"OPEN HEARTS" BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY
Please contact Denise Keane at firstname.lastname@example.org
for additional information .
Meetings : Usually 3rd Wednesday of the month in Room 1
of the parish offices. April's meeting is April 24 in Room 7.Homeless Breakfast Ministry - Each month, the Homeless Breakfast ministry gathers to prepare and serve food to the homeless. Many friendships have grown out of the experience of sharing in this form of care for God's people. For more information contact Sally Holland email: email@example.com or phone: 805-492-4879. Click here for our latest newsletter.HABITAT FOR HUMANITY The mission of Habitat to the Max is to provide direct support for fulfilling the mission of Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County (HfHVC) in "Seeking to put God;s love in action by bringing people together to build homes, community and hope." with St. Max volunteers for home building workdays, "preserve a home: repair and maintenance projects, and financial support for building HfHVC homes and sponsoring families in purchasing thier homes.For more information please contact Frank Blum at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-241-7084. Please see "Upcoming Events" for all our future endeavors.Project Response - Four times a year parishioners of St. Max are invited to contibute a variety of items needed by those in need. The items collected are picked up by as many as 21 local charities and distributed to those in need. Contact Norm Lamarra Norm.email@example.comRespect Life - Our Respect Life Ministry seeks to have each parishoner informed and become an active ambassador for the pro-life message and the sanctity of life. The Pope, our faith and the Bible are explicit that God creates all life and that life begins at conception and ends at a natural death. For information contact Carol Slavin at firstname.lastname@example.orgSt. Michael's Parish - This important ministry has identified a variety of ways that we can be of assistance to the members of St. Michael's, our sister parish. We currently provide turkeys at Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts to more than 550 children at Christmas as well as donations of food and school supplies throughout the year.
For St. Michael's School Supply contact Eric Pryor at
For St. Michael's Giving Tree contact Rick Bianchi at
email@example.comSt. Vincent de Paul Society - The St. Vincent de Paul Society provides both financial and material support for individuals and families experiencing difficult times. Teams from our parish make personal visits to assess needs, make referrals and provide immediate assistance in some cases. Our mission, inspired by Blessed Frederic Ozanam and our Patron, St. Vincent dePaul, is an organization where women and men grow spiritually by offering person-to-person assistance to those in need. If you would like to help with our ministry Contact Ray Donckels at (818) 991-3915. For a list of local services available to assist those in need
click here.Catholic Business Community - Those involved in this ministry assist unemployed and underemployed members of the St. Maximilian Kolbe community to find the skills and resources to compete for available jobs. Contact Louie Rambaud at 818-735-8868.