St John XXIII Catholic Parish Church in Miramar, FL USA

Parish Ministries

Last Update: March 25, 2019

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT 
Monday through Friday, following the 8:00 AM Mass till 9:00 PM, the Blessed Sacrament is exposed in the Chapel for prayer and adoration.  If you would like to make a commitment for a regular time, for example every Monday or Wednesday at 2pm, please contact Jaime and Rosa Zegarra (954) 392-5672. The Lord is waiting for you.  We need everybody to join in this beautiful prayer so that one day we can make 24 Hour Adoration in our Parish.

ALTAR SERVERS 
Both boys and girls in grades third through twelve, who have received the Sacrament of Holy Communion, can become altar servers.  Contact Person:  Marco Peredo and Rafael Alvarez, contact Parish Office (954) 392-5062.

CHOIRS 
Director - Thomas Castillo
Assistant - Maris D'Argenzio

Men and women who enjoy praising God in song are invited to enhance our Parish liturgical celebrations in the following Masses.: 
5 PM Vigil Mass (English) - Maria D'Argenzio
7 PM Vigil Mass (Spanish) - Tomas Castillo 
8:30 AM Mass (English) - Ankia Bermejo 
10:00 AM Mass (English) - Tomas Castillo
12 Noon (Spanish) - Tomas Castillo
6 PM (English) - Bong & Tet Deato or Grace & Miguel Catalasan
6 PM (Youth) - Maria D'Argenzio
Tuesday 7 PM - Anai Rodriguez

DIVINE MERCY VIGIL
English: 
We meet as a Community in Adoration to Contemplate and Venerate the Image of Jesus of the Divine Mercy, with prayers, songs, the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy, and the meditation of the Diary of Saint Faustina.
Every 2nd Monday of the Month at 8:00 PM in the Chapel. For more information: Contact Parish Office (954) 392-5062.
Español:
Nos reunimos en comunidad a contemplar y venerar la Imagen de Jesús de la Divina Misericordia. Con oraciones, canciones, el rezo de la Coronilla de la Divina Misericordia, la lectura del Diario de Santa Faustina.
Todos los 2nd Lunes del mes a las 8:00 PM en la Capilla. Para más información: Llame a la Oficina Parroquial 954-392-5062.

DISCIPLES OF THE HOLY FAMILY / DISIPULOS DE LA SAGRADA FAMILIA 
Through prayer and self-commitment to God, a woman can save and uplift her family.
For more information, please contact Carolina Malpica (754) 204-4310, Ivan Mosquera (786) 556-4898 and Chantel Lapointe 786-223-5700.

EMMAUS 
Parish–based retreats which invite parishioners to experience God’s unconditional love and dedicated to community-building, witnessing the Good News, worship and prayer.
Contact Persons:
Men’s English Emmaus: Alan Guitar 1(248)765-2242, and
Men’s Spanish Emmaus: Damian Capera (305) 788-5391
Women’s English Emmaus: Arax Rodríguez (786) 797-8747 and Cecilia Caba (917)-586-6467
Women’s Spanish Emmaus: Dora Gomez (305) 318-2849 and Edna Keller (305) 632-8236

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION 
For more information please contact Larry Soriano (954) 646-5708 (Englis) and Roxana Soriano (954) 240-6674.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS 
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal organization founded in 1882. The Knights are dedicated to Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. They are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, with unconditional support to the Church and to families in need. They meet on the First and Second Wednesday of the Month at 7:00 PM
Contact Persons: Mario Santos, Grand Knight – (305) 588-3587.

LECTORS 
Contact Persons: English: Alan Guitar 1(248) 765-2242 and Joy Sirvent (954) 437-7807
Spanish: Berta Cano 954 439-0933 and German Echeverry (954) 499-7915.

