Directory of Ministries

Charitable Works

The Backpack Project is an interfaith effort in Livermore that aims to provide backpacks full of school supplies for the most needy students in our city.

Contact

Ernestina Shay (925) 455-1089
Lynn Macedo (925) 443-3287

Answering Jesus' call to visit those who are imprisoned, we minister to those detained at Santa Rita.

Contact 

Rachel Munoz 925-606-8784

The Dress-a-Girl ministry makes simple dresses for girls in poverty-stricken countries.  We host a "Sew Fest" monthly to cut fabric, iron and sew.  We also prepare kits for those who would like to sew dresses at home.

Contact

Suzanne Beck 925-352-8447

We bring the Blessed Sacrament to those who are homebound, pray and visit with them.

Contact

Clara George 925-443-6829

Interfaith Housing, Inc. (IFH) owns and operates three apartment complexes that provide low-cost housing for senior citizens in Livermore.

Contact

Randall Schlientz 925-487-5965

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic-based fraternal organization engaged in charity both locally and globally.

Contact

Grand Knight: Ken Rief 925-200-5406

Past Grand Knight: Tom McCaffery 925-321-4604

Open Heart Kitchen is the Tri-Valley's hot meal "soup kitchen". St Michael's is committed to providing volunteers to prepare and serve meals on the 5th Wednesday of the month.

Contact

Diane Schord 925-447-4344 or dhschord@sbcglobal.net

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is composed of women and men who seek their personal holiness through works of charity.

The food locker, located behind St Michael's, is open Monday through Thursday 7:00 to 8:00 pm where people and need can receive free groceries.

The Help Desk, located at 1817 Second St, assists people in criss with utilities, rent and more.

Contact

Janet Graham  925-292-8001

Santa’s Secret Service is a ministry dedicated to witnessing Jesus Christ’s call to Service and Charity. Over the past 57 years the organization has solicited and delivered over 1 million Christmas Gifts to people in care centers, group homes, shelters, assisted living homes, veterans homes, hospitals and more.  

In November, St Michael's parishioners are invited to commit to purchasing and wrapping a gift for a specific (unnamed) person.  Gifts are delivered with joy and caroling.

Contact

Deacon Dave Resendez 925-447-1585

 

Fellowship

St Michael's Boy Scout Troop welcomes boys in sixth grade through age 18.

Contact

Maureen Alai 925-525-1413

Contact

Anthony Contacrciego 925-413-8848

Contact

Laura McQuoid 925-606-7991

St Michael's Cub Scout Pack welcomes boys in first grade through fifth grade.

Contact

Vivian Hackett   Vivian.Hackett@yahoo.com

Cross Country - www.smisctrack.org

Basketball - smsccyo.org

Everyone age 55 and up are welcome to join us monthly for Mass or prayer service and lunch. We also plan fun outings too.

Contact

Wilma Matuska 925-447-8198

Contact

Vivian Hackett 716-573-3907

We provide hospitality by greeting the faithful as they arrive to Mass, offering refreshments after the 8:00 am, 9:30 am and 11 am Mass, "resetting" the church space between Masses, and providing refreshments for various celebrations.

Contact

Cheryl Ruth 510-406-2326

Wings (Women in God’s Spirit), is a faith-enhancing ministry for women of all ages.  Women from St Michael Parish and St Charles Borromeo Parish gather together on Thursday mornings (October thru May) at St Charles in Borromeo Hall from 9:30 am – 11:30 am.  Come enjoy:

  • Large group gathering (fellowship, refreshments, song, prayer, news, sharing)
  • Inspirational guest speakers
  • Small group faith sharing
  • A safe and nurturing environment with a group of welcoming women.

Registration fee:  $25.00  

 

Questions:  Phyllis Clearwater at 925-337-4299 or Donna Leach at  925-443-6815

LifeTeen meets in the Convent after the 6:00 pm youth mass on Sundays.

Edge Middle School ministry will be starting soon.

Contact

Priscilla Stutzman at 925-447-1585 x 11

Catholic ladies of all ages are invited to join other Catholic women in Young Ladies Institute (YLI) Livermore #44 to deepen spiritual awareness, form enriching friendships, foster seminarian education, provide charitable support and develop personal talents in the service of our parish and community. Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month at 1:30 pm in the Convent (next meeting is March 13). Refreshments are served. Contact Annie at 925-447-7211.

Prayer & Devotions

Following the time-honored St Louis de Montfort method, several times throughout the year we journey on a 33 day preparation to consecrate (or re-consecrate) ourselves to Jesus through Mary.

Contact

Jon and Pam Hamilton at pacatham@gmail.com

We meet on Thursdays at 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the Adoration Chapel for prayer.

Contact

Fidelis Atuegbu 510-305-4664

The Blue Army of Our Lady of Fátima, now mostly known as the World Apostolate of Fátima, is a public international association of the Christian faithful that promotes the Message of Fátima.

