CHURCH OF THE BEATITUDES OF OUR LORD
13013 Santa Gertrudes Ave.
La Mirada, CA. 90638
562-943-1521


Altar Servers


We prepare and support both young men and young women who wish to serve at the altar

during regular masses, weddings, and other 

events in church.


We have over 60 trained young people from 5th grade though young adult serving regularly. 

 

We enjoy training sessions, monthly meetings, participation in and support of parish events. We welcome all interested to join us.  Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month in the Church from 6:30 - 7:00 PM.


Please contact:

Carl or Eva Sandstrom - 562-902-8376



 

Baptism Preparation - Infant to Adult


Parents desiring the Gift of Baptism for their children are asked to call to schedule a meeting with a Priest or Deacon of the parish. 


After the interview, parents attend our Baptism Preparation Program. 


Baptisms are celebrated with the parish family during our Sunday Masses.


Call Rectory for Appointment (562) 943-1521


 


Bereavement Ministry


Those who have experienced the loss of a loved one are well-served by the compassionate and loving service of our Bereavement Ministry.


These parishioners assist the Parish Office Staff, Priests and Deacons in being present to and guiding grieving families through the planning of the Vigil (Rosary), Mass, Interment (burial) and beyond.


To volunteer, call the Rectory (562) 943-1521


 

Community Together


If you wish to sponsor Coffee and Donuts on Sunday please call Rectory Office (562)943-1521

 

Couples for Christ 


Contact: Nodi and Teri Dizon (714) 875-4775


 

Good Samaritan Pantry


Food Distribution on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month, 4:00 - 4:45 PM in Marron Hall.

Please call the Rectory to register or to volunteer.


(562) 943-1521

 

Lectors


Beatitudes' lectors function as lay ministers in the Eucharistic celebration by proclaiming God's Word to the assembled faith community. It is a priority in our parish to provide a program of formation, practice and growth for women and men who feel called to this ministry. 


For more information you contact: 

Randy and Kate Abad (562) 403-7068

 


Marriage


Our parish is happy to support and celebrate with couples who desire to enter into the The Sacrament of Marriage.  


Our efforts to accompany, challenge, support and pray with you as you prepare for this Sacrament begins with your call to the Rectory. 


Please contact us at least Six Months prior to your desired Wedding Date to begin your preparation. 


Call the Rectory at: 562-9431521

 


Music Ministry

Our parish is blessed with many talented musicians and vocalists who provide beautiful music for our liturgies. But we are always in search of additional members!  Could we be talking about you?  If you would like to assist in this important ministry please reach out to us. 


Contact: Michelle Voss (949) 510-3809


 

Lay Ministers of the Eucharist

As our parish family continues to grow, more people are receiving the body and blood of Christ at Sunday and Weekday Masses. 


Lay women and men are needed to share Jesus by serving as special ministers of the Eucharist.


Opportunities to nourish your brothers and sisters in Christ include: Sunday Masses, Weekday Masses and in visits to the housebound,sick and dying.


A Training and formation course is provided before commissioning as a Eucharistic Minister. 

Let us know if you are interested in helping.


Call Brian or Bonnie Cruelle (562) 696-2977


 

Ministry to the Sick


The purpose of the Ministry of the Sick is to bring Jesus to the sick, to pray, to accompany and to praise God for His mercy and compassion. 


We remember Jesus' passionate love for us and His real presence in the Eucharist. 


We bring our love to the sick and the family of 

the sick.  We encourage them to pray with us.


We go them, as Jesus sent His disciples, 

two by two.


Contact Deacon Mike Hidalgo (562) 355-2758



 

Parish Liturgy and Worship Committee


Did you ever wonder why the weekly liturgies in our parish are so vibrant, so prayerful? Did you ever wonder who helps coordinate the readings, music, environment, the feasts and seasons of the church year so that we might celebrate them more meaningfully and prayerfully?

Behind the scenes is a dedicated group of people called the Worship Committee. They value liturgy and are knowledgeable concerning liturgical documents and traditions. They come together regularly to pray, plan and prepare how to make the gathering of our parish family more meaningful.

Contact: Mary Jo Harbaugh (562) 943-9981


 




Respect Life Ministry

Following the Gospel of Life and the teachings of Roman Catholic Church as expressed in the Office of Life, Justice and Peace of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles; this ministry engages parishioners in works of life, justice and peace.  Our mission is to educate, inform and offer opportunities to witness to the value of all human life from natural conception to natural death. 


For more information contact the rectory or Rosemary Lozano (562)943-0318.


 

Ministry of Hospitality and Safety/Ushers

Mission Statement: To greet members and guests as they enter the church and offer assistance to find seating. Take up the collection during mass and select a family to take up the gifts. Assist the congregation in receiving Holy Communion and attend to those who are ill and may need special attention. Assist the other ministries of the church if there is a special mass or as needed. Distribute parish bulletins at the end of mass


Joe Gibbons (562) 943-4990



Annulments - a ministry of healing. 

(Declaration of a non-sacramental bond)

 

If you or someone you know has experienced the pain of the death of a Marriage (divorce); the Church provides a healing process to examine ones freedom to enter into a following Sacramental Marriage.


For more information please contact:

Deacon Mike Hidalgo (562) 355-2758