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

Hunger is a Reality

Jesus told us that whatever we did for one of these least brothers of his we did for him. Reflect on the challenge of global hunger— it is a reality for millions of our sisters and brothers, even in our own community. If you have never given to our parish food pantry, we invite you […]

Loreto House

Loreto House, our food pantry, is one of the organizations supported by Catholic Charities. Following the example of Jesus who “came not to be served but to serve”, Catholic Charities is supported by the Annual Catholic Appeal in its effort to promote the dignity of the human person and its commitment to the Judeo-Christian vision […]

Casa Loreto

Casa Loreto, nuestra despensa de alimentos, es una de las organizaciones apoyadas por Caridades Católicas. Siguiendo el ejemplo de Jesús, quien “no vino a ser servido, sino a servir” Caridades Católicas es apoyada por el Llamado Católico Anual en su esfuerzo de promover la dignidad de la persona humana, y el compromiso a la visión […]

Programas Sociales

¡Gracias por todas sus generosas donaciones a nuestra despensa de alimentos! ¡El mes pasado (enero de 2021), tuvimos 442 visitas a nuestra despensa de alimentos sirviendo a más de 272 familias durante todo el mes! Recuerde que estamos abiertos de martes a jueves de 9 am a 3 pm para entrega de donaciones sin contacto. […]

Social Outreach Update

Thank you for all your generous donations to our food pantry! Last month (January 2021), we had 442 visits to our food pantry serving more than 272 families throughout the entire month! Please remember that we are open Tuesday-Thursday from 9 am-3 pm for contactless donation drop off. Our Amazon Wishlist ( is updated regularly with […]

Walk for Life Events

Announcing a week of San Diego Walk for Life events! The Catholic Community of the Diocese of San Diego visibly comes together to ask our society to change its policy to support life. There are masses, webinars, a car caravan to show our support to change public policy. Find out more at this link.

Meet Our Micro-Pantry

A NEW WAY TO GIVE Through a partnership with Enactus, a service-learning group at Point Loma Nazarene University, there is now a micro-pantry right here at Mission San Luis Rey Parish. Those facing food insecurity can come to our food pantry after hours or on weekends. Our guests have the option to self-select non-perishable food […]

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 […]