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This Church is our heavenly Father's house, a place of solace and grace, so feel at home. Enter reverently, pray quietly, sing joyfully, listen attentively, give cheerfully, and come back gladly. We are a welcoming Catholic Community called by God to live out the message of Christ in love and service to all people. If you are new to our Community, WELCOME!

St. Denis Catholic Community
2151 S. Diamond Bar Blvd.,
Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Pastoral Office is open
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    every day, except Tuesdays and holidays
Phone:  (909) 861-7106
Fax:  (909) 861-2697


Teen Confirmation
Information and Registration

Religious Education
(Children in grades Preschool through 8)
Information and Registration




Monday through Thursday:  8:00 a.m. (also livestreamed)
                                         6:30 p.m.

Friday:             8:00 a.m. (also livestreamed)
                       7:00 p.m. followed by a Holy Hour (also livestreamed)

Saturday:         8:00 a.m. (also livestreamed)
                       5:30 p.m. (Sunday vigil with cantor, organ/piano)

Sunday:           7:00 a.m. (no music)
                       9:00 a.m. (cantor, organ/piano)
                       11:00 a.m. (cantor, organ/piano; also livestreamed) 
                       1:00 p.m. (cantor, piano)
                       5:30 p.m. (contemporary music with cantors, piano; also livestreamed)

                       Sunday Mass Worship Aid with Readings (9-20-20)

Our Masses and Holy Hours are livestreamed simultaneously to our YouTube channel and our Facebook page.  

"Permission to podcast/stream the music in these services is obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A730717. All rights reserved.”

COVID-19 Reminders

Seating in the courtyard:

All seating for Masses and other activities is in our courtyard on a first-come, first-serve basis, with strict social distancing.  Thus, people must wear face coverings at all times and maintain at least six feet of separation from people from other households.  No tickets or reservations are needed.  

The chairs are cleaned after every Mass; and tents in the courtyard provide shade for about 80% of the chairs.

Depending on the weather and the time of day, you may want to wear a sunhat, sunglasses, sunblock, and bug repellent and bring an umbrella and a water bottle. You may also bring your own chair or a seat cushion.

Confessions in the courtyard:

Monday through Saturday:  After the 8:00 a.m. Mass 
Friday:             5:00-6:00 p.m.
Saturday:         3:00-4:30 p.m.  

You may schedule confession with a priest at another time by calling the Pastoral Office (909-861-7106).

Blessed Sacrament Chapel hours: 

Monday through Thursday:    8:30-9:30 a.m.
                                           3:00-5:00 p.m. 
Friday:             3:00-5:00 p.m.
Saturday:         8:30-9:30 a.m.

Enter the chapel through the open door that faces the church’s lower parking lot.  People need to maintain strict social distancing of at least six feet and wear face coverings.  Seating is limited to nine people. 

Holy Hour and Eucharistic Exposition and Adoration in the courtyard:

Friday:             8:30-9:30 a.m.  Eucharistic Exposition and Adoration
                       7:45-8:45 p.m.  Holy Hour (a worship aid will be posted here)  



Links for Livestreamed Masses and Holy Hours


Mass, Sunday at 11:00 a.m. (9-20-20)
(Worship Aid with Readings)



Mass, Sunday at 5:30 PM (9-20-20) 
(Worship Aid with Readings)


Mass, Saturday (9-19-20)




Videos of all of our liturgies that were livestreamed or recorded from March 27 onward are available on St. Denis’s YouTube channel.



Zooming at St. Denis

Join the priests and deacons
for prayer and faith formation

Monday-Thursday at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom

Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m., the priests and deacons lead parishioners in prayer and faith formation via Zoom.  The Zoom meetings open at 7:20 p.m. to allow people time to gather and socialize.  The meetings formally begin at 7:30 p.m. and end by 8:20 p.m.  To join a Zoom meeting, just click on the Zoom link below on or shortly before 7:30 p.m. for the relevant weekday.

Zoom helps all of us to connect with each other “face to face” online during this time of social distancing.  If you haven’t used Zoom before, you can download the Zoom app from a link below just before the meeting.

