Ministries

ANNULMENT ASSISTANCE

Anyone (Catholic or non-Catholic) who was previously married and who wants to remarry in the Catholic church should discuss the circumstances of their former marriage to determine if an annulment or nullification of the previous marriage is necessary.

CONTACT: Mrs. Helen Gulliver or Mrs. Rita Haeusler at 818-766-3838.

ALTAR SERVERS

Boys and girls who are in the 4th grade and up are encouraged to volunteer for the Altar Server Ministry which assists the priests, deacon, and sacristans at Daily and Sunday Masses.

          CONTACT:  Father Jeff Baker at frjeffbaker@gmail.com or 818-766-3838.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK

Available on request in the event of a serious illness or medical emergency any hour of the day or night.                           Please call 818-766-3838.

BAPTISMAL CATECHESIS

For Saint Charles Borromeo parishioners, Baptism preparation classes must be attended by parents and godparents of the child(ren) to be baptized. Pre-registration is necessary. Baptisms are by appointment on Sundays at 2:00 pm. 

CONTACT: The Parish Center Office at (818) 766-3838.

BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY

The Bereavement Support Group is available to comfort those who mourn, and offer hope to those struggling to find their way. Meetings are generally held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Center.

CONTACT: Clare Darden at 818-761-1977. 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTRY

For any parishioner wishing to become and Extraordinary (Eucharistic) Minister to administer the Sacrament of the Eucharist at our Masses, please contact Lisa Castleton at lisa_castleton@hotmail.com.

HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP - The Way

The Way is a Parish ministry group supporting our youth in high school. For more information please contact Matthew Arias at 818-261-3349 or Karla Ibarra at 818-766-3838. You can also email to thewaystcharles@gmail.com.

LECTORS

Our lectors serve our Parish Community by proclaiming the Word of God at all Masses. If you are interested in becoming a lector, please contact Ms. Terry Ruiz at 818-768-6740 or therooz1@aol.com.

MUSIC MINISTRY

Our Music Ministry consists of our Adult Choir, three Contemporary Ensembles, our Children's Choir (composed of St. Charles School students), and our Spanish Choir. Our music schedule is as follows:                                                                  Saturday Vigil (5:00 pm), Sunday 7:15 & 8:30 am Masses:  Cantor and Congregational singing                                  Sunday 10:00 am Mass:  Adult Choir (summer break July and August)                                                                          Sunday 11:30 am & 1:00 pm Masses:  Contemporary Ensemble                                                                                   Sunday 3:00 pm Mass:  Spanish Choir                                                                                                                         Sunday 5:00 pm Mass:  Contemporary Ensemble                                                                                                            For more information about our Music Ministry or how to be involved, please contact our Music Director Jim Drollinger at 818-766-3838. To find out more about our Adult Choir, please click on the link below.

St. Charles Borromeo Choir

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING

Please contact Mr. and Mrs. Aaron and Michele Kezele regarding Natural Family Planning at 559-905-0819. To sign up for classes, please visit www.ccli.org.

PASTORAL MINISTRY TO THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND

For parishioners who are sick and homebound and wish to have Holy Communion brought to them on a one-time or regular scheduled basis.

CONTACT: Mary Genova at (818) 954-8955.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

The Prayer Shawl Ministry meets in the Parish Center on the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 am to 12 noon.  Everyone with basic knitting or crocheting skills is welcome. Please bring size 11 or 13 knitting needles or a size N crochet hook. Yarn will be provided, but you can bring your own if you prefer. Please come and help us make shawls that will bring special comfort to the seriously ill and the bereaved.

RESPECT LIFE MINISTRY

We work with the Pregnancy Counseling Center of Mission Hills to provide pregnancy or post-abortion counseling and resources with a 24-hour Option Line at 800-395-HELP(4357). The phone number for the Pregnancy Counseling Center is 818-895-2500. Please also visit www.pregnanthelp4u.org or www.priestsforlife.org.

SACRISTANS

Our sacristans provide and invaluable service to our church by preparing the sanctuary, assisting priests, and guiding altar servers for each liturgical celebration. To find out more about this ministry, please contact our Head Sacristan, Mr. James Surtees, at 818-486-2083 or jimmyguitarjr@hotmail.com.

SENIOR CITIZEN MINISTRY

Our Senior Citizen Ministry provides support and activities for our elderly parishioners. For more information, please contact Sr. Yvette Perrault, RSM, our Ministry Coordinator at 818-766-3838 ext. 307.

ST. CHARLES HEALTH MINISTRY

Our St. Charles Health Ministry meets on the first Wednesday of every at 7:00 pm in the Parish Center. Contact Ms. Kathy Scheid at 818-761-0922 for more information.

TROUBLED MARRIAGES, RETROUVAILLE

For assistance regarding troubled marriages, please contact Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Esther Stewart at 800-470-2230. You may also visit www.retrouvaille.org or www.foryourmarriage.org.

USHERS, MINISTRY OF HOSPITALITY

Our ministers of hospitality are essential in assisting our congregants at our liturgical celebrations. To find out how to join the team, please contact Mr. Mark VanCleve at 818-472-7103 or mvanc62@aol.com.

YOUNG ADULTS - The Vine

The Vine is our young adult organization. The Vine meets every Thursday at 7:00 pm in the Holy Family Service Center across the street from the Church. Holy Hour is at 8:30 pm. For more information, please visit The Vine's Facebook page www.facebook.com/TheVineNoHo or e-mail stcharlesyoungadults@gmail.com.



SAINT CHARLES BORROMEO CATHOLIC CHURCH
10800 Moorpark St. (Lankershim Blvd. at Moorpark St.)
North Hollywood, CA 91602-2206
Phone:
(818) 766-3838
http://www.SCBNH.com
Fr. Jose Magaña, Pastor