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Pastoral Ministries

Cerebral Palsy Home Ministry - Cerebral Palsy Home ministers bring the Word of God and the Eucharist to the residents of the Cerebral Palsy home on Westlake Blvd. each Sunday. Contact Deacon John/Paula Kruer (818)991-3915 X104 or e-mail

Prayer Shawl Ministry -Our mission is to bring comfort to Parish members and their families during difficult times. We endeavor to do this by knitting and crocheting shawls, lap blankets, prayer squares and bracelets. As we create we pray. Once the creation is complete, it is blessed by Father Jarlath and delivered by a ministry member. Our ministry was established in May 2011 and we have already provided dozens of items for parishoners in need. If you would like information on joining our ministry, or have a need for would like information on joining our ministry, please contact Margaret Santangelo at

818-706-3110. Click here for pictures of our group at work.

Detention Ministry - – St. Max Detention Ministers bring a Catholic presence to the women confined at Conservation Camp #13 to establish relationships, teach religion and prepare candidates for the sacraments. Contact Joan De Spain (818) 883-9810 for Camp 13 Women's Detention Ministry.

Prayer Chain - Prayers and Intentions can be submitted by the website submission page found here, or by contacting our Parish Center (818) 991-3915 or by e-mail at If you participate in social media join your prayers with the prayers of others in our community with the following hash tags #SMKPrays or #PraySMK.

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