Monday at 7:30 p.m. with Fr. Dennis (Gospel Reflection Process using the upcoming Sunday Gospel)
Zoom link:
(Handout for 9-14-20)

Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. with Fr. John (prayer and faith formation)
Zoom link:
(a handout may be posted here prior to the meeting)

Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. with Deacon Al or Deacon Dennis (prayer and faith formation)
Zoom link:
(a handout may be posted here prior to the meeting)

Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with Deacon Dennis and Jasmine Blackburn (for young people, young adults, and others)
Zoom link:



54-Day Rosary Novena

August 15 – October 7

Our Lady of Fatima

From now through October 7, we are praying a 54-day Rosary Novena for our Church, our country, and our world, and for an end to the pandemic.  The first 27 days are prayers of petition; and the second 27 days will be prayers of thanksgiving. 

You can participate in this novena by praying the Rosary every day wherever you are—e.g., at home, when you drive to work, when you are exercising, etc.  In addition, each day, some parishioners are meeting in our courtyard (with strict social distancing) to pray the Rosary together. Weekdays (Monday through Friday), they are meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the courtyard; and on Saturday and Sunday, they are meeting at 6:30 p.m.

For general instructions on praying the Rosary, please click here or here.  For particular instructions for praying this 54-day Rosary Novena, please click here



St. Denis Now

St. Denis Now is a video series in which Fr. John Palmer talks with different members of the St. Denis community about what’s happening at St. Denis.  All of the episodes are available on St. Denis’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

In Episode 4, Fr. John talks with Celia Flores, our Director of Religious Education.  She explains how she and her catechists are helping the children and their families grow in the faith even though everyone is at home because of the Governor's "Stay at Home Order."

In Episode 3, Fr. John talks with Patrick Zubiate, who is our Director of Music.  They talk about reopening St. Denis Church. 

In Episode 2, Fr. John interviews Veronica Smith, a parishioner who is a licensed clinical social worker.  She advises parents, children, and all of us what we can do to deal with the anxiety, stress, and depression caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

In Episode 1, Fr. John talks with Jasmine Blackburn, who is our director of Teen Confirmation and Youth Ministry; and they discuss the way forward for St. Denis after COVID-19 in the weeks and months ahead. 




Archbishop José Gomez invites every Catholic to make his or her commitment for 2020 to Together in Mission, which provides financial assistance to 67 poor parishes and 74 poor Catholic schools in the Los Angeles Archdiocese. 

This year, our parish has been asked to raise $129,494.  Last year, 488 parish donors helped us to raise $142,003; and we exceeded our goal for the first time in several years.  We sincerely thank everyone who contributed last year and who will contribute this year to Together in Mission.  

This year’s theme “Our Story is Alive” reminds us that our gifts to Together in Mission are an active demonstration of our faith and love for those in our Archdiocese who need our support.  Please make a pledge with the information that was mailed to your home, the pledge envelopes that are available in the pews, online at, or by calling 213-637-7672.

When making a pledge, please indicate that St. Denis is your parish so that your pledge and donations will count toward St. Denis's 2020 goal.

Your gifts to Together in Mission ensure that every Catholic living in the Archdiocese has a parish to celebrate their faith and access to a Catholic school education.  You are living your faith through your actions when you support Together in Mission. 

Thank you for your generosity.

Again, the website for Together in Mission is; and please do not forget to select St Denis as your parish.



Important notice

The 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play will be postponed due to the current situation caused by the corona pandemic. The basis for this is a decision of the district administration of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which prohibits the performance of the event planned from 16.05.2020 to 04.10.2020. The health of our guests and participants is our highest priority, therefore the responsible persons have decided to postpone the premiere of the Passion Play, which was planned for 16 May 2020, until 2022. The premiere is now scheduled for May 21, 2022.

The health of the population is a top priority for the community of Oberammergau and the directing team around Christian Stückl as well. The Corona pandemic has made it impossible to complete this year's play without endangering the performers and guests. Furthermore, the perspective for this year is unclear. A postponement of only a few months seemed unacceptable to everyone involved.

Click here to see past St. Denis events



Reflections from
Fr. Dennis

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