Ministries of Mission San Miguel




Child Baptisms - English

Instruction classes in English are held the fourth Friday of the month and the English Baptisms are held the first Saturday of the month. Please call  the Parish Office at (805) 467-2131 to arrange both the instruction class and date of baptism. 

Bautizos de Niños - Español

Por favor reservar la fecha y darnos la información necesaria en la oficina. Instrucción para Papás y Padrinos el segundo Miércoles del mes a las 5:00 p.m. Los bautizos son el cuarto Sabado del mes a las 10:00 a.m.

Adult Baptisms

When adults want to become Catholics, we ask them to go through the R.C.I.A.  (Rite of Christian Initiation) program. Please call the Parish Office for more information.   

Religious Instruction and Preparation for First Communion - English

This is a two year program. Please call the Parish Office to register your child.

Catecísmo y Preparación de Primera Comunión - Español

Este es un programa de dos años. Las clases se dan a cabo los Viernes por la tarde de 5:45 pm a 7:30 pm en el centro parroquial de la Misión de San Miguel. See calendar of events for specific dates. Coordinadora: Paula Hernandez

Teen Confirmation Classes 

This is a two year program. Please call the Parish Office to register your teen.

Adult Instruction for Sacraments (Rite of Christian Initiation) - English

Please call Coordinator Jim Whitt at (805) 434-1746 for more information.


Estamos dispuestos en dar una benedición especial como parte de cualquier misa parroquial. Para un misa especial la señorita necesita estar Bautizada, haber hecho su Primera Comunión, y estar en clase de Confirmación. Los arreglos se tienen que hacer en la Oficina Parroquial. Tiene la clase de 6 pláticas una vez al año. Favor de llamar a la Oficina Parroquial para más información.


Please call the Parish Office at least six months in advance and make an appointment with the Pastor. To be married in the church, you will need to bring current baptism, first communion and confirmation certificates, two witnesses and must attend a marriage preparation program. 

Please visit United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for more information on Catholic Marriage.


Favor de llamar a la Oficina Parroquial y hacer un cita con el Padre seis meses antes de la fecha. Para casarse se necesita que obtenga las actas de bautismo, primera comunión, y confirmación. También necesitan traer dos testigos y atender un programa de preparación matrimonial.

The Sick

There are communion ministers, along with the Pastor,  who will bring communion to the sick. The Pastor will come to give the Anointing of the Sick to anyone who asks. 


Please call the Parish Office for further information.


Liturgical Ministries


In connection with our celebration of the Masses, we have lectors who do the readings, communion ministers who help to give out communion, ushers who both welcome people and take care of the collections, altar servers who help the priest at the altar, sacristans who take care of the setting up before and after the mass and different cermonies and the choirs who lead the music. If you are interested in joining any of these ministries, please talk to any of the ministers after mass for more information.  


Parish Organizations and Groups



A six week program held twice a year....6 weeks before Advent and 6 weeks during Lent. Meet once a week for 90 minutes in small groups either at the Mission or in various homes...daytime or evening. Study the life of Christ from the scriptures and how His life affects relationships and actions in your own daily living. For more information call Mary Bentley at (805) 227-6568.

Busy Bees

A group who organize fundraising activities such as Bingo, Rummage Sales, Arts and Crafts Sales, Concert Hosting and Bake Sales for the Mission.

Cursillo Reunion Group

For more information please call Bill Reisz at (805) 235-4526.


A small group whose purpose is to bring Catholics back to an active practice of their faith. For more information please call Jim Whitt at (805) 434-1746.

Marriage Encounter  - Español

Profundizar el matrimonio y las relaciones familiares. Para más información favor de comunicarse con Oscar y Lorena (805) 550-7362.

Wednesday Scripture / Faith Sharing

This group meets Wednesday mornings in the Mission San Miguel Parish Meeting Room following the 8:00 am Mass to study and discuss the scripture that was heard the preceding Sunday. They share their own stories of faith and pray together. All are welcome. For more information please call Linda Reisz at (805) 674-7416.

Secular Franciscans (Third Order)

This is a group who have committed themselves to live a life inspired by the example and spirit of St. Francis of Assisi. For more information please call Linda Fairbanks at (805) 237-8476. 


Leadership Groups 


Finance Council

This is a group of six appointed advisory committee members who advice our pastor in making financial decisions. 

Pastoral Council

This is a group of representatives from the different parish ministries which together with the pastor make decisions about all the pastoral activities of the parish. They meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Center.

Special Committees

Certain committees can be formed, such as the festival committee, to assist in fundraising and fellowship activities.


For more information on any of the above sacraments, organizations or groups, please visit the Calendar of Events,  phone the Parish Office at (805) 467-2131 or e-mail:

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