Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care

The Rev. Jerry E. Sather and Kristina Pelá lead this Ministry. They are here to help you.

The Rev. Jerry E. Sather
Direct Line: (310) 594-7984
Mobile: (323) 204-5045

Please contact either of them if you would either like to find out more about any of these ministries or if you are in need of some pastoral care yourself. All messages are kept in complete confidence.

Pastoral Visits and Emergencies
Please contact Jerry+ as above.

Loaves & Fishes
Provides meals for emergencies. We are doing God’s work by participating, and both the recipients and the donors are blessed in the process. If you’d like to help, or if you or someone you know is in need of service, please contact June Malone.

Lay Eucharistic Ministers
Visit homebound parishioners to share the Eucharist with bread and wine from our Sunday liturgies. Please contact Kristina Pela at 310-941-2498 if you would like to schedule a visit with a Lay Eucharistic Minister.

Intercessory Prayer
Lead private prayers for individuals during Holy Communion.

Prayer Chain
This group prays daily for the needs of parishioners, friends, and neighbors. Prayer Chain members are like lungs in the body of Christ, infusing the community with power and hope through daily prayer.

Caring Cards
Send cards to parishioners, offering them the comfort, support and prayers of our parish family.

Bereavement Support & Friends of St. Francis
Visit parishioners who are shut-ins and those who are hospitalized.