Special Needs Ministries in the Diocese of Orange

ST. JULIANA FALCONIERI, FULLERTON

  • Faith Formation and Sacramental Prep
  • Multiple Disability
  • Ages 7-22

ST. JOSEPH, SANTA ANA

  • Faith Formation in both English and Spanish
  • Elementary School age

ST. BONAVENTURE PARISH, HUNTINGTON BEACH

  • Sacramental Prep for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

ST. KILIAN PARISH, MISSION VIEJO

  • Faith Formation and Sacramental Prep
  • Teens with Downs Syndrome

HOLY FAMILY CATHEDRAL, ORANGE

  • The Cathedral Coffee House is part of the Embraced by Love Ministries at Holy Family Cathedral. This is an outreach ministry to all adults, 18 years of age or older, who are developmentally challenged. Our Coffee House Friends meet on the third Thursday of each month, from 6:30-8:00 pm, from September through May. Each evening includes time for fellowship, Gospel sharing with related activities/discussion, and always an arts and craft project. Our group also meets for Mass Together, once a month, on the Sunday following our Thursday night meeting at 5:00 pm. While The Coffee House is Catholic-based, anyone with or without a particular faith expression, is always welcome. For more information, please contact Becky Davis, Pastoral Care Ministry Office at Holy Family Cathedral at 714-639-2900 ext. 210.

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, LAKE FOREST

  • Friends in Faith (For Adults)
  • Socialization
  • Faith Formation and Sacramental Prep

CATHOLIC DEAF COMMUNITY

  • A department of the Diocese of Orange; the Catholic Deaf Community is dedicated to minister to Deaf Catholics and their families. Our office staff is fluent in American Sign Language as well as in Spanish and is sensitive to the unique needs and experiences of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Catholics.