St. Barbara Orthodox Monastery
Address: 15799 Ojai Rd
Santa Paula, CA 93060
Phone Number: 805-921-1563 (temporarily out of service)
Plan a Visit
If you would like to visit the monastery, please contact us ahead of time via email or phone. Everyone is welcome to attend the liturgical services in our chapel and to share in our meals together. If you are comfortable camping, you will have no problem with the accommodations. If you are uncomfortable camping, you may want to consider staying in a motel in Santa Paula, Ojai, Ventura, or even Santa Clarita. There is no fixed fee for overnight accommodations. Free-will donations are accepted. We ask that you dress modestly.
Directions To Monastery
From Hwy 101-- Exit Hwy 126 East at Ventura
Travel 11 miles east along Hwy 126 .
Exit 10th St/ Hwy 150 at Santa Paula.
Turn left from the exit ramp.
Follow 10th St/Hwy 150 through Santa Paula.
Bear right at the fork in road. This is Ojai Rd/ Hwy 150.
Travel ~ 5 miles to 15799 Ojai Road
(1/4 mile past Thomas Aquinas College).
The monastery driveway is on the right just past our mailbox Highway Marker 2830.
From Hwy 5-- Exit Hwy 126 West at Santa Clarita
Travel 27 miles to Santa Paula.
Exit at 10th St/ Hwy 150.
Turn right from the exit ramp.
Follow 10th St/ Hwy 150 through Santa Paula.
Bear right at the fork in the road.
This is Ojai Rd/ Hwy 150.
Continue as directed above.