July 8, 2016

Fr. Peter Carota - Rest In Peace

We are grieved to learn the news that Traditional Catholic priest Fr. Peter Carota, originally from Santa Cruz, Ca. in the Diocese of Monterey, a great lover and promoter of the Traditional Mass, has passed away following a long illness.
There will be a service for Fr. Carota at the Cathedral of The Annunciation in Stockton, California. It is located at 425 West Magnolia St., Stockton 95213. Beginning with a reception of the body on Thursday July 14th at 5:00pm. The Rosary will follow at 6:00pm and a vigil at 7:00pm.
Father Carota’s funeral will be on July 15th and 10:00am at the Cathedral of The Annunciation in Stockton, California. Procession following from Stockton, Ca to Ripon, Ca.
Graveside service: 19399 W Hwy. 120, Ripon, Ca 95366 at St. John Cemetery.

One Requiem Mass was already celebrated on the evening of Fr. Carota's passing at St. Catherine of Siena (Phoenix, AZ), which is available for viewing at Sancta Missa’s YouTube page.  The following is a list of other upcoming Traditional Latin Requiem Masses:

July 15, 2016 (Friday), 12:15 PM
St. Stephen the First Martyr Church
5461 44th St
Sacramento, CA 95820
Phone: (916) 455-5114

July 16, 2016 (Saturday), 12PM
Celebrant: Fr. Joseph Illo
St. Joseph Catholic Church
1813 Oakdale Road
Modesto, Ca 95335
Phone: (209) 551-4973

July 23, 2016 (Saturday), 10AM
Solemn High Requiem Mass
Celebrant: Rev. Canon Olivier Meney, ICRSS
St. Margaret Mary’s Church
1219 Excelsior Ave,
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510) 482-0596

Here is a link to an article from the Monterey Latin Mass blog from 2013, when Fr. Carota lead the annual Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Bethlehem: http://montereybayarea-tlm.blogspot.com/2013/05/pictures-from-3rd-annual-pilgrimage-to.html

 Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine.
Et lux perpetua luceat ei.