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 www.stmarksrcc.org -> 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 »

Christmas Food Drive

Christmas Food Drive We have begun our annual Christmas Food Drive to help the needy in our community. There are receptacles at the entrances of the church for non-perishable food items. To arrange to donate a frozen turkey or to make a monetary donation, please stop by the parish office during the week.

Homeless Shelter

Good afternoon St. Mark’s Angels, Homeless Shelter time is almost here! Some have asked about the shelter so I hope to bring you up to date on its current status. Patrick and I attended the start-up meeting and I have to admit to being a little disappointed. Our division, “North County Inland”, begins welcoming their… Read more »