St. Apollinaris Catholic Church • 3700 Lassen Street • Napa, CA 94558 • (707)257-2555

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Napa Valley's St. Apollinaris Catholic Church invites you to join us in meeting the spiritual, educational, and physical needs of our growing parish family and community.

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Fr Fergal’s Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent.

 Covid-19 Information

Memo from Bishop Vasa: Special Prayer from the Vatican Friday 10 a.m. Pacific.  Click here to read about it.

All Masses at St Apollinaris and throughout the Diocese of Santa Rosa are canceled until further notice.
The obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation has been suspended by Bishop Vasa. Let us continue to pray for those who are sick and an end to this virus. More information can be read in the Bishop’s letter below.

Click Here to read the letter from Bishop Vasa

We will be live streaming Mass on our Facebook page on Sunday at 9:00am. All are invited to make a personal act of Spiritual Communion. This recording will remain on our Facebook page for anyone to watch after 9:00am. To find us on Facebook, search “St. Apollinaris Catholic Church,” or go to this link: and “like” our page. 

Bishop Vasa will also live stream Mass this Sunday at 10:00am on the Diocesan Facebook page:

Your continued support is greatly appreciated and very much needed at this time to maintain our parish.
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Mail or drop off donations You may also mail in your donation or drop off in mail slot at rectory: St. Apollinaris Church 3700 Lassen Street Napa, CA 94558 Thank you for your support!

What is an act of Spiritual Communion?
Spiritual communion was defined by St Thomas Aquinas as “an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the Holy Sacrament and a loving embrace as though we had already received Him”. In the present context it means not receiving the Blessed Sacrament physically. The following prayer might be useful in making a spiritual communion:
"My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.”


For St. Apollinaris Parish Updates:


 Online Resources for Catholics at Home During COVID-19 

USCCB has a list of websites for Mass, prayers, and daily reflections to help us all during this trying time. 

RELEVANT RADIO Daily Mass: Listen to Relevant Radio, 1260 AM.

Daily Masses are aired at 10:00 am and 5:30 pm. Sunday Masses are aired at 7:00 am and 9:30 am. Be uplifted spiritually with live or podcasted programming to get through this difficult time! 

Bishop Baron's Daily Mass:

Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN): 

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Presented by the St. Apollinaris Evangelization Team
Free of Charge. All are welcome. Donations accepted.
Information can be found in the parish bulletin.


Learn more about our school here:

Link to St. Apollinaris School Website



Why not make the intention of spending one hour a week in front of Planned Parenthood in prayer?
Join us this Wed for opening prayer at 9:00 am
Call Chris at (707)252-0191 to sign up.

Walk for Life Bus Trip - San Francisco - January

40 Days for Life - Napa (October and Lent)

Life Chain Napa - October 

Napa Valley Culture of Life (Umbrella Respect Life Organization in Napa)

Birthright - a great Napa Community Pregnancy Resource

Alpha Pregnancy Clinic

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In the words of Pope Francis, “even the weakest and most vulnerable, the sick, the old, the unborn and the poor, are masterpieces of God’s creation, made in his own image, destined to live forever, and deserving of the utmost reverence and respect”.

Youth Ministry

"Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity."  -1 Timothy 4:12

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St. Apollinaris Mission

St. Apollinaris is a welcoming Catholic Christian Community united by faith in God, nourished by Jesus through both the Word and the Eucharist and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

We invite you to join us in meeting the spiritual, educational, and physical needs of our growing parish family and community through prayer, faith formation, evangelization, stewardship, hospitality, and social justice.

Religious Education

”Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them.” - Matthew 19:14
As a child ages their understanding of our faith will grow and mature with continued faith formation. Our Catholic faith has much to offer with yearly education a child will grow in understand and love of God. St. Apollinaris has much to offer children through our religious education program.

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Women's Guild

The purpose of the St. Apollinaris Women’s Guild is threefold: Spiritual, Social, and Service. We sponsor a Day of Reflection for members; Bible Study is ongoing; there are 2 dinner meetings, a Mass and Brunch; and we have day trips planned for our members. We do Service by helping with events at St. A’s.

An event is planned each month (Oct – May).

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Family Life

A monthly gathering of married and engaged couples with the goal of assisting them to become the "true" domestic church. This is done by providing tools and information to help them live out God's Plan for the Sacrament of Marriage and to create a vibrant and positive community of married couples. Activities include speakers, dinners, movie nights, game nights, informative video presentations on Catholic teaching about living God's Plan for marriage, family nights, and couple time.