LEGION OF MARY 
The Legion of Mary is the largest apostolic organization of lay people in the Catholic Church. Members become instruments of the Holy Spirit through a balanced program of prayer and service. Meetings are held Thursdays at 5:30 PM, in English.
Contact Person:  Georgie Louis 954 547-5368.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP
First Wednesday of the Month after the 8:00 am Mass
Contact Person: Geny Ke

R.C.I.A. (RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS) 
This is the official Church preparation approved by the Conference of Catholic Bishops for adults wishing to become Catholics, or to receive other Sacraments such as Confirmation, Holy Communion, Holy Matrimony or simply who want to know more about the Catholic faith. RCIA is also indicated to those of other Denominations who wish to become Catholic. In Saint John XXIII, RCIA courses are offered in both English and Spanish. 
For registration or for additional information, please contact the Parish Office (954) 392-5062.
Classes begin in September and end with the Easter Celebrations of the Sacraments.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 
Provides continuous yearly religious education and formation programs for students in non-catholic schools from First grade through High School during the regular school year. We also offer school-age Baptismal classes and Special Ed classes. To register your child please call the Parish Office. 
Director: Kathryn Cabrisas contact Parish Office (954) 392-5062. Please read more information on our web, under the title of Religious Education.

RESPECT LIFE (BILINGUAL) 
Last Friday of the Month for The Holy Hour for Life at 7 PM. For more information, please contact Luisa Alonso Cabrera (786) 303-2423 anad Frank Hernandez (646) 520-5275.

ROSARY
Unite our parishioners to Jesus through the hands of the Blessed Virgin Mary by meditating on the events of our salvation history that are present in the Holy Rosary. Group opportunities to pray the rosary. Thursdays at 6:30 PM in English. Tuesdays at 6:30 PM in Spanish. Creole/French call Claudette Richard. For more information, please call our Parish Office: 954-392-5062.

ROSARY MAKING MINISTRY
Contact Person: Josefina Adames (954) 300-8235 and Mayra Cortez (954) 600-7735

SPANISH PRAYER GROUP 
"Unidos por Maria"; Two groups with the same spirituality.
One meets Wednesday at 7: PM, Patricia Aguas Millan (954) 318-1875 the other on Thursday at 10:00 AM., Monica Morales (954) 990-9483 for more information.

SPIRIT OF LIFE CHARISMATIC GROUP/SHALOM:
Contact Person:  Adeline Jean (954) 494-4978, for more information.

ST. PAUL STUDY CLUB
Leader: Father Ernest Biriruka

USHERS MINISTRY 
Men and women who serve as the hand and heart of Christ in welcoming and assisting parishioners and visitors to our family Liturgical celebrations. Ushers are urgently needed in this very special Ministry.
Coordinators: English: Mylrick Lapointe (954) 432-0456; Spanish: Jorge Ibacache (786) 473-9368. Contact our Parish Office 954-392-5062.

WEEKLY DIVINE MERCY: Daily pray of Divine Mercy Chaplet, Monday–Friday at 3 PM in the Chapel.

WOMEN’S CLUB 
Women working together to aid our parish community by fundraising, being parish hostess, having retreats and developing outreach projects. Group meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM. 
Contact Person: Dora Ortiz-Bevan 305-987-1637

YOUTH PRAYER GROUP, YOUNG ADULT, AND PARENT MINISTRY 
The purpose of this Ministry is to guide our Youth through their spiritual, physical, mental and emotional change. These groups provide programs and activities to our youth which help them to grow in the faith and spirituality as well as in their human relations with others. They gain more knowledge of Christ and the Church and thus become more dynamic and committed young Catholics. They meet every other Sunday from 7:00-9:00 PM in the Church (after the 6PM Mass).
Contact Person: Maria Acosta (954) 448-5715, every other Sunday. Contact Person: Monica Ortiz (754) 422-3689 - Young Adults

CARNIVAL COMMITTEE 2019 -  Luis Martinez (305 ) 796-3211

FINANCE COUNCIL - Tony Lara

STEWARDSHIP - George and Milka Gutierrez

TREE OF LIFE - Frances Sadler

WELCOMING COMMITTEE - Zulma Ortiz

SPECIAL EVENTS -  Dora Bevan Ortiz