Q: Who is invited?
A: Everyone! All denominations and, indeed, all faiths are invited to celebrate God with us in the beauty of nature.
Q: How much does this event cost?
A: Nothing! This Mass and parking are free and open to all who wish to celebrate His glory.
Q: What if I speak only or predominantly Spanish?
A: We have great news! To be as inclusive to as many parishioners as possible, we are offering Spanish readings as part of the Mass. Unfortunately, due to the new nature of our event, we are currently unable to offer audio translations of the full Mass; but please check back in with us for our progress in next year’s event!
Q: Where should I park?
A: Great question! If you or a member of your party is mobility impaired, please find your answer in the question below. For all others, please reference the site map found on the right side of the FAQ page.
Q: I have a mobility impairment. Where should I park?
A: Not to worry! We have a specific mobility impairment parking section. You must register for this specific parking. The site map is directly below. Additionally, please register here so that we are able to better serve you!
Q: What may I bring with me?
A: We’re glad you asked! You should bring a blanket or other low seating, a water bottle, and anything else you regularly require. You cannot bring bicycles, pets, or candles. Please see the Arboretum website for additional details.
Q: Is this an outdoor Mass?
A: Yes! Bishop Burns has approved our first annual outdoor Mass to celebrate God in the beautiful gardens at the Arboretum.
Q: Who is celebrating the Mass?
A: Father Eduardo Gonzalez, Father Jonathan Austin, Father Jude Siciliano, Deacon Brian Mitchell, and Deacon Richard Nelson