Msgr. Richard Krekelberg, V. F.
626.355.1292 x. 228 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Dcn. Manuel & Chela Valencia
email@example.com • 626.355.1292
Dcn. John Hull
10 am Mass—Fr. Chris Thiel, OFM Capuchin
50 East Alegria Ave., Sierra Madre, CA 91024
Mon.-Fri. 9am to 6pm; Sat. 9 am to 1 pm.
Director of Administration
Mary Lou Butler: firstname.lastname@example.org • 355.1292
Parish Office: 355.1292
Finance Council Chair
Bill Sullivan: 355.3707
St. Rita School—
Joanne Harabedian • email@example.com
Director of Liturgy & Music
Paul Puccinelli: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Religious Education
Cristina Cullen: 355.3841 • email@example.com
Director of Youth Ministry/Confirmation
Theresa Bui Costanzo: 626.590.8828 • firstname.lastname@example.org
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Team: Deacon Manuel and Chela Valencia;Susan Blakeslee: email@example.com
How to Contact Us
For Information about the Sacraments—
Baptismal Preparation for parents and godparents:7 – 8:30 pm the last Monday of the month. Call for Reservations.Baptisms are usually the first Sunday of the month.
Reconciliation and First Eucharist
Preparation for children who have attained the age of reason(usually during 2
grade) is arranged either through theOffice of Religious Education or St. Rita Elementary School.
Contact the Parish Office upon engagement; at leastsix months is needed for preparation of this joyous sacrament!
A two-year program for freshman/sophomore age teens. Apply through the Office of Religious Education.
Adult applicants for the sacraments should contact the Parish Office.
Anointing of the Sick
See adjoining column.
Liturgy & Worship
Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers: David & Jill Muhs355.9810 • firstname.lastname@example.org Altar Servers, Youth: Kathy Ganino • 626.398.9302 Altar Servers, Adult: Bill Cosso • 355.5656Eucharistic Adoration: Kathy Ganino • 626.398.9302Rosary Prayer Group: Susan Day • 355-3835Sacristans: Sat. Vigil: Gary Fidone/Bill & Patti HuberSunday Masses: 7:30-Bill Cosso/David Banis;10:00-David Muhs; 12N-Bernie Grace Weekdays: John Bigley, Margaret DuranPorter: (Evening Church Lockup) Sheila PalazzoloEnvironment: Denise Villalovos/Gil Lazo
email@example.com • 355.1292
Ministries & Organizations
Bereavement Ministry: 355.1292 • firstname.lastname@example.org Christian Family: Sheila Pierce • 355.8332Greeters & Ushers: Erny Henry 626.289.3504 • 626.446.6715Men’s Club: Nick Sotis: 358-2495 • email@example.comNew Members/Welcome: Contact the Parish OfficeSt. Rita Guild: Patty Sullivan 355.3707 • firstname.lastname@example.orgSenior Ministry: Marilyn McKernan, email@example.com Shawl Ministry:
Mary Taillac 355.3179 • Marilyn Delgatto 355.8717
Archivist: Marilyn McKernan • firstname.lastname@example.org Bulletin Submissions: email@example.com or drop off at OfficePublic Relations: ParishAdmin@st-rita.org Registration Information: firstname.lastname@example.org • 355.1292 Webmaster: Ralph Seymour: email@example.com
Parish Ministries and Organizations
Let Saint Rita Be There For You . . .
Communion for Sick and Homebound Parishioners
St. Rita ministers provide Communion home visits. Contact theParish Office • 355.1292 or Jill Muhs • 355.9810 • firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anointing of the Sick
Please notify us (355.1292) as early as possible for the Anointing of the Sick, the sacrament intended for the seriously ill or dying. It is OurLord’s special presence and companionship in serious time of need. Anointing may take place in the home, at the hospital or elsewhereand as often as once a month. If someone should die withoutanointing, remember that the desire to receive is sufficient and theLord cares!
If You Should Experience the Loss of a Loved One
Please call us at 355.1292If you feel you will be in need, or your loved one has passed, we willassist in making arrangements with your chosen funeral directors;refer you to our liturgy and music directors; and offer you helpfulguidelines and a book that will aid in the selection of readings for theMass or Memorial Service. Areas we can help you with prior to thepassing may help in the planning of funeral services. We know thatthis can be a tough time and we want you to know that your parish isthere for you.
we only have one residentpriest; sometimes arrangements for another priest may be needed.