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As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God's varied grace. — 1 Peter 4:10
ALPHA – St. Juan Diego
A course on Christian spirituality presented in a Catholic context. The course is offered once per year, usually beginning in February. Classes are 1 1/2 hours, once per week for 10 weeks. There is a retreat mid-way through the course.
Sally 602.686.4545 firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen 480.540.3639 email@example.com
Altar Servers – Youth
An opportunity for the parish youth to assist the Priest and Deacon who preside at Mass. Must be at least in fourth grade and have received 1st Communion and Confirmation.
St. Juan Diego: Robert Benda 720.891.0808
St. Mary English: Fr. Elario 480.963.3207
St. Mary Spanish: Fr. Edgardo 480.963.3207
A service ministry that coordinates cleaning of the church linens, the annual Daughters of Mary Breakfast and the Adoration schedule at St. Mary’s as well as the Gift Shops.
Art & Environment
Decorate the church (mostly during weekdays) according to the seasons, holy days and feasts of the liturgical calendar, especially during Christmas and Easter.
St. Mary: Emma Cereceres 480.726.7693
St. Juan Diego: Mary Dluzen 630.479.9300
Christina Campbell 602.577.9175
Couples for Christ
Francis Cruz 480.213.6652
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Practicing Catholics in good standing with the Catholic Church may participate in Liturgical Ministries.
St. Juan Diego: Jocelyn John firstname.lastname@example.org
Greeters For Mass
We minister to those who have suffered a loss through death, walking the journey with the bereaved by assisting the family with the funeral planning and at the funeral Mass. We offer support groups, memorial Mass and follow-up.
St. Mary: Lenor Montemayor 480.415.3734
St. Juan Diego: Sandy Davaz 602.697.7862
Health & Wellness Ministry
This ministry is a health resource for parishioners. We coordinate learning sessions to help you find answers to your health-related questions and to point you in the right direction to obtain care.
Warren Pitman 480.431.2945
Knights of Columbus
The Knights host numerous functions to support the Church, country, community an Parish.
Fr. Patterson Council #3121
Grand Knight John Weindorf 480.785.4984
Legion of Mary
The Legion of Mary is a world-wide association of Catholic men and women who offer their services to their pastor to aid him in performing apostolic works in the parish.
Mary Queen of Families Praesidium – St. Mary
Xavier Gonzalez 602.448.3169
Men’s Group / That Man is You
Welcome to all men. Two sessions per year meet on Saturdays, 6:30 AM-8:30 AM in St. Mary’s Patterson Center.
Dcn. Dr. Joe Ryan 480.507.0040
If you sing or play an instrument, there is music for all tastes.
Our Lady of Peñafrancia
Devotions to Our Lady of Peñafrancia – weekly Mass, Christmas Novena & Feast Day Novena and Mass.
Rose Cavagnaro 602.850.1478
Perpetual Adoration – St. Mary
Please consider spending an hour per week with Our Lord in St. Mary’s Adoration Chapel.
Cherise Bennett 480.620.8853
Pew Ministry – St. Juan Diego
Rosalie Inocencio 480.883.8339
Now more than ever we must become the voice for our unborn brothers and sisters. If you wish to become active in the pro-life movement and truly make a difference in saving the lives of our babies, please contact us.
St. Mary: Delia Tobin 480.510.2312
We would like to invite you to join our group at SJD. Dedicated to the protection of all life from birth through natural death, we are an active ministry that promotes and supports all Pro-Life activities.
St. Juan Diego: Connie Rosinski 480.760.5630
Silent Strength Prayer Group
Please join us in prayer for loved ones who’ve fallen away from their faith every Saturday from 9:30-10:30 AM in St. Juan Diego Chapel (enter from South door). Just come and pray with us!
Deborah Burgesser 480.318.5860
Singles Bible Study
Marty Reilly 480.399.1942
St. Michael the Archangel Prayer Room
Individual prayer for physical & emotional healing, 6:30 PM-8 PM, every Thursday (except the second Thur. of the month) in St. Mary’s Parish Office.
Isabel Coria 480.963.3207 Ext. 125
St. Vincent de Paul
We provide emergency food and other assistance to those who cannot help themselves. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-11:30 AM.
Margaret Ryan 480.814.7778