Cottage & Lawn
Sunroom & Den
Lawn & Stage
South Field Parking
Six acre park like setting only one mile from 405 FWY and
Beach Blvd. Chapel
may only be used for Catholic ceremonies and weddings.
Those wishing to use the Chapel for wedding must obtain
permission from their parish pastor. Other facilities
may be used for secular events.
For large groups
including Wedding Receptions and
please contact the Facilities Director.
When you make your reservation, you will be required to pay
facility reservation deposit.
cleaning/damage deposit is refundable-see page 2.
Groups are responsible for providing their own Priest and
FOOD & KITCHEN:
Food should be eaten outside. Subway Sandwich Shop is
located at Beach and Bolsa for groups wishing to purchase
lunch. The Novitiate kitchen may be rented for $100
per day with a $75 refundable cleaning deposit.
Commercial refrigerators are
rented for $25 per day.
may be served. If you will be selling alcohol,
a non-profit group must obtain a daily license permit from
the State of California ABC
– local phone is 714-558-4101. We will provide user
with map of Novitiate. If you are NOT a non-profit
group, you must employ a caterer who will obtain a permit to
SOME users will need insurance-groups over 200,
use of alcohol-check
with office for other requirements. User is responsible for providing their own insurance
coverage. We require the name of the insurance carrier
and the policy number.
User agrees to conduct its
activities and to supervise and control it participants
in all ways consistent with the primary use of said
facilities as a Novitiate and to prevent use or conduct
which would interfere in any respect with the religious
status and use of the property.
EQUIPMENT: The volume
of sound audible on the grounds and outside each building
will not interfere with the public’s right to quiet
enjoyment of their property. This is not only a matter of
consideration for others,
it is the law.
Music MUST be turned down if neighbors complain.
Children must be supervised by adult members of your group.
User understands and
accepts it has full responsibility for safely and
appropriately setting up all equipment, marking the site,
and for all other activities necessary for staging the
event. NO skateboarding or bicycle riding on
There are five public restrooms on the property.
Groups having more than 200 attendees will be required to
provide additional portable toilets at one per additional 50
South Field may be used for parking and will accommodate 400
to 500 vehicles. User understands and accepts it has
full responsibility for all security measures necessary for
the safety of all those involved in the event including, but
not limited to, parking lot safety, crowd control, and
participant and spectator safety.
DEPOSIT: When you make your reservation, you will be
required to pay a refundable cleaning and damage deposit.
For your protection, you should make a pre-event inspection
of the premises and notify the Facility Supervisor of any
problems that might later affect your refund. The following
are required for you to receive your refund:
Your group will
be responsible to report to the Novitiate Office any damage
incurred while using the building or buildings and for the
repair of (in consultation with the Novitiate Properties
Ministry) or for the cost of repairing any damage done while
your group is using the building or buildings.
Your group is
responsible to clean up after use of facilities. Below is a
list of specific things that are required to be done by all
groups using the facilities.
1. The vacuum
will be run as needed to clean the carpet.
2. The kitchen
is to be cleaned, if used, as needed. Make sure the
counters, sinks, ranges, floor, utensils, etc, are clean.
3. The bathrooms
are to be cleaned as needed.
4. The toilets
are to be checked and flushed following the meeting. They
are also to be cleaned if needed.
5. Chairs and
tables are to be cleaned off and returned to their
6. Garbage is to
be placed outside in trash containers.
7. Your group is
responsible to bring and to use its own disposable napkins,
plates, bowls, silver ware, cups, etc. If any of the
churches utensils are used, they are to be washed and put
back where they belong.
8. Please be
energy conscience. It’s quite expensive to heat/cool and
light our buildings. So turn off any lights not in use. If
there is a problem with the heating/cooling system, please
report it to the Novitiate Office immediately.
TO FOLLOW ANY OR
ALL OF THE RULES LISTED
will result in a partial or no refund. If there is
physical damage to the building, grounds, or its furnishings
and equipment, your deposit will be retained until the cost
of repair and/or replacement can be determined and deducted
from your deposit. If the cost of repair and/or replacement
exceeds the deposit, such additional sum shall be
immediately due and payable.