Pastoral Council


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The purpose of this committee is to enhance and encourage worship of God in our faith community, and to stimulate and strengthen personal, communal, and spiritual growth.

Committee Chair: Kathy Arciero
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Staff Director: Douglas Lynn
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Secretary: Brenda Estigoy
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Altar Linen Care

The upkeep of small church linens, purificators, corporals and towels.

Anna Meyers
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Bereavement Ministry

Members provide future and immediate funeral liturgy planning, assist in funeral liturgies, host receptions and walk with the bereaved through their season of grief.

Sr. Maureen Brown
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Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs

Group provides opportunities for interaction with the faith communities of other denominations.

Regina Aulisio
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Environment & Art

Members provide liturgically suitable surroundings, flowers, wall hangings and arrangement of space.

Kathy Arciero
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Eucharistic Adoration

The Blessed Sacrament Chapel is open Monday through Friday from 6:30am-7:30pm.


Interior Design

In preparation for the construction of our sanctuary, this committee is studying the guidelines for interior worship spaces as well as visiting recently built or remodeled churches. In accordance with Diocesan regulations, they will be working with a liturgical design consultant and the architects as the project progresses.

Pat & Phil Goscienski
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Liturgical Ministers

These are opportunities for those who wish to serve as altar servers, Eucharistic ministers, readers, sacristans, or hospitality ministers. Training provided.

Douglas Lynn
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Liturgical Music

Members of Adult, Children's and Paschal Choirs contribute liturgically appropriate and inspirational music by singing and by playing musical instruments.

Douglas Lynn
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St. Thomas More Catholic Church
1450 South Melrose Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 758-4100