St. Junipero Serra Catholic School

Outreach Ministries
Where You Will Find The True Heart Of Our School.

St. Serra’s Outreach Ministries is where we connect our community with our faith.  Our Catholic faith is the core of our identity and it defines who we choose to be.  It is through God’s grace that we are able to serve - to give back to those in need, and to encourage hope and kindness to others so that they may see Christ in us.  Please join us in the many different avenues of our Outreach Ministries to be a part of our faith-filled family, to come together in prayer, service, friendship, and to stand SerraStrong.


SerraStrong in Prayer

Partners in Prayer

Please join us as we pray for our fellow St. Serra families.  You can join our partners in prayer list to receive prayer requests and praise reports from families in our St. Serra Community by emailing partnersinprayer@serraschool.org or CLICK HERE.

Prayer Requests

Prayer requests and Praise reports can be emailed to partnersinprayer@serraschool.org, or CLICK HERE to submit your prayer request or Praise report conveniently online. Our Partners in Prayer members and our Parent Rosary group will be praying for your special intentions.  Should you need any further assistance such as meals we are here to help you!

Parent Rosary

Everyone is welcome! If it has been a while since you last prayed the Rosary, we will help refresh your memory; or if you are unfamiliar with praying the Rosary, we will gladly teach you. It is a beautiful way to start your day. We meet on Fridays at 7:50 a.m. in the St. Serra Chapel. Please contact Veronica Thompson at rvklthompson@cox.net with any questions.

Serra Cares Ministry

Serra Cares was created to love and support our St. Serra families.  If your family is in need of support due to family illness, loss of a loved one, or a joyous event like welcoming a new baby home we want to support you.  We can help connect families to carpooling or meal coordination. If you would like to help with this ministry or have a request, please contact us at pto-outreach@serraschool.org.


Parent Faith Formation

A Moment in Time for Moms Book Study
Join us as we begin our study of Sacred Marriage, written by Gary Thomas. CLICK HERE for more information or to register for this event.

Lenten Retreat
St. Serra’s Lenten Retreat is a beautiful tradition at St. Serra. More Information to come before Spring 2020.


Faith in Action

Connecting our families and children through service
We are connecting with our Parishes and Community to find opportunities for our families to serve.  Our goal is for students of all ages to be able to serve with their families, be involved in and celebrate our Faith in Action. 

NEW! Parent Volunteer Hours: Parent volunteers can count up to 10 hours of parish-related service (such as in the parish food pantries) toward St. Serra service hours, and up to 5 hours of non-parish-related service (such as Faith in Action projects) toward St. Serra Service hours.

Here are our upcoming Faith in Action Opportunities (see below for additional details about each event):

February - Isaiah House, OC Armory Emergency Shelter
March - St Kilian Mobile Pantry, OC Armory Emergency Shelter, and Easter Baskets for Olive Crest (TBD)
April - SERRA SERVES
May - Isaiah House, Holy Trinity Safe Families for Children Ministry

Contact Dana Maas or Jenny Hayes for more information at pto-outreach@serraschool.org

Isaiah House in Santa Ana
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Sunday, May 3, 2020
8:00-11:00 a.m. for up to 20 volunteers (ages 8 and older)
Prepping and serving breakfast, and distributing a variety of resources to members of the community in need.

OC Armory Emergency Shelter in Santa Ana
Sunday, February 9, 2020 SIGN UP NOW
Sunday, March 1, 2020
5:30-8:30 p.m. for up to 15 volunteers (ages 13 and older)
Assisting Mercy House staff with set-up of sleeping mats, and distribution of food and donations for homeless during cold weather months.

St. Killian Mobile Pantry
Date TBD in March 2020
12:00-3:30 p.m. for up to 20 volunteers (all ages)
Quarterly food pantry at the Parish, packaging and distribution of items donated from Second Harvest Food Bank.

Easter Baskets for Olive Crest
Date TBD in March 2020
Help us create Easter Baskets for the foster children in Orange County served by Olive Crest.

Holy Trinity Parish Safe Families
Date TBD in May 2020
Help us coordinate resources and support for families in crisis here in Orange County.

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Spiritual Support Materials

A variety of Catholic media is available on campus to encourage, support and educate. This includes a compilation of Lighthouse Catholic Media materials, Dynamic Catholic materials, our local diocese and parish publications, and more. All items can be found in the School Office. For information, please contact pto-outreach@serraschool.org.