Faith in Action Team

Preferential option for the poor in body and the poor in spirit. Our Church not only believes this, but provides us many ways to live this. If our faith is not lived in the service of those in need, our lives are incomplete.

St. James Mission Circle

Bread of Life-Oceanside
Prepares meals for the homeless and working poor.

Casa Eudes
Supports and maintains a home for girls in Tijuana.

Mission Circle Communications
Promotes Mission Circle activities.

Detention Ministry
Offers opportunities for parishioners to serve prisoners at San Diego County detention facilities.

Mission Circle Donations
Collects, sorts and distributes food, clothing and household items for the needy.

Food Packaging
Sponsors food packaging events to fight hunger.

Galilee Center-Coachella
Distributes donations and sponsors annual Epiphany celebration in Coachella Valley.

Interfaith Shelter
Collaborates with other faith communities to provide shelter and meals to homeless persons.

St. Leo Tutoring
Provides homework coaching to neighborhood children.

Pastoral Care

Bereavement Support
Supports persons grieving the loss of a loved one.

Communion to Sick and Homebound
Provides weekly Communion to individuals who are unable to attend Mass.

Provides rides to Mass for La Vida Del Mar residents.

Scripps Green Hospital Ministry
Coordinates ministers for the distribution of Communion to Catholic patients.

La Vida Del Mar Communion Service
Organizes a weekly Communion service at La Vida Del Mar.

Family Support
Offers support to young families through faith, family, friendship and fun.

Mental Health Ministry Network
Offers spiritual companionship, practical support and resources to families experiencing mental health challenges.

Spirituality for the 2nd Half of Life
Offers a spiritual enrichment program for persons aged 55+.

We Care Greeting Card Ministry
Sends Get Well and Sympathy cards to parishioners.

Community Services

Blood Mobile
Collaborates with San Diego Blood Bank for blood donations.

Education-Social Justice
Proclaims the Good News that the Catholic social mission of charity and justice is an essential element of the faith life of every Catholic.

Global Solidarity
Offers opportunities for parishioners to understand the effects of poverty, conflict and injustice around the world.

CRS Fair Trade
Promotes a just marketplace for farmers and producers.

CRS Rice Bowl
Engages parishioners in the fight against global hunger.

FFCC Food Packaging
Sponsors food packaging events to fight hunger.

Child Sponsorships, Mission Awareness & Special Projects
Raises social awareness through programs and education resources.

La Colonia de Eden Gardens
Provides the youth of Eden Gardens with support and opportunities for success.