ADULT FAITH FORMATION (AFF aka Bible
Study); Is offered a few times during the calendar year. During Lent 2013
we offer 6 weeks on Living the Eucharist published by Paulist Press. Check
it out at www.LivingtheEucharist.org.
We have 16 groups gather week of February 11 through week of March 18.
Registration closes Feb. 10 or with book shortage.
ALTAR SERVERS: Sandy & Jim Brennan at 619-249-8156 or email email@example.com
Altar Servers need to be in 4th grade or above
and attending either Religious Education or Catholic School. Meetings are held
periodically for new Altar Servers and also refresher meetings for all Altar Servers.
Link to monthly Altar Servers Schedule on this
CHURCH ENVIRONMENT: Christina Blaylock at 619-449-7316. Several times during the Liturgical Year, the environment changes for the liturgical seasons. Of course, we know that the church is decorated differently for Christmas than for Lent or Easter. All this takes time and planning. If you can help decorate just one season or several seasons during the year, please call so we can coordinate our services.
COUNSELING: Catholic Charities at 619-231-2828; website: www.ccdsd.org
CURSILLO: Cindy & Eli Rascon at 619-448-7386; website: Cursillo Home Page
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Contact person for training and problem solving is Betty Vega at 619-448-0467. To become a Eucharistic Minister, one needs the invitation/permission of the Pastor. After which one contacts Betty Vega for a schedule of Diocesan and onsite workshops/orientation. See our schedule (awaiting update). (this is a word document and can only be seen if you have Word on your hard drive).
FALL FESTIVAL CHAIRCOUPLE: Dan & Barbara Plein at 619-417-7327 The Festival is a wonderful community
gathering with many foods, games, craft and book sale booths. Entertainment by
local musicians is on stage, Friday and Saturday night dancing is very popular
with the young parishioners, and a Bingo room for people who like to gamble in
small amounts is also available. There is deep-pit bar-b-que dinner and silent
auction on Saturday evening in the Parish Center and real live Auction at the
outdoor stage area on Sunday afternoon.
FILIPINO-AMERICAN ORGANIZATION: Pat Philpot 562-7569
is the contact person. The group meets every Friday PM at a member's home to
pray the Santo Niño's prayers, share food and companionship. All parishioners
are welcome to attend.
HISPANIC COMMUNITY: Norma
Sanchez is chairperson at 619-449-9418. The group meets on the second Tuesday of
the month in a member's home to pray and to plan fundraisers and activities for
INDONESIAN COMMUNITY: John Widjaja at 619-749-7540
LAY PASTOR MINISTRY: Darlene Szczublewski 619-562-9586. Our parish has Lay Pastor Ministry which is an outreach ministry to our parishioners. Lay Pastors are responsible for contacting by phone 10 to 20 families per month. For more information, contact our coordinators. website Info not currently available.
LECTORS: Chris Woodward 619-448-8466. To become a lector, one needs to be invited to do so by the pastor after which one contacts Father Kevin Casey for a schedule of diocesan and on-site orientations. See our schedule (awaiting update). (this is a word document and can only be seen if you have Word on your hard drive).
LEGION OF MARY:
Standing instructions for each member: 1) the
punctual and regular attendance at the weekly meetings; 2) the daily recitation
of the Catena; 3) the performance of substantial active legionary work; 4)
absolute respect for the confidentiality of the business discussed at meetings.
LITURGY: Sandy Brennan at 619-249-8156. The Liturgy Committee looks to the needs of the Parish in today's Church, and seeks to apply the latest insights of the Church to liturgy, arts and music. The Committee meets in late summer to set goals for the coming year. Our Parish is always in need of members who are willing to help provide the Parish with meaningful and well-planned liturgies that seek to involve the assembly in "full, conscious, active participation."
MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER: Michael & Judy Carteron: (619) 258-0159. Join the millions of couples worldwide who have learned how to keep their marriage vibrant and alive! Turn a good marriage into a great marriage through a Marriage Encounter Weekend!
MINISTRY TO THE SICK: Victor Cole at 619-448-3735 When someone in your family becomes ill or injured, please contact the Parish office and the person's name will be listed on our prayer list. A number of parishioners are designated as ministers to the sick and homebound. These ministers visit and take Holy Communion to parishioners in their homes. The ministers, on visiting the ill/injured person, reads a gospel passage, prays Our Father, and distributes Holy Communion. Contact: Father Cunnane or Father Casey for anointing of the sick or confession/reconciliation.
MOMS: Debby Melrose at 619-449-9138. Ministry of Moms Sharing offers two 9 week sessions for Moms in the Fall and Spring. It is a ministry of self-awareness and awakening to the spirituality of motherhood. Please see the Parish bulletin for dates/times of next session. Also blue information flyers are available at the main entrance of the church.
