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 and High School RE is opening soon for the 2020-2021 school year. Click here for the latest news in our EDUCATION NEWS blog.

Faith Formation K- 8 Office Hours

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: OFFICE CLOSED. Please call and leave a message on our phone and we will return your call as soon as possible.

First Communion Preparation

First Communion Frequently Asked Questions
Primera Comunión Preguntas Frecuentes

Eucharistic Review: English Video
Repaso de Eucharistia: Spanish Video

High School Registration

High School Registration: Click for English PDF
Inscripción en la escuela secundaria: haga clic para el PDF en español

Parent Handbooks

English 2019-2020
Spanish 2019-2020

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

Meet Our Faith Formation Staff


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
Judy Torres : Administrative Assistant

Judy Torres

Administrative Assistant

760-547-0715
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Judy Torres

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