Ministries & Organizations

 

Welcome!, Our Lady of the Valley's digital directory. Listed below are the Ministries and Organzations that make up the landscape of Our Lady of the Valley. Some Ministries are bilingual, while others are strictly Spanish or English. We hope that you may count on your service to our parish community, so in the future we may serve you. 

Altar and Rosary Society

 

Rosie de la Rosa

Our Lady of the Valley Altar & Rosary Society is an organization dedicated entirely to the service of our parish.

Our primary objective is to take care of and to provide for the material needs of the Altar. Many spiritual benefits are made available to our members. We assist our pastor actively and financially in different Sanctuary projects such as cleaning and decorating and conduct fundraisings to help provide for needs of the Sanctuary.
Membership in the Altar & Rosary Society is open to all adult parishioners, who are always welcome to attend our monthly business meetings preceded by mass and rosary on the first Tuesday of the month.
Meeting Day: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:00 a.m., Church

 

Altar Servers

Elisa Robles

951-259-4922

Bingo

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Bible Study

 

Michael Webster (951) 652-0273
The mission of the English Bible Studies is to help parishioners increase their knowledge and understanding of the Holy Scripture under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and within “The living Tradition of the Church”. The Holy Bible is unmatched in importance for learning about God, His plans for us, and how He has worked through human history for our salvation.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church says “forcefully and specially exhorts all the Christian faithful to learn ‘the surpassing knowledge of Jesus Christ’ by frequent reading of the divine Scriptures” CCC2653.
Meeting Day: Thursdays, 9:45 a.m., Room # 1

 

Blue Prayer Army


The Blue Army is a Marian movement that promotes the daily praying of the rosary, the consecration of the brown scapular and the morning offering. They

make the first five Saturdays in reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. They promote the importance of mass, communion, visits, celebrations of holy hours and night vigils

 

Mass Assignment: Saturdays, 4:30 p.m.
Rehearsal Day: Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.,
Room # 9
Choir Director: Dennis Frayne

Choir - Youth

Mass Assignment: Sundays, 4:30 p.m., Youth Mass
Contact: Paul Cadarette

Eucharistic Ministers to the Sick​


The basic activities of the ministry are bringing the communion to the sick, those confined to their homes, convalescent and retirement homes. At times, when circumstances allow, sharing scripture and praying with the sick can bring a great spiritual comfort and peace to them. Those who are unable to attend mass due to sickness or are confined to their home, kindly notify the parish office. A Eucharistic Minister will be assigned to care for the person’s Eucharistic needs.

Contact: Parish Office

Filipino Ministry


Editha Reynolds (951) 323-0972

Finance Council

Coordinator: Marite Galindo
The Ministry of Finance Council is to assist the pastor or appointed leadership in the administration of the goods of the parish. The administration of Church goods consists of taking care that those goods that have been lawfully acquire are preserved and used for the purpose for which there are given. They keep the financial administration of the parish in harmony with the mission of the church. All parish decisions affecting the financial status of the church, the budgeting and expenditures are to be done by the pastor following consultation of the Finance Council.
 

Members of the Finance council are:

  Marite Galindo

Pilar Rangel

Winston Green

Bernard Naginis

Gamblers Anonymus

Contact the parish office

Knights of Columbus #5528

Michael Rathbone(Grand Knight)

Phone- 951-652-2578

A family oriented organization which principles are charity, unity, brotherhood and patriotism. This organization has a deep bond between the church and the community. Sharing and caring reaches into every facet of member’s lives including the sharing of risks, responsibilities and benefits through the Knights of Columbus fraternal insurance program. Whether it’s a charity fund drive, blood drive, visits to the sick, or help to the handicapped, our brothers reach out.

Liturgy Committee

Altar Server: Spanish
Elisa Robles
Music Ministry: English
Mary Plueger  
Carol Lee
Music Ministry: Spanish
Jose Hernandez
Eucharistic Minister in English
Rosie DeLaRosa
                                                             
Eucharistic Ministers: Spanish                 Patricia Gonzalez
 
Altar and Rosary Society
Rosie de la Rosa

 

 

Ministry to the Elderly

Not available at this time

Pastor - Fr. Neil McQuillan C.S.Sp.                                                   
Chair person- Jesus Marquez
Lectors: English                                              Daily Mass: Avis Ochoa                                 
Weekend Masses:                                          
Suzanne Wade
                                                                Lector in Spanish                                   
Juan Beltran
                                             
Ushers: English 
Tony DeLaRosa
Ushers: Spanish
Jose Trinidad Alonzo
                                                             
                                                              
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   

 

Parish Nurses

The purpose of this ministry is to provide blood pressure screening and answer health related questions at no cost. They encourage good health practices for the body and spirit. They are health educators who are able to give informal health counseling and referrals. Everyone is welcome to come and have their blood pressure screening. The Blood pressure screening is usually conducted once a month in Hyland Hall during the coffee hour on Sundays. Please read the bulletin for the date.

Lorraine Moriarity

951-325-5005

Parish Council

Coordinator: Johnni Brown

The Ministry of Pastoral Council is to assist the pastor or the appointed leadership, in discerning the will of God for the parish at this time through the wisdom of the graced community. As a consultative body, the Pastoral Council helps to articulate the mission and direction of the parish in the context of the vision of the diocese and the teachings of the universal church. They help to ponder and set priorities in light of the parish mission and direction. They promote the spiritual growth of the entire parish so that each person’s gifts may be exercised for the benefit of all. They provide practical wisdom to the pastor or the appointed leadership concerning pastoral issues and concerns.

Members of the Our Lady of the Valley Pastoral Council are:

Fr. Cornelius (Neil) McQuillan, C. S. Sp., Pastor

Johnni Brown

Editha Reynolds

Arturo Delgado

Ampelia Delgado

Jesus Marquez

Prayer Group - English

The purpose of this healing and prayer group is to worship God and strengthen our faith in the many problems we face in today’s world. We gather to pray for each other and the needs of our parish community. We learn more about our faith and learn to trust God in every situation of our lives. “Throughout this ministry in Our Lady of the Valley we have witnessed a lot of miracles from God”, says their leader. Their regular meeting days are on Mondays in the parish center dining room at 7:00 pm


Coordinator: Jose Barajas

Pre-Marriage Team

Please contact the parish office.

Pro-Life Ministry

Salvador and Yesenia Salinas

Pre-Baptism Team

Please contact the parish office.

Readers

Suzanne Wade

Scrip Program

The Scrip Program was implemented over ten years ago by Ron and Joan Nelthorpe. They proposed to the pastor this new and innovative fundraiser. The pastor saw the potential and right away approved the new program. Many volunteers were needed to staff the scrip office; a base inventory was established and soon after the parish begun selling the scrip (gift cards).
The way the program works is very simple: the parish buys scrip from various merchants at a discount and sells it for full value. Some vendors are very generous and give the parish up to 18% and some give 2%. The majority offer 6 to 10 percent.
The script office is open:
Monday – Wednesday – Friday
from 9 am to Noon
&
First Sunday of the Month only, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am

The parish is extremely grateful to the scrip volunteers and customers who participate in the program. Their effort and enthusiasm provides the parish much needed funds it wouldn’t otherwise have with out your help.
We invite everyone in the parish to support this effort by coming to buy scrip for your basic needs such as gasoline, groceries, drug stores and department stores. Not only will you help the parish but it will also help you stay on budget.

Using scrip does not cost you a penny extra!


 

Youth Ministry

Not available at this time

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