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Faith Formation (Catechetical Ministry or Religious Education) helps us learn and grow, developing a life-long relationship with Jesus Christ. Sacramental preparation is offered for children and adults. Mission San Luis Rey Parish and Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center offer programs for all ages. Registration for children’s RE is closed for the 2019-2020 school year. Click here for the latest news in our EDUCATION NEWS blog.

Faith Formation K- 8 Office Hours
Tues. 9 am‐1 pm & 5 pm‐9 pm
Wed.‐Sat. 9 am‐4 pm; Sun. 7:30 am‐1 pm

Parent Handbooks

English
Spanish

Pre-K through 8th Calendars

Confirmation / Young Adults Calendars

RCIA (Adult Initiation)

Thinking about being baptized? Want to finish your sacraments? Called to look at the Catholic Faith? Been away a while? What’s changed? Join us as men and women at all stages of their faith journey come together in a non-threatening and non-pressured atmosphere to learn more about the Catholic Church. Call Mary Dorso at 760-721-7200

Adult Bible Study

Bible Study programs are offered in English and Spanish during the year, often as preparation for Lent or Christmas. Please check our Parish Google Calendar and our Events page for upcoming dates.

Mission Retreat Center

Mission San Luis Rey offers retreats, programs, and events for families and adults. Click for the latest information on current offerings.

Meet Our Faith Formation Team


Bro. Javier “Tito” Garcia, OFM, MDiv : Director of Faith Formation

Bro. Javier “Tito” Garcia, OFM, MDiv

Director of Faith Formation

760-547-0712
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Bro. Javier “Tito” Garcia, OFM, MDiv

Director of Faith Formation
Bro. Javier "Tito" Garcia Marquez was born in San Juan de Los Lagos, Jalisco in Mexico. He is the 9th child of Teresa Marquez and Jose de Jesus Garcia, a farmworker. His parents are immigrants, originally from the highlands of the state of Jalisco. He had eighteen brothers and sisters (thirteen alive). Bro. Tito was educated in Mexico and the United States in both Catholic and public schools. He graduated from the Franciscan School of Theology, receiving a Masters of Divinity. He is happy to start working for Father Vince and all the people at this parish. He loves to makes greetings cards and donate them and loves to collect canceled postage stamps. Please remember him when you see them. Please stop and introduce to him so he can start knowing each one of you. He loves to watch movies, eat, and travel. He loves to visit old buildings and castles. Please keep him in your prayers.
Sandra Dominguez : Administrative Assistant

Sandra Dominguez

Administrative Assistant

760-547-0716
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Sandra Dominguez

Administrative Assistant
Natalie Ibarra : Coordinator of Youth / Young Adult Ministry

Natalie Ibarra

Coordinator of Youth / Young Adult Ministry

(760) 547-0702
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Natalie Ibarra

Coordinator of Youth / Young Adult Ministry