At the time of a loved one’s death, we rely on faith, family and friends to help us through the grieving process. This group meets monthly on the 1st Monday at 7:30 pm and/or the 3rd Monday at 2:00 pm and offers an introduction to the process of grief, prayer support and a chance to talk about how things are progressing (or not) with you and your family. For more information please contact Betty Coburn-Kopko.
Youth organization dedicated to forming young men as future leaders and to learn more about the outdoors through camping trips and other activities. They meet each Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall from August to June. For more information please contact Darrin Kerwin.
Council of Catholic Women (CCW)
Under the guidance of Our Lady of Good Council the CCW supports, empowers and educates all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service through volunteering and donations. They work with the Archbishop and Bishops of Florida helping the needy on the parish and diocesan level, and serve as a medium through which Catholic women in Florida may speak and act on matters of public interest. The CCW is affiliated with the Venice Diocese CCW (VDCCW), the Florida Council (FCCW) and the National Council (NCCW). For information contact Peggy Thomas. To join, please fill out an application found in the Church Lobby.
Covenant of Love Date Night
Married couples come together on a Saturday evening for prayer, fellowship, formation, fun and most importantly, one-on-one time that helps provide the space and time to build the intimacy we’re all looking for in our marriages. By providing practical tools to live out God’s plan for marriage, it allows ordinary couples to reconnect and refocus on what’s important, as well as imparts practical wisdom to become the husband and wife God desires them to be. For more information contact Tom and Kelly Mamott.
Divorce Support Group
Find healing as only God can provide. The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide is a 12-week program that provides plenty of resources as well as a safe, supportive environment to help you recover from your divorce. New sessions begin shortly after each 12-week group of sessions ends. For more information, contact Vicki Minervini.
Knights of Columbus # 11177 website: http://kofc11177.org/home.html
The K of C is an international fraternal and service organization of Catholic men who are committed to charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Their primary goal is to support the church community through family-oriented activities and programs. Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church. The Knights meet every first Monday at 7:30 pm in the Parish Hall. For information contact Grand Knight Jack Pounds.
Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary
The Ladies Auxiliary lends support to the Knights in their fund-raising activities, dinners, charitable works and social occasions. Membership is open to all women of the parish. The “Lady Knights” meet every first Monday at 7:30 pm in the Parish Hall. For information contact Michelle Pescatrice.
Marriage Preparation – FOCCUS Support Couples
FOCCUS (Facilitate Open Couple Communication Understanding & Study) married couples work along the pastor ministering to engaged couples using the FOCCUS program to help them with communication skills in preparation for marriage. We are currently seeking married couples to participate. For information contact the Parish Office 283-9501.
Middle School and High School Youth Ministry
Brings teens together to expand their faith and friendship with activities including meetings, prayer, games and group events, as well as giving community assistance and other projects such as selling Sunday newspapers outside of the Church each weekend. The Youth Group meets 1st and 3rd Fridays in the Parish Hall. For information contact Michael and Aileen Vasquez.