Spiritual Life at JP Catholic
A rich sacramental and prayer life is at the core of the student's daily life, with the Eucharist being at the very core. Other time-honored traditional liturgical celebrations contribute to Catholic life on campus, such as Eucharistic Adoration, the rosary and retreats.
On-campus Mass (when classes are in session): Weekday's - 11am
- Monday: Fr Charles Willingham, O.Praem. (Norbertine)
- Tuesday: Fr Ernesto Torres, CJM (Eudist)
- Wednesday: Fr Richard Huston - Chaplain (Diocese of San Diego)
- Thursday: Fr Donald Timone (Retired)
- Friday: Fr Andy Younan (Chaldean Rite)
See our Academic Calendar
Daily Mass is also available at 8:30 am and 5:30 pm at our parish church - Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Mira Mesa. 8 weekend Masses are available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Confessions (when classes are in session)
On-campus: Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday After Mass
Good Shepherd parish: Saturday's 3 - 4pm and other times by appointment.
Spiritual direction is offered by Fr Richard and Fr Charles.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Schedule posted at the campus chapel
10pm every night at the residence apartments.
This event happens twice per per quarter. Confessions and Adoration are critical part of these events.
- One event features an invited speaker from the local business community who shares their challenges of living their faith in the workplace.
- The other event is a half-day retreat.
Chaplain: Fr Richard Huston is a priest from the Diocese of San Diego, and serves JP Catholic University at the request of Bishop Robert Brom. He is a senior priest at Good Shepherd Parish - JP Catholic's parish. Fr Huston is a holy priest, who is not afraid to faithfully proclaim the teachings of Jesus Christ, and JP Catholic is truly blessed to have him. Fr Huston was ordained at age 69 after his wife of 43 years died. His family includes 8 great-grand children.