Other Ministries

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Escuela Pastoral (Spanish)

It is a teaching system that will help you know your faith, your morals and grow your spiritual life. Catholic religious instruction that is taught in the Escuela Pastoral has the approval of Bishop and operates under the authority of the pastor. 

Meeting: Call for Schedule

Contact: Blanca E. Perez - (510) 795-6612

Jóvenes para Cristo (Spanish)

Our mission as Jóvenes para Cristo (Young Adults for Christ) is to bring the Good News to all people (Matthew 28, 18-20) by a training process that seeks to be comprehensive, continuous, and systematic, which supports life multicultural community church rooted in reality creating responsible leaders who fight because they live the justice, peace and charity seeking sincere conversion being a living example of Christ in the world today.

Meeting: Every Thursday from 7 pm to 9 pm in one of the classrooms

Contact: Jesus Galindo (510) 300-7753 

Virgen Peregrina

A small image of Virgen of Guadulape along with prayers and rosary travels from home to home every week.

Contact: Manuel Leon (510) 579-7733

Guadalupanos (Spanish)

Our mission is to celebrate the feast of our Lady of Guadalupe on December 12 as a community. We join for the novena prior to her feast day and have fund raisers to have enough funds for the mañanitas. 

Meeting: as needed

Contact: Jesus Martinez (510) 719-2031 [email protected] 

The Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary seeks to lead the people we encounter in our works to a greater knowledge and faith in God and to increase the faith and holiness of our own members through prayer and service to Our Lord. Regular works for the Legion of Mary include door to door evangelization, nursing home visitation, teaching religious education classes, crowd contact and distributing Catholic literature, and more. Active members and auxiliary members (prayer warriors) are always needed.

Contact: Cathy Critchfield

Rosary (English)

This ministry prays the rosary devotion for the spiritual and temporal needs of our parish, our priest, our Bishop, our Pope, our nation, and that the culture of life will prevail. All attendees to the mass are invited to join. The Rosary begins around 8:05 am, Tuesday through Friday in the church. If you join, you may lead at the appropriate time or just respond in the group. 

First Friday Adoration (Silent)

Every First Friday, Eucharistic Adoration begins with a Benediction after the 8:30 am Mass. One hour commitments are needed from 9 am – 6 pm. Signups ensure the presence of at least two persons at each hour. Adorers are encouraged to bring spiritual reading, do devotions, pray, or just spend time with the Lord in silence. Adoration is also done at the Feast of Corpus Christi. More adorers are always needed.

Contact: Carol Zilli

Adoradores Nocturnos (Spanish)

Every First Friday there is a Spanish Mass at 7 pm followed by Eucharistic Adoration. Adoradores as a group commit to one hour of adoration in prayer, meditation, and devotions that are proclaimed out loud to the Blessed Sacrament for our sins, for specific intention of the church, from 8 pm to 5 am. One hour on rotation is done in English while the rest are in Spanish. More adoradores are needed to participate in this beautiful devotion in English and Spanish.

Contact:

Spanish: Arturo Ordaz

English: Cathy Critchfield &  Ann Schmidt 

Respect Life

This ministry promotes education and understanding of the profound dignity and gift of human life from the moment of conception through natural death. This ministry is also accomplished through prayer, referrals for help, and sidewalk counseling at the local abortion mill. We participate in the Annual Walk for Life in San Francisco, The Gabriel Project for moms in need, and other life events with other local parishes.

Contact: Carol Zilli [email protected] 

Website and Technology Committee

The purpose of this ministry is to establish and maintain the parish website. Help is also needed to assess the technological needs of the parish; to design and implement solutions for those needs, and to provide training for the various groups who will interact with these technologies. We are looking for members who have an interest in technology and are comfortable with computers.

Contact: [email protected]

Parish Center Hall Rental

Show Parish Center to people interested in the rental of hall for social and religious events. The Parish Center is located behind the church, equipped with a full kitchen and wet bar and accommodates up to 300 persons. This ministry rises additional funding for the parish. 

Contact: Church Office (510) 790-3207 [email protected]

Facilities Committee

A group of volunteer meet as needed and oversee the maintenance of the church, hall and classrooms that they are kept in working and safe conditions. Consult with the pastor and finance committee for funding structure projects of the buildings. 

Contact: Mario Vallejo (510) 676-4815 [email protected]