Upcoming Activities

Friday, April 28

Newly Married Ministry Kickoff Event - 7:00 p.m. in Franciscan Room.  The Newly Married Ministry serves newly married couples, as well as serving as a reunion venue for married couples that have gone through the SSJ Marriage Prep Workshop. Newly married couples: One day to five years.  This is a ministry designed to promote fellowship and faith among newly married couples and to strengthen new marriages and family life through the organization of social, spiritual, recreational and stewardship events. Babysitting provided: Please RSVP. Text or email:  Elaine 714-273-6170 ,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saturday April 29

Greater Huntington Beach Interfaith Council COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY  - Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable, mobilizing the necessary resources to end hunger by 2030.  We ask for your volunteer time and donation to help us reach our Service Day goal: Raise $6,000 to purchase 20,736 meals and 200 Volunteers to package the meals for shipment to children overseas.  Join us Saturday April 29 in Colman Hall from 9:00 – 12:00 - Two shifts available.  Volunteer and Donate online at www.Events.StopHungerNow.org/GreaterHBInterfaithproject2017 or go to www.JustServe.org (Advanced search CS-2017) for this and many other Service Day projects.  Volunteers are not required to donate, however, if 200 volunteers donate $30 each, both goals will be met.  Please make checks payable to: Stop Hunger Now - GHBIC 2017 and deliver them to the SSJ Parish Office. Project Coordinator: Marsha Rechsteiner. For more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, May 4

Job Seekers Workshop - 7:00 p.m. in the Community Center. “Become Like Vito” in your Job Search.Vito Excels in: Communication, Job Knowledge, Business Judgment, presented by Val Schmidt, Life Coach, Career Mentor, Author, Confidence Trainer.  Learn the 3 keys to getting the job you want.  Understand the value of a “business persona”.  Unlock “action steps” to become more visible.  Hear why you need to “focus your efforts”.  Discover how to introduce yourself in one sentence

Friday, May 5

Mass Dedicated to the Incarcerated & Their Families - Christ Cathedral Arboretum at 7:00 p.m.  We welcome all friends, families, and loved ones to join us in this evening of prayer and solidarity. We will honor those affected by the criminal justice system throughout Orange County. Following Mass, organizations that provide assistance will be present to share resources for those incarcerated and their families.  Click here for more information and directions.

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Wednesday, May 10

Women Creating Community - From 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the Franciscan Rooms.  Understanding Personality Types, presented by Catherine O’Brien, a licensed MFT, has taught Understanding Personality.  How you make decisions, respond to stress, spend money, perform at work, etc., has a connection to your personality type. Let’s develop insights into ours and others behavior, and learn strategies for effective communication.  All women welcome!

Saturday, May 13

Pastoral Care Ministry Formation Inquiry and Discernment - From 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the school library.  Ministry gives the opportunity for people with gifts of caring to put those gifts to use by bringing Jesus’ love to those who most need it - the homebound, sick, and dying of our faith community.  Come and discern how this ministry might be the perfect answer to your baptism call.  If you would like to attend, please contact Christine Loewe at (714) 963.4601 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday, June 5

28th Annual Fr. Ronald Colloty, ofm, Memorial Golf Tournament - Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine, CA.  The $150 entry fee (or $600 per foursome) includes golf, cart, refreshments, lunch, cocktail reception and dinner.  All proceeds benefit Sts. Simon & Jude School Tuition Assistance Program and Sts. Simon & Jude Church.  Entry forms are available in the Parish office. For information contact Jason McKeever at (562) 244-7173 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Sonsored by the Sts. Simon & Jude Men’s Club