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Serving those in need throughout the eight-County San Joaquin Valley. If you are hungry, homeless, seeking refuge, disaster-stricken, out-of-work or suffering—we’re here to help.
Catholic Engaged Encounter:
Catholic Engaged Encounter is an international ministry dedicated to marriage formation based on the Catholic faith. It is composed of married couples and priests, whose common bond is their belief in the Sacrament of Marriage and family life.
The Catholic Engaged Encounter retreat is a weekend experience that offers engaged couples a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the depth of their relationship and God’s call to unite them in a marriage. It provides an opportunity to examine and deepen their commitment to one another,and gives them a realistic and up close view of marriage.
Los Banos Portuguese DES Association:
Promote Portuguese traditions with religious celebrations; procession of the Saints; provide food for the poor; provide academic scholarships.
Italian Catholic Federation #31 Santa Lucia:
Through families and fellowship, the Italian Catholic Federation promotes and supports the Catholic faith and its values, encourages apostolic and charitable works, and celebrates our Italian American heritage and all the heritages of our communities.
Works to teach respect for all human life from conception to natural death, and organize for its protection.
The Retrouvaille Program is for Married Couples Struggling in their Relationship.
This program is for couples with marital problems that want marriage help. Those who are considering marriage separation and those who are already separated or divorced are encouraged to consider the Retrouvaille Program. There is always hope of reviving your relationship.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter:
The mission of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is to proclaim the value of Marriage and Holy Orders in the Church and in the world.