ORGANIST/MUSIC DIRECTOR: Carol Babbitt 8:30am Mass; Sandy Murphy 10am Mass; Rob Wojtach 11:30am Mass; Cindy Rascon 5:30pm Mass; Kathy DiFede Sat. 5pm Mass.
PARISH BLOOD BANK: Richard Markey at 619-449-8113.
PARISH CENTER: Joe Zuniga at 619-448-1213, ext. 309 Our parish center is a 10,000 sq.ft. hall which can be adapted or modified by movable walls into separate rooms of different dimensions. It also contains a very fine kitchen. When the Parish Center is not in use for parish activities, it is available for wedding parties and other social events.
PARISH COUNCIL: President, Ron Kwiat at 619-561-2857. The Parish Council acts as a representative voice of the people of God to the Pastor. The Council shall provide an open and honest forum of communication and dialogue regarding parish affairs among the Pastor, Associate Priest and the laity. The Council shall assist the Pastor in the administration of the Parish through recommendation and active cooperation. The Council shall continually survey both the spiritual and temporal needs of the Parish, the community and the Diocese and shall develop programs aimed at fulfilling those needs. The Council shall encourage coordination and mutual assistance in the practical working out of the programs of the various Parish organizations.
PARISH DISABILITY FACILITATOR: Laura Ortiz at 619-596-7618
PARISH FOOD PANTRY: Victor/Veronica Cole or Pam Irvine
PARISH PLANT MANAGER: Carl
Drake is our plant manager and can be reached by leaving a message at 619-448-1213.
If you see an area of our parish facilities in need of maintenance/repair or if
you have skills/services to offer, please do not hesitate to contact us.
PRAYER QUILT MINISTRY; All are welcome to attend "Prayers and Squares" on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, 9:00 a.m. We meet in either the Social Hall or Cunnane Parish Center. Quilters, sewers, pressers, cutters, helpers are needed. Gratefully accepting fabric donations. Prayer Quilts are available on request for anyone experiencing physical, emotional, spiritual, or other life crisis that would benefit from being "covered in prayers." There is no charge (donations appreciated). Prayer Quilt request forms are available at the back of the Church or in the parish office. Contact Ann Folstad, 562-2184.
PRO-LIFE GROUP: Coordinator
Vega at 619-448-0467.
RETURNING CATHOLICS: We
offer sessions for "Been Away" Catholics during both the Christmas and Easter
season. Sessions are open forum and question and answer format. We also cover
FAQ (Frequently asked questions) on Reconciliation (Confession), Mass, Marriage
(Annulments/Con Validations), Conscience, Catechism of the Catholic Church,
Bible and Prayer. All sessions are in the Conference Room of the Parish
SCRIP PROGRAM: ....Jean
offer two kinds of scrip: paper and electronic. Paper scrip are gift
certificates for various stores/restaurants and are sold to parishioners at face
value. Electronic scrip is plastic gift cards for various
stores/restaurants and are sold to parishioners at face value. (Scrip
cards/certificates DO NOT expire in California). Please note that SCRIP will be
sold only in the PARISH office during the week at normal business hours and
after the 8:30 and 10:00 am Masses on Sundays (except during the summer when
Scrip office closed). Click on the
to get a shopping list and an order form!
SHARE: Jay & Darlene Szczublewski at 619-562-9586
USHERS: Contact person is Bill Broding 619-850-6756 & leave a message or the lead usher at each Mass. We are in need of many more ushers and greeters, especially for the 5:30 pm Mass on Sundays and for all masses in the children's chapel.
WEDDING COORDINATOR: Sandy Brennan at 619-249-8156
WOMEN'S GUILD: All women of the parish are welcome to attend and become
members of the Women’s Guild. We meet once a month for a potluck lunch,
fellowship, and a business meeting. The Women’s Guild sponsors various parish
activities that include an outreach to Rachel’s House (a program for homeless
women), donations and support of the Parish Food Pantry, and scholarships for
children to attend Vacation Bible School. We provide luncheons after funerals
held at Guardian Angels Church, after the Memorial Mass on All Souls Day, and
after the Healing Mass during Lent. We co-sponsor the Angel Boutique at the Fall
Festival. The Women’s Guild has two major fundraisers a year - the Bake Sale in
December and a “Summer Picnic” in June. All women are welcome to join us in
supporting the needs of the Parish.
YOUTH GROUP: Guardian
Angels Youth Group meets on Sunday evenings from 6:45 pm to 8:15 pm. Youth Group
includes grades 7th through 12th. 9th through 12th usually meet every Sunday
evening. 7th and 8th meet one Friday and one Sunday evening as designated in the
Church bulletin. We have evenings when we play games, work on projects for the
Church and community. We work on fund-raisers to help support the Youth Group.
We have evenings of discussions on daily life situations as well as on
scripture. We often have off-site trips. This is time to meet and socialize with
other Catholic Youth from our parish as well as from other churches. Watch for
Become a fan of Guardian Angels Youth Group Facebook page!
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