Serve The World
See how several of our parishioners have been called to serve the world. Join them and others in doing God's work throughout the world.
Friends and Helpers of Madre Berenice (FHMB)
FHMB was started by Betty Matteson, Katie Brown and other long-time parishioners who in 2003 travelled to Ecuador as pilgrims. Over the years they continued to visit Ecuador and established their non-profit organization in 2006. Their mission is inspired by the teaching of Jesus, and the call to have a preferential love of the poor, FHMB was organized to provide help and support to the missionaries of Ecuador. Assistance is given by acquiring healthcare and educational supplies, clothing, and funds to supplement the services of the missionaries. Members witness the love of God by visiting and getting to know and serve the people personally. Learn more in this ministry highlight.
It's that time of year again to support FHMB at their annual pasta dinner...
Monday March 4 from 4 - 8 pm in the Parish Hall. Tickets are $15.
Join us for our annual Friends & Helpers of Madre Berenice fundraiser for our Ecuador missions. There will be dinner, music, raffles, and auctions. All proceeds will benefit Damien House and student scholarships.
Food Packaging Event & Fiesta
In collaboration with Friends and Family Community Connection, we recently assembled 57,600 meal for the poor of Tanzania, Haiti, San Diego and Casa de los Pobres in Mexico - all in two hours.
Weren't able to join us but still want to support the effort? Please consider helping us cover the $12,500 cost for the food packaging ingredients. You may contribute online or bring or mail a check to the parish office. Makes checks out to Saint Brigid Parish and note “Food Packaging” in the memo line. Your donation is greatly appreciated!
For more information on this wonderful day of service and how you can support our next event, contact Caroline Kelner via email or phone (858-761-7744). Learn more about service to Casa de los Pobres in this Ministry Highlight.
Grupo de Veinte
Grupo de Veinte (group of twenty) was started by Jim and Cece Simon, long-time parishioners. They began this journey in 2005 when they walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain and were inspired to be of service to people of South America. From there they began going on mission trips to Ecuador and Peru and in 2012 established their non-profit organization. Grupo de Veinte's mission is to support the religious communities which include the Priest, Sisters and Missionaries who provide medical needs, health and educational assistance to the people residing in the remote, high mountain regions of Peru and Ecuador, South America.
There are many ongoing ways and places to serve at St. B’s! Click here to learn more.