The Ministries Of Blessed Sacrament Church

 

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Blessed Sacrament Church supports many ministries including the Blessed Sacrament Children’s Learning Center consisting of 6 classrooms and providing a developmental preschool to over 70 students.  We also support H.I.S. House in Placentia, a transitional living facility for the homeless, Placentia/Yorba Linda Meals on Wheels Program, AIDS Services Orange County, Mary’s Shelter, Holy Family Services, Fullerton Interfaith Network, Father Parks Mission in Peru and Nashotah House Seminary in Wisconsin.  We also provide school supplies to the Cathy Torrez Learning Center for the benefit of low income families in Placentia and we have provided food assistance to the hungry through the Angel Food and Treasure Box programs and have provided food and supplies to the homeless through our “Pail-Out Program”.

We support many other programs and ministries for people of all kinds. Following is a  brief summary of most of them:

Lectors, Readers, Acolytes, Ushers, Greeters, Choir, Altar Guild, Eucharistic Ministers  & Eucharistic Visitors

These ministries for men, women, and children make the worship services on Sunday and during the week possible.

Pastoral Care  

The priest, assisted by a number of gifted lay people, keep in contact with those in need of home or hospital visitation or other needs.

Evangelism/Newcomers  

The congregation makes a concerted effort to welcome visitors and invite others to the church, with the primary goal of proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Youth  

Quality educational programs and fellowship for children and youth are offered such as; Vacation Bible School, Youth Summer Camp, Bi-Weekly Youth Group Meetings, Cathedral Arts Academy Music Camp, Advent Nativity Pageant, Easter Pageant Activities, Monthly Fellowship Events and Religious Education Classes.

Music  

Volunteer adult and children’s choirs, assisted by well-trained keyboardists, provide a top quality music program.

Community Relations  

The congregation is involved in several community-wide ministries with other churches and city programs, and has been responsible for founding several of   them.

Visitors to those who cannot come to Church 

Eucharistic Visitors take Holy Communion to the sick, shut-in, or hospitalized each Sunday and when invited.

Sunday School  

Education for children and adults takes place on Sundays and other times as scheduled throughout the year. The program changes during the summer months.

 

Nursery Care

Nursery care is provided free of charge on Sunday mornings and for special occasions for the infants and small children of the parish.

 

 

Library   

An excellent library of adult Christian publications is located in the media center at the west end of the parish hall. The library includes the Charles Salem Memorial Children’s Library.

Vacation Bible School  

Each summer, we offer a week-long program for elementary school children of the parish and community.

Gardening Guild

The Gardening Guild was inaugurated in May of 2011.  Its’ purpose is to plant and maintain  English garden landscaping on multiple areas of the church property, especially near the church buildings, walkways, and parking lots.

 

Family Ministries

Nursery Care

Child care for children age 2 and under is provided during the first part of the family Mass in the education building.

 

Sunday School

During the school year, Sunday School for children age 3 and up begins at 9:15 a.m.

Would you like to help?

If you’d like to volunteer, or have a need, or would just like more information, please contact the parish office at 714-528-2995 or Office@BSCPlacentia.com

Family Resources

Fun Places To Go 
Santa Ana Zoo
Orange County Zoo
Discovery Science Center
La Habra Children’s Museum
Other Museums in Orange County
Christian Resources
Blessed Sacrament Children’s Learning Center
Local Libraries
Placentia Library
La Habra Library
Yorba Linda Library
Brea Library
Fullerton Library
La Mirada Library
Anaheim Library