Pastoral Council

Marriage and Family Life

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The purpose of this ministry is to achieve a more meaningful expression of Catholic belief by preserving and fostering the dignity and sacred value of the first and most basic community to which every person belongs, the family.

Chairs: Caleb & Sheila McKinley
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Bringing the Celebration Home

Organizes liturgically-focused workshops and activities that can be celebrated at home.

Erin Barela
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Diocesan Liaison

Brings Marriage & Family Life Updates from the Diocese to the Parish..

Andrea Spencer
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Family Services

Support is offered here for troubled marriages through Retrouvaille and annulment support.

Rev. Michael Ratajczak
760-758-4100 x100
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Marriage Preparation

This program offers Pre-Cana workshops, Engaged Encounter weekend and Evenings for the Engaged.

Rev. Michael Ratajczak
760-758-4100 x100
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Moms & Kids

Provides ongoing moms and kids (newborn through elementary school) meet-ups for friendship and fun.

Natalia Sada & Emily Beckman
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Widows & Widowers

Peer group offers monthly social activities and support.

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