Religious Associations, Patron Saint Societies

Religious Associations, Patron Saint Societies

See: RELIGION, St. PeterÝs Catholic Church
See: CELEBRATIONS, Folk Festival

Italian Catholic Federation ˝ Los Angeles District Branches

Italian Catholic Federation
675 Hegenberger Road, Suite 230
Oakland CA 94621
Tel: 888/ICF-1924; 510/633-9058
Fax: 510/633-9758

There are approximately 20 branches of the ICF in Southern California. They are found in:

Alhambra (All Souls)
Altadena (St. Elizabeth of Hungary)
Bellflower (St. Domenic Savio)
Brentwood (Immaculate Heart of Mary)
Burbank (St. Francis Xavier)
Claremont (Our Lady of the Assumption)
Downey (St. Raymond)
Gardena (St. Anthony)
La Canada (St. Bede)
Los Angeles (St. Bernard, St. Peter)
Montebello (St. Benedict, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal)
N. Hollywood (St. Charles)
Orange (St. Norbert)
San Pedro (Mary Star of the Sea)
Santa Clara (St. Clare)
West Covina (St. Christopher)

A complete list of branches in the entire state of California, as well as their current presidents, with contact information, may be found at:

Patron Saint Societies

For updates on the current status of the following patron saint societies, see:

St. PeterÝs Italian Church:
Mary Star of the Sea Church:
Federated Italo-Americans: or updates)

Canneto Colony of Saints (Est. 1934)
Celebrate the patron saints of Adelfia, Canneto (province of Bari, Puglia), Maria Santissima della Stella and San Vittoriano.

San Gennaro Foundation (Est. 2002)
Celebrate the patron saint of Naples

St. Joseph Guild (Est.1963)
Mary Star of the Sea Church, San Pedro
(See: CELEBRATIONS, Folk Festival, St. Joseph's Tables)

San Pietro Society
Italian American Club and Mary Star of the Sea Church, San Pedro
Celebrate patron saint of San Pedro (and of fishermen), June 27.

San Trifone Society (Est. 1936)
Celebrate patron saint of Adelfia, Montrone.

Santa Lucia Society (Est. 1993)
St. PeterÝs Italian Church

St. Anthony's Society (Est. 1939)

Famiglia del Sacro Cuore di Ges? Society
(Family of the Sacred Heart of Jesus society)
St. Peter's Italian Church
Women organize the celebration of the patron saint of San Polo Matese, province of Campobasso, Molise.