St. Paul of Tranquillity & St. Vincent de Paul of San Joaquin

The Catholic Christian Community of St. Paul and St. Vincent DePaul welcomes all to our celebration of God's love for us.  Through prayer, education, sacraments, caring and stewardship, we strive to serve God's people through the example of Jesus and to gain a richer understanding of the gospel message of love.

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St. Paul of Tranquillity & St. Vincent de Paul of San Joaquin

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Sept. 11, 2020 Bulletin - English & español Click Here

Click Here For Confirmation Schedule As Of Aug. 16

Click Here For A New Video From Bishop Joseph Brennan

"A Moment With Bishop Joseph Brennan"

Please Read The Notice Below For The New Diocese Directives

New Mass Schedule Beginning Aug. 23, 2020:

Sunday Outdoor Mass: St. Paul - 8:30am

St. Vincent 7:00am & 7:00pm

Thursday - San Joaquin 8:00am

Friday - Tranquillity 8:00am



During this pandemic changes in mass times, rules for attending mass, etc., are changing frequently in hopes of providing the safest possible environment for all our parishioners.  Click here to sign-up for immediate upates as they are issued by the Diocese of Fresno and/or St. Paul's of Tranquillity and St. Vincent's of San Joaquin.

Your email will be used ONLY for alerts and notifications from the Diocese and/or St. Paul's of Tranquillity and will NOT be shared with any third parties.

As Of Sept 11, 2020

Outdoor Mass Will Continue

Sept 9, 2020 - Click Here For A Letter From Most Reverend Joseph Brennan, D.D.

In Loving Memory

Effie Ruth Carvalho 1932-2020

With great sadness we mourn the passing of Ruth - Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, Friend.  With great gratitude we thank God for blessing all of us with her love and charity.  

Please Click Here For Ruth's Obituary.

Recitation of the Rosary and the Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. The Rosary will start at 9:30 and the Mass will follow at 10:00 a.m.

One hundred people will be allowed to attend the service. There is no outside seating available so you will need to bring your own chair.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Poverello House or the SPCA.

A Zoom Meeting has been set up for those of you who would like to attend services online.... please use this link:

Online Zoom Funeral Services

Meeing ID: 87590458805   -   Passcode Is:  carvalho

Effective Immediately:  All churches in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Kings, and Tulare Counties are to be closed - including Parish Offices.

Listed Below are the only church services that can be accommodated at this time:

     Inside live streaming or taped church services.  A maximum of ten persons can be onsite/inside the church - this number includes all essential crew and religious personnel to complete the live stream of taped church mass.

     Outside church Masses can continue if the outside temperature is 90 degrees or under.

     A maximum of 100 parishioners are allowed at any one Mass gathering - No exceptions.

     Due to temperatures of summer - please have lots of water available.

     Bathroom must also be open and cleaned regularly after each Mass.

     Facemasks are required - no exceptions - (Per previous Diocesan COVID-19 Guide)

     6 foot distancing is required - no exceptions.

     No singing is allowed - even outside - No exceptions

     Due to mask requirements please set up a station - side area with water and shade for persons feeling heat exhaustion or if fainting occurs.

     Congregants are encouraged to bring their own chairs.

     All sacrament Masses are allowed outside - Baptism, wedding, Funeral, First Communion and Confirmation - if the proper social distancing and all safety gudelines are adhered to.

     No drive through masses are allowed.

     Only essential office personnel can come to work at this time.

     The church offices are closed to the public - No exceptions.

GOD bless you, be strong and stay healthy!