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Plaza Office Hours

Plaza Office hours are currently suspended due to the state and county mandates set in place to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

Fr. Vidal Martinez, OSM, and Fr. Leo Hambur, OSM, will be available via email during the closure.

When we reopen, the Servite Friars will be available for spiritual guidance, confession, and the blessing of religious articles, automobiles, individuals.

Chat with Father Richard

Fr. Richard Boyle, OSM

Father Richard Boyle, OSM, is now offering online appointments using “Zoom”, a popular and easy-to-use video conferencing tool.

If you would like make an appointment, please contact Fr. Richard directly at FatherRichard@thegrotto.org. He will get in touch by return email and set up a day and time for a video conference.

Appointments are limited to 45 minutes (or less), and may include any topic of your personal concern, e.g., spiritual guidance or counseling, personal issues, specific religious inquiries, etc. Please note that the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is NOT allowable via online video.

To make an appointment you will need a computer or tablet with a webcam and speakers, or audio headphones. You can also use a smartphone to connect through Zoom.

Once a date and time has been established via email, you will receive a link in an email to use when it’s time to begin your appointment. It’s easy!

We are delighted to offer this new way of connecting with one of our Friars no matter where you are. So click on the email link below to get in touch with Fr. Richard. You should hear back within 24 hours.

Fr. Richard Boyle, OSM: FatherRichard@thegrotto.org

Contact Father Ignatius

Fr. Ignatius Kissel, OSM, can be reached via email.

Fr. Ignatius Kissel, OSM: FatherIgnatius@thegrotto.org