Information, Schedule & Directions

Priests in Residence

Rev. Canon William Avis,
Rector of St. Gianna Oratory and Parish Administrator of Holy Family Catholic Church
Cell phone: (520) 303-8859

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Location & Contact

Church:

SAINT GIANNA ORATORY
at Holy Family Church
338 West University Boulevard
Tucson, Arizona 85705

Priory:

Priory of Our Lady of Guadalupe
P.O. Box 87350
Tucson, Arizona 85754-7350
Ph. 520-883-4360   Cell. 520-303-8859
Fax 520-578-6076

Email:

canon.avis@institute-christ-king.org,
saintgiannaoratory@gmail.com (for St. Gianna's office)

Regular Mass Schedule:

Sunday at 8:30 a.m. (Low Mass) and 10:00 a.m. (High Mass).

Monday to Saturday (except Thursday) at 8:00 a.m.

Thursday at 7:00 p.m., followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Special Christmas Schedule:

Wednesday, December 24th: Carols at 9 p.m.  High Mass (First Mass of Christmas) at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 25th: Low Mass (Second Mass of Christmas) at 8:30 a.m.  High Mass (Third Mass of Christmas) at 10 a.m.

Thursday, January 1st: Low Mass at 8:30 a.m. High Mass at 10 a.m.

Confession Schedule:

Sunday from 8:00 a.m. until 8:25 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. until 9:55 a.m.  Also periodically during the Masses.

Monday to Saturday (except Thursday) from 7:30 a.m. until 7:55 a.m.

Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.

First Friday of the Month from 7:30 a.m. until 7:55 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. until 6:55 p.m. 

First Saturday of the Month from 7:10 a.m. until 7:40 a.m.

Confessions are also available by appointment. You may call Canon William Avis at (520) 303-8859.

Devotions:

The Holy Rosary is recited 30 minutes before Sunday Masses.

On Mondays we have devotions to St. Gianna Beretta Molla, the patroness of our Oratory, after Mass.

On Tuesdays we have devotions to St. Therese of the Infant Jesus for priests, religious and for vocations after Mass. 

On Wednesdays we have devotions to St. Joseph after Mass.

On Thursdays we have Eucharistic Adoration in honor of Our Lord Jesus Christ Sovereign Priest after the 7:00 p.m. evening Mass.

On Fridays we have devotions to the Sacred Heart of Jesus after Mass. On the First Friday of the Month we have Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament after the 8:00 a.m. morning Mass and devotions to the Sacred Heart after the 7:00 p.m. evening Mass.

On Saturdays we have devotions to the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary after Mass.

Each First Saturday of the Month we have one hour of Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament with Fatima Devotions from 7:00 a.m. to 7:50 a.m. At 8:00 a.m. Low Mass with organ is celebrated in honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The sermon focuses on the Blessed Virgin Mary and on pro-life.

On the Thirteenth of each month we have devotions in honor of Our Lady of Fatima.

On the Twenty-fifth of each month we have devotions to the Divine Infant Jesus.

For confirmation of Mass times please check our weekly online bulletin on this website.