Saint Mel Catholic Church / Norco, CA

Pastor:     Rev.  Gerardo Mendoza
Became Pastor on July 1, 2013 /  First term completed
June 30, 2019.   2nd term approved by Bishop Barnes.




Parochial Vicar:    Rev.  James Onyenuni  M
1st term started Feb 2019,  term 3 yrs.




Deacon:     Joe Vela



Daily Bible Readings:  Go to Devotions under Worship menu


Catholic Daily Reflections

Go to bulletin section of this web for more info

Check bulletin for info on:
Youth Ministry, Healing Retreats, World Youth Day

See below for location of our church + map,   contact us phone and other info





See Worship page for devotion prayers


Also go to front of church for free pamphlets and prayer cards




WORLD YOUTH DAY  -  17 Jan2019
St Mel Life Teen Group returned from Panama trip
See photos of trip on Youth page










Photos from St Mel Youth Group -  Panama Trip  January 2019
See Youth







You are invited to add any announcements and events to the St Mel web
Please call or email Gil Bastien
H (951) 734-5125

What's New
 New-- Free Pamphlets & Holy cards in front of church
 Mini Library for Hall planned
Parking Lot Redo complete
New Solar System for Sanctuary working great (cost savings)
Grotto for the Unborn (front corner of Church) - Boy Scout project
Changed to LED lights (cost savings)
Church roof upgrade complete
New fans in hall / nice and cool now
New Fridge in St Peter's room
New Air Conditioner in Church working great
New bulletin board outside of Church (north side)

Also, like our Facebook Page (click here)


The new Alpha session is almost here!  Start off the New Year with a renewed commitment to your relationship with Christ.  Our first meeting will be Wednesday, January 11th.  We will begin with dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall.  Child care will be provided.  Please join us for dinner and bring a friend!

¡La nueva sesión de Alpha esta casi aquí! Comience el nuevo año con un renovado compromiso para mejorar su relación con Cristo. Nuestra primera reunión será el miércoles, 11 de enero. Comenzáremos con cena a las 6:30 p.m. en el salón parroquial. Se proveerá cuidado de niños. ¡Por favor acompáñenos

We the people of St. Mel's Catholic Faith Community, a rural, diverse, and inviting parish baptized into the body of Christ, formed by the Word and Sacrament, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, seek to evangelize God's people to be a visible sign of God's love.
Nosotros el pueblo de la comunidad de fe de San Mel, una parroquia rural, diversa y acogedora, bautizada en el Cuerpo de Cristo, formada por la Palabra y Sacramento, y fortalecida por el Espíritu Santo, busca evangelizar al pueblo de Dios para que sea un signo visible del amor de Dios.