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S.H.I.N. E. (Catholic Singles Having Inspirational New Experiences)

  • Why: Singles supporting singles - 40 and above men and women who are widowed, divorced, separated, and never married, and who are Catholic or interested in becoming Catholic, in a positive, helpful, social setting.
  • Contact:

    Thursday Women's Catholic Bible Study - Members meet on Thursday mornings for fellowship and Bible Study (September - June). For information contact Lisa Maxey at (818) 706-1954 or 2019-2020 Registration Form

    Small Faith Communities - In this program small groups of parishioners meet weekly or bi-weekly in members' homes. After sharing a light potluck meal, they read the Gospel for the coming Sunday and discuss its meaning for living a faith-centered life. A workbook helps guide the discussion. For information contact Greg or Jamie Taylor at (805) 496-9725.

    Communications -An"E-Mail Blast" is sent out the first week of every month with upcoming events and St. Max news. If you are interested in receivening this email please contact Norm Lamarra at

    Cub Scout Pack 227 - This group is chartered by our parish and meets twice a month in O'Reilly Hall. For over 80 years, Cub Scouts have been having the time of their lives making new friends and learning new things in an environment designed to help them succeed. From building his own Pinewood Derby car to learning how to roast the perfect marshmallow with his best friends at a family campout, your child will LOVE being a Cub Scout. So if he's in the first through fifth grades, or 7 to 10 years old, then it's time for him to have some fun … with the Cub Scouts! For more information email the troop at

    Hospitality - The Hospitality Ministry is a committee formed through our Community Life Commission. This committee provides coffee and doughnuts after the Sunday Masses. They also provide fingerfood and baked goods for parish events. To help with this ministry contact David Valentino at or Kathy Turner at To volunteer for to help with hospitality please complete this Hospitality Committee Volunteer Form. If you are one of our ministries seeking hospitality at your parish-wide event please complete and submit the following form.

    Linen Ministry - Help keep our church linens crisp and clean. Contact Polly Toohey at

    Men's Club - The Men's Club provides a four-part program to support the men of our parish that includes Social, Spiritual, Service and Support components. The Men's Cub meets monthly on Monday evenings. For information please see the church bulletin or contact the Men's Club president Bob Furgala:

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