We are the Catholic Christian men of Padre Serra Parish who witness to the potential of God's presence in our fellow men parishioners. We are involved in our liturgical celebrations and enriched in the life of our parish. We serve the needs of one another, our families, the community and those in need.
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Sign up your little one for a fun time at church during 11:00am mass.
Children learn so much! From the Sign of the Cross to bible stories, songs and more.
Super fun to make friends and be at church on Sundays!! Parents love it too.
Register your child as soon as they turn 3.
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St. Vincent De Paul (SVDP) offers confidential tangible assistance to those in need on a person to person basis. Aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or through direct dollar or in-kind service. Those in need should call 805-504-4753. A member is on call Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.
SVDP is a Catholic organization open to both men and women who wish to grow in their faith by serving God and their neighbor. Members are united in their efforts to conduct their ministry with compassion and confidentiality, while promoting human dignity and respect. To learn more about volunteering, contact Terri Korrell.
SVDP relies on donations to support their efforts. Ongoing simple fundraising opportunities include:
Once or twice a year the donation truck comes onsite Sunday morning to accept your donations of gently used clothing, books, games, DVD/CDs, sports gear, toyas, and small household items such as lamps, small appliances, frames, etc. Our most recent collection was Sunday, April 15, 2018. Check back often for future dates.
About Bob Shadduck
Robert D. Shadduck is the Director of Altar Servers, a position held for 20 years. He holds a Certificate of Director of Liturgy from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and has worked as Director of Worship in two parishes. Bob has served as master of ceremonies for several bishops and directed major liturgies including Dedication of a Church, ordinations, Chrism Masses, countless Triduum liturgies, and Confirmations. He has worked with the RCIA process for over eighteen years as catechist and director of rites. Bob received both his bachelor and master degrees from Loyola University of Los Angeles. In 1999, he was bestowed the Papal Honor “Benemerenti” by Pope John Paul II, in recognition of committed service to Christ and the Church. He is also the recipient of the Ad Altare Dei award.
Bob Shadduck co-authored Guide for Servers (Español), a book in The Liturgical Ministry Series published by Liturgy Training Publications in Chicago.
Cancer Support Group
Lou Ann Paolella
(805) 551 · 8014
Provides hope, empowerment, love and prayer in a comforting atmosphere of encouragement. It is a safe environment for people touched by cancer to connect with others in a productive and spiritual way.
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Offers support to those who have lost a loved one.
A fellowship and service ministry where all skill levels are welcome. No experience? That’s alright; we’ll show you. Come and learn or inspire others!
The group's projects are donated to several groups and individuals throughout the year.
Aubrey Alexander or Teresa Runyon
We have partnered with VC Foster Kids' Faith in Motion program, our parish invites you to consider the following ways to support and care for children in the foster care system from birth to transitioning young adults and their families.
There are many ways to get involved. Become a:
To learn about the many ways to be involved from prayer companion to becoming a foster family and everything in between and/or to help with our first project, email Teresa Runyon or Aubrey Alexnader
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Santa Barbara room
Bring your intentions as we pray through meditative movements. $5 donation /class.
Anytime, in the garden
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