Ministries

Altar Server

The ministry of Altar Server is to assist the Priest at Mass.  Boys and girls must be at least 10 years old or in the fourth grade and received First Communion to be an Altar Server.

Apologetica

The ministry of Apologetica is pursuing, promoting and protecting the Christian/Catholic worldview.  It is the desire to know what we believe, why we belive it and learn effective ways to persuasively and lovingly communicate the message of reconciliation to a desperate world.  Contact Max Lopez at ___________.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith.  Contact Deacon Oscar Corcios at _______ for English classes and Delfino and Veronica Yepez at __________for Spanish classes.

Ceneculo Misionero

This ministry is comprised of Catholic lay persons who seek first to glorify the Triune God.  We follow in the footsteps of the apostles who, filled with the Holy Spirit, went forth from that first Cenacle to spread everywhere the knowledge and love of Jesus. Contact Carmen Jacob at ________ for more information.

Children Ministry

Children's Liturgy of the Word is an age-appropriate Liturgy offered for ages 5 through 3rd graders.  Volunteers are needed to teach lessons each week, as well as assist with the supervision of the children.  A prerequisite for volunteering is the Child Protection Policy program offered by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  If you are interested, please contact Ezequiel & Lourdes Martinez.

Confirmation

The Confirmation Faith Formation process prepares high school aged youth to receive the Sacrament within a basic framework of two years.  The goal of the preparation is to gradually awaken in the life of the teen the reality of God and deepen their understanding of their faith.  Volunteers are needed to teach lessons each week, as well as assist with the supervision of the teens.  A prerequisite for volunteering is the Child Protection Policy program offered by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  If you are interested, please contact Susan Gordillo.

Consejero Matrimonial

This ministry is a resource for those who are seeking the sacrament of marriage or enhancing marriage and family life.  It provides counseling resources as well as natural family planning information . Contact Salvador Mendoza at ________ for more information.

Despetar

This parish group is ____________. Contact Uriel Murillo at ________ for more information.

El Faro

Lighthouse is a place where students become the best version of themselves.  It is a place where they are always welcome, no matter what.  It is a place to make new friends and grow closer to old friends.  Above all, it's a place to encounter Jesus in a powerful way. Contact Salvador Mendoza at ________ for more information.

Encuentro Matrimonial

This ministry focuses on strengthening Christian marriages.  We sponsor marriage retreats and support groups which meet monthly and dialogue on everyday marriage concerns and joy. Contact Juan and Lili Calvillo at ________ for more information.

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.  One must be fully initiated in the Church (have received the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation).  If married, must be married in the Catholic Church.  Training for approved applicants is provided with annual opportunities for updating provided.

English:  Beatrize Boersma
Spanish:  Martin Villavelazquez

Filipino Community

This ministry is composed of members, recognizing our oneness in the Catholic faith and the Filipino cultural traditions, values and attititudes.  We seek to celebrate and grow in our common heritage, and be sensitive and responsive to our spiritual and socio-pastoral needs, in order to become truly a Community of Disciples of Christ in communion with the local and universal Church.  Contact Nek Elefante for more information.

Grupo Hispano

This is a parish group who work together as a community to teach the religious traditions and welcome people of other cultures who are interested in the Hispanic culture.  We celebrate the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Las Posadas and gather to bring flowers to Mary in May along with special celebrations for All Saints and All Souls Day.  Contact Moses Iniquez and Gina Iniquez at ______ for more information.

Grupo de Matrimonio

This parish group supports married couples with monthly meetings and an annual retreat. Contact Sigifredo & Betha Hurtado at ________ for more information.

Grupo de Oracion

Join us in prayer, worship and singing.  Come and feel the presence and the peace of the Lord. Contact Elezar and Calaudia Alvarez at ________ for more information.

Guadalupanas

This is a parish group of women who are responsible for promoting devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary in her title of Guadalupe, through Guadalupana Rosary weekly.  For more information, contact Irene Martinez at ______________. 

Jovenes

This mission of this group is to form disciples of Jesus Christ and His Church, through a unified vision for ministry to young people, from early adolescence through young adulthood. Contact:

Adultos:  Juan Gomez
Adolecentes:  Juan Bermudes, Alonzo Jimenez & Ana Gomez

Lector

A Lector proclaims the Scriptures at Mass and other services.  To become a Lector, one must be a Confirmed Catholic, in good standing with the Church, be interviewed by the Pastor, trained, commissioned and committed to a schedule.  

English:  Ester Caldwell
Spanish: Soledad Marquez

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary is a world-wide organization.  It's primary objective is to help us become better Catholics, strive to live an exemplary life by spiritual works and prayer in Christ's name in union with our Lady; to raise the spiritual level of the entire community. Contact Albert Miller at ________ for more information.

Limpieza de la Iglesia

This volunteer ministry cleans the Sanctuary area, replenishes offering envelopes and distributes missalettes in the pews for Sunday and weekday liturgies.  Please contact Martha Marquez for more information.

Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our choir director. Rehearsals on ________ evenings, 7pm in the Choir Loft. Contact the choir director, Ella Lagos at 555-555-5555.

RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments. 

English:  Ezequiel Martinez & Arturo Delgado
Spanish:  Marisol Meza & Isidro Bojorquez

San Juan Apostol

This ministry is __________. Contact Soledad Marquez at ________ for more information.

Talleres de Oracion

Prayer and Life Workshops is a method of evangelization that is fully based on the Bible.  This ministry calls for members to read and mediate on the Word.  They are called to live the Word and pray them at home. Contact Consuelo Hernandez at ________ for more information.

Tongan Community

The Tongan Community participates extensively at Our Lady of the Rosary.  They are available to assist in church projects and other opportunities for involvement.  We believe that parish ministries are a call to serve and that stewardship is sacrificial giving of time, talent and treasure.  Celebrating the unique traditions of the Tongan culture, this group is open to all wanting to celebrate their faith.  Contact Palepa Taliauli & Susana Taula.

Usher

Parish volunteers who warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass, showing them to their seats.  They pay special attention to newcomers and visitors, caring for the offertory gifts, take collections, distribute weekly bulletins and assist the priests as needed. Please contact:

English:  Bill Pukni
Spanish:  Nere & Lupita Castillo
 

 




 
 
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