Address / Office Hours

St. Mark’s Catholic Church
1147 Discovery Street
San Marcos, CA 92078

Mon-Fri 9am-6:30pm
Phone 760-744-1540

Fax 760-653-3072

Deer Springs Mission
2557 Sarver Lane
San Marcos, CA 92069


Faith Formation/Confirmation

Faith Formation K-8

Mon & Tue: 9am-4pm

Wed & Thurs 12pm-6pm

Friday: Closed

High School Confirmation

Registrations are closed.

Mass Schedule

St. Mark’s Catholic Church
1147 Discovery Street
San Marcos, CA 92078

Mon-Sat 8am Eng.
Mon-Fri. 5:30pm Eng.
Mon-Fri 7pm Span. 

Sat. 4:30Eng. & 7pm Span.
Sun. 7:30, 9, 10:45am Eng. 
12:30, 4pm -Span. 


Deer Springs Mission
2557 Sarver Lane
San Marcos, CA 92069

8am -Eng.
10:30am -Eng. Outdoors/Bring a Chair
1pm -Span. Al Aire Libre/ Traiga Silla


1147 Discovery St.
3-4pm & 6-6:30pm

**No Scheduled Confessions on Dec. 13 & Dec 23 due to the Penance Services

Upcoming Advent Penance Services

Tues. Dec. 5 at 1pm…….Mission San Luis Rey

Tues. Dec. 5 at 6:30pm.Mission San Luis Rey

Wed. Dec. 6 at 7pm…….St. Elizabeth Seton

Thurs. Dec. 7 at 6:30am…….Church of Nativity

Wed. Dec. 13 at 7pm…….St. Patrick, Carlsbad

Thurs. Dec. 14 at 7pm..St. Mary Star of the Sea

Mon. Dec. 18 at 6:30pm…….St. Mark - Eng

Tue. Dec. 19 at 7pm…….St. Thomas More

Wed. Dec. 20 at 6:30pm…….St. Mark - Spa

Thurs. Dec. 21 at 10:30am…….St. Peter

Thurs. Dec. 21 at 6pm…….St. Peter

Fri. Dec. 22 at 12:30pm…….St. Francis

Fri. Dec. 22 at 6:30pm…….St. Francis

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Thur. Dec. 7Vigil/ Vigilia
· 5:30pm Eng.
· 7pm Esp.

Fri. Dec. 8
· 8am, 10am and 5:30pm Eng.
· 7pm Esp.


Our Lady of Guadalupe Festivities

Tuesday, Dec. 12

4am Mañanitas
5am Misa Span.
6pm Light Reception following in Healy Hall
8am Mass -Eng.

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(No 5:30pm Mass)
6:00 pm Procession from JPII/Procesion de JPII
7pm Mass -Biligual
8pm Reception/Recepción –Healy Hall


Misa De Gallo

Simbang Gabi - Misa de Gallo
The Santo Niño Association
invites you to the 9 days of Masses leading up to Christmas Eve.

Misa De Gallo Translate In English

Misa de Gallo Dec. 16-Dec. 24

Mass time: 4:30am

A light reception will be held in Healy Hall following each Mass.

Faith in Action is a health and wellness fitness program

offered at St. Mark's free of charge. 

Join for Zumba, Strength Training or Walking Club

Exercise, Fitness and Workout Tips and Advice

Morning Classes are as follows in Healy Hall

Tues: Cardio Dance 7:30am 

Wed: Walk Group 7:30am

Thurs: Strength Training 8:30am

Evening Classes are as follows in Healy Hall

Wed: Strength Training 5pm

Thurs: Walking Group 7pm

Fri: Cardio Dance 4pm

Young Adults 20’s-30’s

You are invited to encounter Christ.

Tuesdays beginning Oct. 3, 2023

6:15 pm in Healy Hall with Fr. Brad

Young Adult Ministry – Our Lady of the Fields


Gran Fiesta Queen 2024

How to Enter the Contest:
15-18 years old
Must be sponsored by one of the St Mark's Ministries
Have all 3 Sacraments / enrolled in Confirmation 

Attend Mass on a regular basis.
Write a short Essay. Call the parish office for details.
Space is limited to 3 Candidates.

