - lisa@sbpr.org

             Office - 805.569 1135

 
 

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