The Loretto House Food Pantry has been designated a COVID -19 Super Pantry, and is open to the public for emergency food assistance Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 am to 3 pm.  Contactless drive-up or Amazon Wish List donations appreciated.  For information, call Angel Ibarra 760-547-0708

Thank You

We have so much to be thankful for as we begin the holiday season! Thank you to our team of committed volunteers and donors who made our “drive-thru” Thanksgiving basket distribution a huge success! This year we were able to provide more than 150 families with a beautiful spread for their holiday meal! Happy thanksgiving, […]

Managing Stress

Are you experiencing stress in 2020? Let’s explore how to manage stress before it manages us! You are invited to join the Mental Health Ministry for a Zoom presentation and discussion exploring ways to cope. Please use this link on Friday, November 20, 2020, at 7:00 PM. It’s helpful if you register in advance for this meeting. […]

Hero Award

On Thursday, November 12, Angel Ibarra and the Social Outreach Department received the Nonprofit Partner Hero Award from the North County Food Bank on behalf of the Mission San Luis Rey Parish Social Outreach team. Angel was honored virtually at the 2020 Community Champion Awards: A Salute to our COVID-19 Heroes. This award honors the […]

Experiencing Stress?

Are you experiencing stress in 2020? Let’s explore how to manage stress before it manages us! You are invited to join the Mental Health Ministry for a free Zoom presentation and discussion exploring ways to cope. Please use this link on Friday, November 20, 2020, at 7:00 PM. It’s helpful if youregister in advance for […]

La gran colección de alimentos para el Día de Acción de Gracias

Cada Día de Acción de Gracias, nuestra parroquia tradicionalmente recolecta y distribuye canastas de alimentos a los necesitados. Este año, comenzaremos con un evento especial de autoservicio.El sábado 14 de noviembre, entre las 10:00 a. M. Y las 3:00 p. M., Venga al estacionamiento entre Loretto House y St. Francis Hall. El ministerio de Promoción […]

Thanksgiving Drive-by Food Collection

Each Thanksgiving, our parish traditionally collects and distributes food baskets to those in need. This year, we’ll start with a special drive-through event. On Saturday, November 14th, between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM, come to the parking lot between the Loretto House and St. Francis Hall. The Social Outreach and Advocacy ministry needs donations from […]

Conciencia Sobre La Violencia Doméstica

ENTENDIENDO LOS HECHOS Alrededor del mundo, los gobiernos han pedido a los residentes que se queden en casa y mitiguen la propagación del COVID-19. Sin embargo, la realidad es que para las víctimas de violencia doméstica, la gran mayoría mujeres y niños, el hogar es un lugar peligroso. Incluso antes del estrés adicional de COVID-19, […]

Domestic Violence Awareness

UNDERSTANDING THE FACTS Around the world, governments have asked residents to stay home and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Yet, the reality is that for domestic violence victims—the vast majority who are women and children—home is a dangerous place. Even before the added stress of COVID-19, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men […]

Living the Gospel of Life

This Week, Catholics & the Death Penalty Creating a culture of life involves prayer, education, and action.   Today, watch the video and consider signing the Pledge4Mercy.  Join more than 25,000 Catholics and people of faith to put an end to the death penalty.  

The Best of Ourselves

The upcoming election offers Catholics a valuable chance to consider how the messages of the Scriptures and the insights of Catholic teaching can be applied to the priority issues of our society. The U.S. Catholic bishops have urged us to recognize the moral and ethical dimensions of the issues and to “to see beyond party […]