*The Winner will be the candidate that sells the most 
Fiesta Raffle Tickets.
Call Veronica in the parish office for more info. 
760-744-1540  xt 227

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Toastmasters' 10 Job Interview Preparation Tips
Toastmasters meets every Tues at 7pm
in Healy Hall Room #8 OR via Zoom
Email: for more information.


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
1st Friday: 8:30am-Midnight
Other Fridays: 1 hour after the 8am & 7pm Masses

Liturgy of the Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am

Mon-Fri 8:30am

Rosary: Main Church
Tuesdays - for the unborn 4:50pm

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Devotion
Tuesdays at 6pm

Deer Springs Mission Church ~ Rosary
Wednesdays at 9am

The Rosary Makers
Fridays, JPII Room #122 at 10am

Three week Advent Book Study with Deacon Ned.

The Infancy Narratives by Pope Benedict XVI.

The book is just over 100 pages and it is beautifully written.
It is a reflection on the early chapters of Matthew and Luke that
present Jesus and how he came into the world. 

This is a perfect source for meditation as we prepare for Christmas!

The book is available on Amazon.

Participants should obtain the book in advance and read

the Forward and Chapter 1 for the first meeting. 

Healy Hall / Rooms 5 & 6 from 6-7:30pm
Meeting Dates/Tuesdays
November 28th
December 5th
December 19th

Upcoming Funeral Masses 

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Ana Hannegan Fri. Dec. 1 at 12:30pm

Amalia Bazan Soto Tues. Dec. 5 at 10am

Roger Freeberg Thurs. Dec. 14 at 11am

Julio Cesar Campos  Thurs. Dec. 28 at 12pm

Vincent Esposito Thurs. Jan 11 at 11am

Please keep the deceased and their families in your prayers

Thank you for your continued support of the parish collections that assist our community and those around the world!

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St. Katharine Drexel Academy…. $22,730
Catholic Charities/La Posada …$4,351
St. Maria Lanakila Parish, Maui..$12,000
World Mission Sunday…$24,638
Catholic Charities/Food Pantry…$8,500


Is God calling you or someone you know to
begin anew or join the Catholic Faith?

Call the parish office to register for the Adult RCIA Program.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) – St. John – St. Paul Catholic Collaborative

The Food Pantry is located in Building D at St. Mark's.
Open: Mon-Fri 6pm-7pm  and Saturday,  from 10am-12pm 

1,408 Food Pantry Illustrations & Clip Art - iStock

Despensa de Alimentos
Localizada: en el Edificio D en St. Mark's
Abierto: Lunes a Viernes 6pm-7pm y Sabado, de 10-12pm

Click here for More Info on Greccio

 Celebrating the 800th Anniversary of the Nativity Scene: THIS WEEK!
The Franciscan family invites you to a joyous celebration
of the 800th anniversary of the Christmas Nativity scene
prepared by St. Francis of Assisi for the humble people
of Greccio, Italy. Both of the prayer services will be
followed by refreshments.
• Thursday 11/16 at 6:30 pm at Immaculate
Conception Church in Old Town San Diego
• Saturday 11/18 at 10:30 am at Mission San Luis Rey
in Oceanside.
You are invited to bring a figurine from your own
family Christmas creche to be blessed and brought
home for your family Christmas celebration. 

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April Is National Child
Abuse Prevention Month

The Catholic Church is absolutely
Committed to the safety of children.
Together we can make a Promise to
Protect, and a Pledge to Heal.

Safe in Our Diocese-Click here

Respecting Boundaries in Ministerial Relationships

Preventing Sexual Misconduct

Responding to Sexual Abuse

Reporting Allegations of Sexual Misconduct



We envision a society in which children explore their

full potential, free of child abuse and neglect.

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