Swim Team season will soon be getting underway and the SJE Parish Swim Team will be competing in the San Fernando Valley Catholic Swim League. Your support of the swim team will help make it the best in the league. Information about league meets and how kids 4-14 years-old can sign-up for the swim team is available on the swim team website.
Make your donations through our Online Giving system which is available now to help you meet your stewardship goals. It's easy to set-up an online account and establish your giving schedule. And not only will you be able to take advantage of the benefits of using your credit/debit card or bank account, but you will be helping us improve our overall stewardship program.
Together in Mission is an important program that keeps many of the needy parishes and schools in our Archdiocese open to serve their communities and fulfill the important mission of the Church. As a parish, we are challenged with a commitment to meet the needs of the program and we call all parish families to share in supporting this worthwhile cause.
The St. John Eudes Gift Shop is here to assist in personal religious growth and to help develop a deeper sense of the Catholic faith. We offer an extensive selection of statues, bibles, prayer cards, rosaries, books, candles, crosses/crucifixes, greeting cards and more - including specialty items to help celebrate liturgial seasons such as Christmas or Easter. You are invited to visit our Gift Shop and view the many religious articles and publications available.
Pregnant? Need help? Don't know what to do? Today there are many resources available to help a mother in need. And the Pregnancy Counseling Center is there for you. The Center serves all the communities in and around the San Fernando Valley - and free help is available. So if you’re pregnant, or think you’re pregnant, and need help, visit their website and get more information about the help that is available. It’ll be the best decision you can make for your baby and you.
We are called to join in Pope Benedict’s Prayer for the Unborn to pray that society will soon come to understand that the existance of an unborn child is more than “an accumulation of biological material but rather of a new living being, dynamic and marvelously ordered, a new individual of the human species.”
If Our Lord is calling you or someone you know to a vocation, take the next step to find out more. Contact one of our deacons or priests for more information regarding vocations.
What is marriage? Are a man and a woman really essential to marriage? What about the child, and the role of mothers and fathers? Is it discriminatory to defend marriage as the union of one man and one woman? What impact does the redefinition of marriage have on religious liberty? These are just a few of the many questions about marriage today. They all hinge upon the first question: What is marriage? When the answer to this question is understood, everything else falls into its proper place.
Help support the Respect Life activities of the Church to end abortion and to make the world realize that human life is a precious gift from God; that each person who receives this gift has responsibilities toward God, self and others; and that society, through its laws and social institutions, must protect and nurture human life at every stage of its existence.
You don’t have to discover everything about how to care for your marriage on your own. Learn from the experience of other married couples, spiritual leaders, and experts in the field of marriage and relationships.
Your prayers for special intentions for the poor around the world are needed to help all those affected by events and circumstances that cause many suffering and pain.
Catholic Charities USA is the national office for local Catholic Charities agencies and affiliates nationwide. Catholic Charities USA provides strong leadership and support to enhance the work of local agencies in their efforts to reduce poverty, support families, and empower communities.