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 Parish Leader Resources

If you are in Life, Justice & Peace ministry at your parish, thank you. We're here to support you.

The mission of the Church is evangelization. So our mission as Life, Justice & Peace leaders is to evangelize Christ as we encounter Him in the most vulnerable in our communities. 

We hope to equip you as missionary disciples to be the best leaders you can be.

1. Form Your Leadership

Read Archbishop Gomez's Pastoral Letter: For Greater Things You Were Born​ (En Español​)
Download the Discussion Questions ​and discuss with your Life, Justice, and Peace ministry

2. Create An Effective Ministry

Read our tips as a parish team:

Parish Ministry: Beginning a Ministry

Parish Ministry: Tabling

Parish Ministry: Best practices for promotion

Parish Ministry: How to plan a small event

Parish Ministry: Leaders working together

Parish Ministry: Lessons Learned

3. Schedule A Leadership Training

Our Parish Leadership Developer Gina De Los Santos and Associate Director Adrian Flores will come to your parish and train your group how to be effective leaders. Schedule a meeting today! 

Call 213-637-7690 or email​.

 Upcoming Regional Leadership Meetings 

Join us for our annual Life, Justice, and Peace Leadership Trainings in the month of August and September! Invite friends and fellow parish leaders. We will equip parish leaders with the tools and strategy to inform and guide parishioners on how they can make an Impact in 2020! 
New | Spanish Meeting 
Thursday, August 8th 7-9pm
St. Vincent de Paul Center
2333 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
San Pedro Region
Wednesday, August 14th 7-9pm
St. Philomena Catholic Church
21900 Main St. 
Carson, CA 90745
Location: Parish Hall B
Special Guest: Bishop Marc Trudeau
San Fernando Region
Friday, August 16th 7-9pm
St. Mel Catholic Church
20870 Ventura Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Location: Parish Center
Special Guest: Bishop Alex Aclan
OLA Region
Tuesday, August 20th 7-9pm
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
10750 Ohio Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Location: Parish Hall

Santa Barbara Region
Saturday, August 24th 10am-12pm
St. Raphael Catholic Church
5444 Hollister Ave. 
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Location: Parish Hall
San Gabriel Region
Wednesday, September 4th 7-9pm
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
344 W. Workman St.
Covina, CA 91723
Location: Parish Hall 
Special Guest: Bishop David O’Connell

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