Contact

Marilyn McLaughlin 925-447-3845

A Charismatic Prayer Meeting is a weekly gathering of Christians to give praise, thanks, honor, and love to Jesus Christ as our Lord and Saviour. A prayer meeting is not a discussion club, a therapy session, or a time for counseling. We come to give our full attention to Jesus through the help of the Holy Spirit (who will teach us all truth.)

Purpose

1. To praise, worship, and honor God
2. To build up the Body of Christ (as brothers and sisters)

Join Us

Tuesdays at 8:00 - 9:30 pm in St Michael School room 8

Wednesdays at 10:00 - 11:30 am in the Convent

Contact

Gary Devine 925-449-7848

Members of the Eucharistic Adoration Ministry commit to at least one regular hour per week to spend in presence of our Lord exposed on the altar in the chapel.  Our chapel is open 24/7. We also help promote Eucharistic Adoration throughout the parish and manage the chapel schedule.

Contact

To sign up for a regular hour, email Adoration@StMichaelLivermore.com

Get more info about Eucharistic Adoration

 

Contact

Gail Rocca 925-373-9059

We meet on Monday's at 6:30 pm in the chapel

Contact

Bob Boyle 925-447-7878

We meet Wednesdays at 6:00 pm in the chapel

Contact

Tom Tami 510-386-6691

Power Of Prayer

 

Members of the Parish Prayer Team receive a weekly email with the prayer requests of the parish.  They include the prayers in their daily prayer throughout the week.

Join the Parish Prayer Team by completing the form below!

(if you have prayer requests for the team, please email them to Prayers@StMichaelLivermore.com)

 

Contact

Maria Federle 925-216-3953

Catechesis

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process through which adults prepare to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion. 

More about RCIA

The process for children age 6-17 to become Catholic is called The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults Adapted for Children

Contact

Charmie Vince 925-447-8814 x 246

Bible Study programs are available throughout the year at St Michael's. Registration for home-based small group studies happens in September, January and during the Easter season.

More about group study

At Sunday Mass at 9:30 am and 11:00 am, children are invited to hear the Liturgy of the Word adapted for their age.

Contact

Chung Bothwell 925-443-3219

We offer an exciting faith formation program for children in first grade through fifth grade, including preparation for First Communion.

More about Faith Formation

Grow In Faith Logo

The mission of the Grow in Faith Ministry at St Michael Parish is to create a culture of discipleship by supporting small group studies, encouraging family and individual enrichment, and developing parish-wide learning campaigns.

Join the team!  We are always looking for small group hosts and registration helpers.

Grow@StMichaelLivermore.com

Contact 

Deacon Bill Archer 925-447-1585 x 12

Kids entering kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to a week-long day program in July of praying and playing!

July 25-29, 2016.

Contact

Mary Dayton  MaryDayton@StMichaelLivermore.com

Evangelization

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome.

Contact

Suzanne Beck 925-352-8447

Contact

Monday Group

Erleene Echon 925-223-7791.  Meets Mondays at 7:15 pm in the  Conference Room

Wednesday Group

Mike Pereira 925-292-9585.  Meets Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in the Conference Room

Junior Group

Coren Macias

Fortifying Families

Contact Deacon Bill Archer 925-447-1585 x 12

Birthright has been providing love, support and hope to women facing unplanned pregnancies for over 45 years.

Contact

Mair Moran - office: 925 449-5887 or cell: 925 200-0856

More info about Birthright

Counter Point is a support group for family and friends of alcoholic and addicts. We meet on Tuesdays at 7 pm in the Small Hall. Contact Rachel and Jesus 925-606-8784

Covenant of Love Date Nights meet monthly for engaged and married couples to strengthen their marriages.

Contact

Scott and Julie Genung 925-455-4234

We assist the bereaved in planning funerals and supporting them through the grieving process.

Contact

Barbara Mitchell 925-455-0944

Contact

Mike and Rhoda Pereira 925-292-9585

Liturgy & Music

Contact

JaNet Hancock at 925-292-5071 Music@StMichaelLivermore.com

More about the Music Ministry

 

The Altar Linen ministry carefully cleans all the altar linens at our parish.

Contact

Georgia Lawrence 925-784-5390

The altar server program is open to boys and girls 5th grade and up. Training sessions are being held throughout the summer. 

Contact

Anne Staal  altarserver458@gmail.com

The Altar Society cleans the church on Saturday mornings.

Contact

Vicki Borzileri 925-443-7394

Training for new Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Eucharist happens around October-November

Contact

Debbie Pizzato at Liturgy@StMichaelLivermore.com

Training for new readers is in January-February.

Contact

Debbie Pizzato  Liturgy@StMichaelLivermore.com

Ushers are trained throughout the year as needed.

Contact

Dave Parks at 925-371-2276