Prayer Times at Santa Rita Abbey

The public is welcome to attend any of our services–Mass or the Divine Office–in the Santa Rita Abbey church.

Mass Schedule for December 2017

Fr. James Garcia is our chaplain through the end of the year. While he is here Sunday Masses are at 8:00 a.m. and Daily Masses are at 7:30 a.m. 


Sunday, Dec 31, Feast of the Holy Family–8:00 a.m.

Monday, January 1, 2018, New Year’s Day Mass–8:00 a.m.

After January 1, 2018, we will again be without a chaplain. We’ll be back to attending Sunday Mass at the local parish, and celebrating a simple Scripture & Communion Service here during the week. Fr. Casimir will come from Utah for Holy Week and Easter–stay tuned for more details later. EXCEPTIONS below:

Sunday, January 7, 2018, Feast of the Epiphany Mass–8:00 a.m. Fr. Brendan will be here for this one Sunday.


When we have a resident chaplain:

Monday-Saturday 7:30 a.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.

When we do not have a resident chaplain, we celebrate a Scripture and Communion Service Monday through Saturday at 7:30 a.m. On Sundays, we attend Mass at the local parish, St. Theresa’s in Patagonia and Our Lady of the Angels Mission in Sonoita. Please join us in praying for more vocations to the priesthood!

DIVINE OFFICE in the monastic church

3:15 a.m. Vigils
7:00 a.m. Lauds
7:30 a.m. Mass or Scripture & Communion Service
12:00 noon Midday Prayer
5:20 p.m. Vespers
6:00 p.m. Compline

On Sundays:
Tierce & Mass begin at 8:00 a.m.
Vespers is at 5:00 p.m.