All Souls Novena

All Souls Novena  You may wish to remember your loved ones in a novena of Masses following the day of All Souls.  All Souls envelopes will be available in the pews. You may write the names of your loved ones on the envelopes and place them into any collection basket or turn them in at… Read more »

Holiday Food Baskets:

Holiday Food Baskets: Our food pantry is available all year round however, requests for donations increase during the holiday seasons. Non-perishable food items can be left in the receptacles at the entrances of the church. Seasonal perishable food items, such as turkeys, can be brought to our parish office from 9am-6:30pm Monday-Friday. Through the generous… Read more »

Thank you for your Stewardship and Talent!

Thank You Our Church exterior was recently painted. Thanks to the generosity of the following volunteers, our parish saved $14,200!! Hermenegildo Ambrosio Bob Villalobos Manuel Cobián Jesse Gómez Juan Manuel Diosdado Javier Solorio and the Asociación Guadalupana for providing lunch for our volunteers.

Thank you for your support of our blood drives

Thank you for all you help on the blood drive! We collected 34 pints which will help 102 people with the blood products they need.   Just think how grateful those who have received the gift of life just with the help of all those who volunteered.  This year alone our parish has donated; 160… Read more »

Daughters of Mary and Joseph Thank You

Each year the Religious Order of the Daughters of Mary and Joseph visit.  At our Masses this year Sister Pascazia Kinkuhaire and Sister  Teresa Groth  updated us on how very far they have come with their school and the mission to reach out to the children of Africa.   This year they are very hopeful… Read more »


CONGRATULATIONS! The debt on the JPII Catechetical Center is paid off.  Due to a generous donation, our Fiesta and all of your generosity, the $6.8 million cost is fully paid. Thank you very much!  So, I have good and bad news. The good news is we are planning to put a conference room at our… Read more »

Parish Library

Parish Library  We have over a thousand books to choose from. You can browse the catalog online on the parish web site -> Ministries & Organizations -> English Ministries -> Parish Library. Then click on Library Link near the blue arrow. Experiment with an author’s last name: Nouwen or Merton or Hahn. Or try a keyword,… Read more »

SAVE THE DATE! Looking for Sponsors and Donations!

Gran Fiesta Dinner and Auction Friday, June 2,2017 New Auctioneer Dinner and Dancing Many New AFFORDABLE items to bid on Opportunity drawing We need YOUR help!!!! Please HELP us by donating a NEW and CURRENT item or service If you can’t or hate to shop, consider donating money (Check made out to “St. Mark’s Fiesta… Read more »

Did You Know That St. Mark’s Serve Brother Benno’s Monthly

Each month St. Mark’s has a designated day to serve at Brother Benno’s in Oceanside.  In July we will be serving on the 26th of July.  Many hands make the work go faster and the fellowship is a valued part of serving. Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support… Read more »