2014 PARISH MINISTRIES

ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF FRESNO

The various ministries of St. John’s parish provide you with a wide variety of ways to connect with your community. Through these ministries you can learn and grow as an individual, meet others who share your similar values, and reach out to serve the larger parish and city. We hope there’s something for everyone here. If not, join us in creating future ministries.

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and know, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Matthew 28:16-20″

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Grupo Estudio de Biblia La Montana

The Bible Study Group “La Montana” is a Bible study group and organization which is mainly composed of people who are in the process of recovery of addictions, both alcohol and drugs. But anyone can participate, the meetings are open to the public.
The sessions are in Spanish.

Ministry Contact Person:Alfredo Lopez
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CHRIST THE KING 

CHRIST THE KING CELEBRATION “FOR GREATER GLORY”The Vision is to Honor and Glorify Our Lord. Christ the King Committee at St. John’s Cathedral invites parishioners to commemorate this Feast by participating in the annual procession of flags representing various worldwide countries. For more information, please call St. John’s Cathedral at (559)485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Ray & Rosa Lazalde
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Altar Servers

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Emma Lopez
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Music Ministry

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Efren Rubio
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Recoleccion

The group is a group of Collection Youth aged 18. the purpose of the group is to attract more young Catholics to practice their faith. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

Ministry Contact Person:Norma Cruz
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Spanish Eucharistic Ministers 

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact PersonMaria Soto
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Confirmation Classes &  English Youth Group

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Roy Guzman
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 Catholic Daughters

Formed in 1903, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas® is one of the Oldest and Largest Organizations of Catholic Women in the Americas. Under the patronage of the Blessed Mother, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas are united by their faith in Jesus Christ, in their devotion to the church and the Holy See.

Ministry Contact Person:Monica Herrera
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Legion of Mary 

The Legion of Mary (Latin: Legio Mariae) is an international association of the faithful of Catholic Church who serve the Church on a voluntary basis.[1] It was founded in Dublin, Ireland, as a Roman Catholic Marian Movement by layman Frank Duff. Today between active and auxiliary (praying) members there are over 3 million members worldwide making it the largest apostolic organization of lay people in the Catholic Church

Ministry Contact Person:Jesse Moreno
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Adoradores Nocturnos

El grupo dAdoraci6n Nocturna, “Grupo San Jose”, le invita a toda persona que quiera venir a acompafiar a Jesus Sacramentado aunque sea una bora en Ia soledad de Ia nocbe. La vigilia se lleva a cabo cada primer viernes del mes dando comienzo con Ia junta de turno a las 8:30p.m., siguiendo con la celebraci6n de la Santa Misa a las 9:00 p.m., continuando con Ia vigilia basta las 6:30a.m. Para mas informacion favor de comunicarse con Francisco Reyes al (559) 225-6602 o con David Pineda al (559) 229-7798.

Ministry Contact Person:Francisco Reyes
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EVAE

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Carmen Ramirez
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Spanish Prayer Group

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Elvia Gonzalez
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Bible Study

To promote the study of Sacred Scripture as a community at St. John’s Cathedral, while growing in love and reverence to Jesus Christ our Lord and His bride the Church. palacios929@gmail.com

Ministry Contact Person:Felipe & Juanita Palacios
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English Eucharistic Ministers

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Sr. Rosalie Rohrer
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Genesis

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Angel Noriega
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Guadalupe Society

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Ralph Ayala
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Knights of Columbus

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Martin Harguindeguy
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Mathew 25

Matthew 25’s mission is to bring the “Good News” to the men and women incarcerated in the Fresno County Detention facilities in the Downtown Fresno area many of whom have never heard of or experienced the love of God in their home life and daily environment. Meeting are held every 2nd Saturday of the Month at 10:00 am in Room 3 Singleton Hall

Ministry Contact Person:Steven Blanchard
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RCIA

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Vicente Garza
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Ushers

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Victor Gonzales
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Religious Education 

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Jose Rodriguez
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Platicas Pre-Matriomoniales

Information for this department is pending review. Please check back at a later date or phone between the following hours during the week: 8am-12:45pm / 2pm to 7pm Phone: (559) 485-6210

Ministry Contact Person:Jorge & Arcelia Cisneros
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Altar Society

The Mission of the Altar Society is:
• To preserve and maintain the altar and sanctuary of St. John’s Cathedral in accordance with the teachings and doctrine of the Catholic Church.
• To foster love for the House of God, and to labor for its proper adornment and cleanliness.
• To participate as an organization in special events, fund raising activities, and as needed to support St. John’s Cathedral’s mission to the comrmmity, as approved by the altar society membership.
Meetings:
• General meetings are held on the third Sunday of each month at 10:00 a.m
For additional information and meeting location please contact St. John’s Cathedral Parish Office at 559.485.6210

Ministry Contact Person:Carmen Reyna
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Pilares De Fe

Grupo de oración Pilares de Fe,
Se reúne todos los viernes en le sótano de Ia Catedral de San Juan en punto de las 7:00 hasta las 9:00pm y sus actividades y servicios son los siguientes

• Cantos
• Alabanza (bendecir el nombre de Dios)
• Contemplación
• Adoración
• Compartimiento de Ia Palabra de Dios
• Oración de intercesión por las necesidades de las personas
• Oración de cierre.

Estas actividades se realizan dentro del sótano de Ia Iglesia, y fuera de Ia

Iglesia se ofrecen servicios de Evangelización a los hogares, así como oración de intercesión por necesidades personales o familiares y •se ofrece
Asistencia en los novenarios para las personas fallecidas.

Ministry Contact Person:Lucia Pena