Ministries

 ALTAR SERVERS: Sandy & Jim Brennan at 619-249-8156 or email  brennansandy54@hotmail.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 web site

BEREAVEMENT GROUP...Call for more information, Sr. Mary Potter, 448-1213 x 310 or e-mail mcprsm@ga.sdcoxmail.com.
Next session begins September 6  at 10am.

…For personal help in the bereavement process, you may want to check the following websites:   griefnet.org aarp.org/griefandloss,  embracingourdying.com  and agingwithdignity.org  Also check the following for end of life tasks: dyingwell.org.

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.

CURSILLO: Cindy & Eli Rascon at 619-448-7386….Ultreya is held the first Saturday of the month at the home of Cindy and Eli Rascon.  All are welcome to attend even if you have not made a Cursillo weekend. Dinner is at 6:30pm (donations accepted to defray the cost) with Music and Ultreya to follow at 7pm.  For directions/RSVP call Cindy 258-7285 or Debby 449-9138.  For more information check out the website: www.cursillosd.org.

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 5 to 10 families per month. For more information, contact Darlene.

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.”

MOMS:   Ministry of Moms Sharing offers a 9 week sessions for Moms. Learn to share with mothers of all ages the stress, concerns and positive experiences that have influenced your personal growth. Experience the support of other women as you discover the depth of your spirituality.  For more information call June Richards 871-7172 or Debby Melrose 449-9138.

PRAYER QUILT MINISTRY:  All are welcome to attend “Prayers and Squares” on the  4th Saturday of each month, 9:00 a.m. (Please note change of dates).  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.

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/Convalidations), Conscience, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Bible and Prayer.  All sessions are in the Conference Room of the Parish Center.
All Catholics who have been away from Church for 5 or 25+ years are most welcome. For more information or to sign up for the session, please call  Sister Mary Potter, RSM, at 619-448-1213, ext. 310.
Check out the following website for more information: www.OnceCatholic.org or www.catholicscomehome.org

SHARE: Jay & Darlene Szczublewski at 619-562-9586

Golden Share, www.goldensharefoods , is a nondenominational, nonprofit organization that makes high-quality, nutritionally-balanced food available at very affordable prices in exchange for “volunteer service” to your community.

The Golden Share program is open to anyone who wishes to participate. It helps EVERYONE stretch their family food budget.

USHERS: Contact person is Bill Broding 619-850-6756 & leave a message or contact 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.

YOUTH GROUP: Guardian Angels Youth Group meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:00 pm. Youth Group includes grades 6th through 12th. 9th through 12th usually meet every Sunday evening. 6th through 8th meet one Friday and the first Wednesday of the month 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 up-coming events. Become a fan of Guardian Angels Youth Group Facebook page!
For more information, please give us a call:    Helen Deen at 619-448-1213 x313 or email: youthldr@ga.sdcoxmail.com.