Family Services Overview

The Office at Pastoral Care supports the Diocese of Orange to foster and promote a family perspective in church and society. The main function of this office is to coordinate diocesan programs that will provide training and support to those ministering in the parish pastoral care ministries that serve families in all stages.


• Addiction Prevention

• Adoption and Foster Care

• Bereavement

• Caregiving

• Crisis Pregnancy

• Divorced, Separated, and Widowed

• Domestic Violence Awareness

• Families Experiencing Loss

• Grief Support

• Hope and Healing after Abortion

• Marriage Enrichment

• Marriage Preparation

• Mental Health Awareness

• Ministry to the Sick and Homebound

• Natural Family Planning

• Newly Married

• Parenting

• Seniors

• Suicide Prevention

• Whole Person Care


Linda Ji, Director



Esther Ramirez, Program Coordinator