Religious Education Classes
Two Sessions of classes are held on Sundays on the fourth floor of the building, 9:30am – 11:00am and 11:30am – 1:00am
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
Classes are held on Sundays in English at 9:00am followed by attendance at 11:30am Mass, and in Spanish immediately after the 9:30am Mass.
Our Parish Family invites all of its members to participate in our spiritual and social life. Every Catholic family moving into the parish is requested to register at the rectory office. Letters of recommendation can be written for members registered for a period of three or more months. Please notify us if you move to another parish, or change your address or telephone number.
Ministry Opportunities at Our Lady of Refuge
Ministries or areas of service at our parish are centered around the Seven Essential Elements of Church:
Worship, Word, Community, Service, Leadership,
Ministers of Holy Communion
Ministers of Holy Communion assist in the distribution of the Eucharist during the celebration of Mass.
Teams are scheduled to serve at various Masses. They also administer the Body and Blood of Christ during visits to the homebound, sick and hospitalized.
Contact: Antolin Ramon
Ministros de Eucaristia
Administrar el Cuerpo y Sangre de Cristo durante la misa y visitar a los enfermos y hospitalizados.
Contact: Iris Diaz
Ministres de l'Eucharistie
Les ministres distribuent le Pain et le Vin. C'est un engagement a porter le Christ aux autres.
Our ushers share the love and peace of Christ with others by being friendly, helpful, hospitable and welcoming at weekend and other liturgies.
Les membres d'accueil partagent l'amour et la paix du Christ avec les autres en offrant l'hospitalite a tous.
A well-prepared lector can do much to enhance the celebration of the liturgy by a prayerful and powerful proclamation of the Word of God. Lectors are scheduled to read at weekend Masses and other liturgical celebrations.
Proclamar la Palabra de Dios. Los interesados (que recibido la confirmacion) tienen que asistir en un taller y otras practicas.
Faire l'experience de la presence de Dieu dans sa Parole.
Music is an integral part of our liturgical celebrations. It is not necessary to have the ability to read music, just a desire to contribute your talent and time for rehearsals.
Contact: Glenn Balck
Envolver a todos las personas quienes vienen a la iglesia en la adoracion y alabanza de Dios. Siempre necesitamos nieves miembros.
Contact: Nidia Rivera
Aider le peuple de Dieu a proclamer leur foi, l'animation liturgique du dimanche et les ceremonies tri-lingues.
Contact: Luc Bijoux
Coordinators of Altar Servers
Adults train altar servers to serve at Mass and other liturgical events; monthly schedules are prepared. Altar servers are called weekly regarding the schedule and for other unscheduled events such as funerals.
Contact: Michele Saint Vil