Every 2nd Friday of the month
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PT, followed by a social hour
Come join us as we spend an hour of prayer with Our Lord. We will worship in Adoration, pray a group rosary, and read a short meditation for quiet reflection.
Our Past Events
St. John Paul II Seminar
Sunday, May 19th
We read excerpts from St. John Paul 2nd’s Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Christifideles Laici”, on the vocation and the mission of the lay faithful in the Church and in the world!
West Coast Swing
Saturday, April 6th
Dancing the night away is the best of times!
Carrizo Camping Trip
Friday, March 22nd – Saturday, March 23rd
We roamed the fields of flowers and sang amidst the greatness of God’s creation. Praise God, and Verso l’alto!
Service- Pray for Life
We’ve gathered every month to pray outside Planned Parenthood. Our Mother of the Unborn, pray for us!
Friday, February 15th
We watched the timeless classic “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”.
Saturday, January 5th
We enjoyed fellowship, Christmas cheer, and a book gift exchange, in honor of Epiphany.
Saturday, November 17th
A beautiful evening learning how to do pastels & charcoal, from the artists among us!
Pine Mountain Hike
Saturday-Sunday October 13th-14th
“He built His sanctuary like the high heavens, like the earth, which He has founded for ever.” ~Psalm 78:69
Fellowship & Star Gazing
Saturday, September 15th, 7pm
We relaxed on a Saturday evening to watch the stars through telescopes. Thank you, God, for the beautiful night sky!
Friday, September 7th, 7-10pm
Gathering at a member’s home, we watched “Angels With Dirty Faces”; an incredible classic!!
Maggie Lake Hike
Saturday July 28th- Sunday July 29th
What better way to spend a weekend than up north in the mountains.
Eve of St. John’s Bonfire
Saturday, June 23rd
According to the age old tradition, we celebrated the Eve of St. John. A blessed bonfire, Vespers, and fellowship, conducted the evening. St. John the Baptist, pray for us!
Carrizo Camping Trip
Saturday, May 19th – Sunday, May 20th
We roamed the beautiful Carrizo plains and camped above its hills. We also prayed the international rosary of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati on May 20th. Blessed Pier Giorgio; pray for us!
Friday, April 20th, 7-10pm
Gathering at a lovely family’s home in Santa Paula, we enjoyed the age old classic “On the Waterfront.”
Dinner & Vespers Night
Saturday, March 24th, 5-9pm
Having a lovely, homemade dinner together began the festivities. We then gathered at St. Sebastian’s to sing Vespers, the prayer of the Church!
Saturday, February 17th, 8am-12pm
Starting with Mass at 8am, we hiked up the Ojai hills, saw a glorious view of the Ojai Valley, and enjoyed a picnic at Soule Park.
Saturday, January 6th, 7-10pm
We celebrated the Eve of Epiphany with a beautiful Christmas gathering. While enjoying a sumptuous spread of food and drink, we sang a rousing chorus of Christmas carols, and exchanged gifts of books to welcome in the New Year.
Formal Dinner & Seminar
Sunday, November 19th, 4-8pm
We had an incredible formal dinner hosted by the most generous Dr. and Mrs. White. We then gathered around afterwards for a leisurely discussion of Liberal Education and the Humanities, and discussed the true, the good, and the beautiful. We closed the evening with singing the Nunc Dimittis from Compline.
Frassati Night – Theology on Tap
November 10th, 7:30-9:00pm
After our November Holy Hour, we had a Theology on Tap with the wonderful Fr. Pasquale from St. Sebastian’s parish in Santa Paula. With much laughter and love, Fr. Pasquale answered varied questions on how to live as a joyful, faithful witness to Christ.
Rose Valley Hike
November 5th, noon till evening
We roamed the glorious hills of southern California’s Rose Valley, and refreshed ourselves afterwards with food and drink at the “Deer Lodge.”
“As you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me” (Matt 25:40)
September 30th, 8-9:30pm
Meeting in downtown Ventura, at Canon Park, we split up and handed out homemade clam chowder to those in need. We met up at the “Busy Bee” Diner afterwards to get a bit of chowder of our own.
September 3rd, 4pm till sunset
Meeting at Ventura beach, we had much picnic food and drink, played frisbee and soccer, and sang the Liturgy of the Hours while the day ended with a beautiful sunset.
Sisar Road Hike
July 23rd, 1-4pm
We had a relaxed hike up Sisar Road, with hot dogs and beer afterwards to celebrate!