Mass Schedule


  • 7:30am
  • 9:30am
  • 12:30pm (Spanish)
  • 5:30pm
  • 7:00pm (Spanish)



  • 7:00am
  • 5:30pm



  • 7:00am
  • 12:10pm


Servicio de Comunión

  • Monday–Thursday: 6:30pm (Spanish)


  • Wednesday after 12:10pm Mass followed by Benediction at 6:00pm


  • Saturday: 4:15–5:30pm
  • First Friday Eve (Thursday evening): 3:00–4:00pm

Thanksgiving Day Mass Schedule

Wednesday, November 26, 6:30pm (Spanish)

Thursday, November 27, 7:00am and 12:10pm (Both in English)

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In the heart of Santa Barbara you will find the roots of her people

Whether you are visiting or call this lovely city your home, all are invited to celebrate with us!

For 230 years, Our Lady of Sorrows has served Santa Barbara’s Catholic community.

Did you know Our Lady of Sorrows:

  • Is one of the oldest churches in California, dating back to 1782? 

  • Has had three locations in Santa Barbara, the first being the Presidio Chapel?

  • Established the Notre Dame School (originally called The Dolores School)?

  • Takes its name from the Apostolic College Chapel in 1855? Read more.

Notre Dame School

Visit the school's website.

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Stained-glass windows

Photography throughout the website reflects the 32 original, Venetian-style stained-glass windows in the church. Come by and see the beauty of these works of art for yourself.