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The various ministries of St. Mark Parish provide you with a many of ways to connect with the Parish Community. Our vibrant and Spirit Filled Ministries offer our parishioners a place to grow in faith, to serve others, grow as an a Catholic Christian  and meet others in the Body of Christ who share your values, and reach out to serve the larger parish and community. We hope there’s something for everyone here. If not, we encourage you to join us in sharing your time, talent and treasure and even creating future ministries!

For more information on all our ministries, contact the church office at 954-434-3777.

Faith Formation

BAPTISMAL PREPARATION— INFANTS

Deacon John Lorenzo (954) 438-0417

BIBLE STUDY GROUP (Spanish)

Roland Ramirez (954) 849-4905

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION/CCD

Ongoing faith formation and sacramental preparation for children and teens.

Susan Mikluscak – Director

Email: stmarkrelig@aol.com (954) 252-9899

RCIA – Rite of Christian Initiation for Adult/Children’s Catechumenate (954) 252-9899

Preparing adults/children to receive the Sacraments of Initiation, Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation.

CATHOLIC SCRIPTURE STUDY (CSS)

Michele Chinault (954) 680-8313

SPANISH PRAYER GROUP (Charismatic)

Betty Agramonte (954) 433-9780

SUBSTANCE ABUSE MINISTRY

A safe, confidential resource for families struggling with addiction to call for help and receive appropriate referral, support, and healing.

Bill Pfeifer (954) 448-3909, stmarksam@comcast.net

WHY CATHOLIC?

These groups of 6 to 12 parishioners gather on a regular basis throughout the year to share faith and build community.

English: Dana Rodriguez (954) 200-9926

Mike Ros (305) 989-7752

Spanish: Jorge Roa (954) 263-2759

Sandra Roa (305) 968-0015

WOMEN OF GRACE® / MUJERES DE GRACIA

This is a Catholic apostolate whose mission is to transform the world one woman at a time by affirming women in their dignity and vocation as daughters of God and in their gift of authentic femininity™, taking the Blessed Virgin Mary as their exemplar.

English: Gail Coniglio (954) 554-3967 gailjean@bellsouth.net

Spanish: Olga Tanon (954) 793-0135 olgamarie.tanon@gmail.com

FINANCIAL BIBLE STUDY

Edgar Amesquita (954) 668-5200

YOUTH MINISTRY

Where teens are provided the opportunity to deepen their faith, meet Christ-loving peers, and have fun! If interested in joining our High School or Middle School Youth Group, follow us on so-cial media for information on our next event.

Email: stmarkyouthgroupministry@gmail.com

Retreat Programs

CURSILLO DE CRISTIANDAD PROGRAM

Salvador and Matilde Mora 954-224– 0392

MARRIAGE MINISTRY

Focus / Retreat Program for married couples.

Liz Lantigua (954) 649-6088

Adolfo Lantigua (954) 579-5965

EMMAUS RETREAT MOVEMENT

English

Men—Dr. Carlos Plasencia (954) 436-3880

Women— Babi Plasencia (954) 558-0061

Spanish

Men—Pedro Valencia (305) 815-5909

Women– Kathryn Warnken (954) 540-6497

 

Parish Ministries

ADORERS OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

Spend some time in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. Enrollment book and membership cards are in the Chapel. Monday 8:30am-7:30pm.

Deacon John Lorenzo (954) 438-0417

ALTAR SERVERS

Boys & girls of the parish–4th Grade to high school

Marylyn Rosa marylinbianco7@gmail.com

CARNIVAL IN THE RANCHES

The Church’s major fundraiser is held yearly the first weekend in March (Thur.-Sun)

Ann Haeflinger (954) 473-4495

CHOIR & MUSIC MINISTRY

English—11:00am Masses Sunday and special occasions. Rehearsals every Wednesday at 7:00pm.

Mary Lou Corbiere (954) 562-6425

Spanish—12:30pm Masses

Billy Clifford (954) 347-8037

DEVELOPMENT

Questions on how to help your parish financially through wills, beneficiaries, and gifts.

Mike Smith (954) 434-3777

DISCIPLES & EVANGELIZERS OF JESUS CHRIST / DIVINE MERCY

Deacon John Lorenzo (954) 438-0417

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

MONDAY 8:30am-7:30pm. Needs Volunteers

Grace Lyn Fatt (954) 680-3481

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST

Assisting with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass and to the sick. Training required.

English— Kathleen Fuentes (954) 434-6151

Spanish— Janet Campisi (954) 434-3777

GIFT SHOP

The shop is a St. Mark Charity. Volunteers share their time and talent in the shop helping customers find what they are looking for, whether it is a book, a gift, or someone to talk to.

Al and Bobbie Silva

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Meeting 2nd Thursday of the month

Scott Czubkowski (954) 655-4084

HOME BOUND MINISTRY

Eucharistic Ministers bring the Holy Eucharist to those parishioners who are physically unable to attend Mass. Those interested go through an educational program.

Juliana Carew (954)558—6703

LECTORS

Lectors read at all of the weekend Masses.

English— Adriana Perez (954) 326-2055

Spanish— Maria Garces (954) 288-5815

Tonie Ramirez (954) 438-9260

LEGION OF MARY

If the Blessed Mother holds a special place in your heart, this is your ministry. Tues. 9:00-10:30am.

Sharon Conklin (954) 434-4096

MAILING COMMITTEE

Help parish mailings one morning 5-6 times/year.

Connie Middleton (954) 452-3993

MEN OF ST. MARK

Providing a social and spiritual medium for men, while sponsoring major funding raising for the parish’s financial needs. Meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month.

Ed Hineline, President (954) 558-1639

OUR JOURNEY— GRIEF SUPPORT

“When you saw only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you.” Bereavement topics geared toward strengthening those who have lost a loved one and seek fellowship and healing.

Michele Chinault (954) 680-8313

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING

Jess & Amy Pomeroy (410) 353-9972

OUTREACH

Providing assistance to the less fortunate of the parish and surrounding community in the form of food, clothing, and financial help.

Ed and Pat Santos (954) 431-3005

PADRES Y MADRES ORANTES

Fathers and mothers unite in prayer for their children meet once a month (in Spanish).

Freddy /Luz Marina Briceno (954) 588-8422

RESPECT LIFE

Providing a voice on the critical religious & social issue of Pro-life.

Sharon Conklin (954) 434-4842

SCOUTS

Cub Scouts – Jose Jackson (954) 849-7938

Boy Scouts – Phil Nix (954 931-7135

Girl Scouts – Gina Lopez (954) 232-1066

STEWARSHIP MINISTRY

This group organizes and directs our Stewardship program, with an emphasis on promoting our call to stewardship as a way of life.

Juan Jimenez (954) 205-1765

STEWARDSHIP WELCOME TABLE

As the forefront of our Stewardship mission, volunteers greet visitors and parishioners before and after Mass answering questions about parish life.

Donna Rizzo (954) 205-1836

USHERS—HOSPITALITY TEAM

English Masses—Pete Vargas (305) 968-1989

Spanish Mass—Jesus Collantes (954) 812-3165

VIRTUS SAFE ENVIRONMENT

Donna Villavisanis (954) 434-3887

WOMEN OF ST. MARK

Addressing both the spiritual/social needs of the women of our parish. Meetings: Parish Center on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Join us!

Lisa Sumby (954-558-0766