The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is a discernment and formation process leading to the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and First Eucharist for non-Catholic adults. RCIA sessions are held on Sunday mornings and everyone involved in RCIA attends the 11:00 a.m. Mass on Sunday.
For more information please contact:
Parish Office 805-682-4151 parishoffice@saintbarbaraparish.org
Religious Education is offered for children in grades 1-5. Our mission is to help your children grow in their faith journey by providing interactive weekly lessons that teach about our Catholic faith, and to aid them in building a sense of belonging in the Church! Sacrament preparation is offered for children aged 7 and above who wish to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and First Eucharist. Classes meet during the academic year on Sunday mornings at 9:00am. Family Mass follows in the St. Junipero Serra Chapel at 10:15am Read more
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Ignite Middle School Ministry (6th-8th grade)
If you are in 6th-8th grade you are invited to join our Middle School Ministry! Middle School Ministry meets in the Tailor Shop at 9am on Sunday mornings (for full calendar of dates, click here). Our meeting are filled with fellowship, games, music, scripture, movie clips, movie nights, and more. As a community, we work on developing a relationship with Christ through discussion, worship, and prayer. Plus, we offer opportunities for community service and group trips!

Ablaze High School Youth Group (9th-12th grade)
If you are in 9th- 12th grade you are invited to join our High School Youth Group! Youth Group meets every Sunday in Serra Hall from 7:00pm- 9:00pm. Through prayer, Bible study, worship, and sharing, Youth Group gives you the chance to explore your faith on a deeper level and learn how it applies to your daily life. It also gives you the chance to get more involved in the Parish, by taking an active leadership role in Parish activities. Meetings offer a chance to build a relationships with Christ alongside lasting friendships within our Franciscan community. Plus, opportunities for community service as well as trips to Universal, Youth Days, 6flags and more! All are welcome high school students are welcome!

Confirmation Program (9th- 12th grade)
If you are interested in enrolling your child in confirmation, please read more about our confirmation sacrament.

If you have any questions about any of our youth programs, please contact:
Alex Turcios, Youth Minister at 806- 682-4151 ext 118.

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Small groups of adults meet regularly to share their faith. Groups may meet weekly, biweekly, or monthly.