Parish Ministry

Christ the Redeemer

Catholic Church - 12745 Oriole Ave, Grand Terrace, CA 92313

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Sacramental Ministries


Help prepare parents and sponsors for their child’s sacrament of initiation into the Church, the family of God.
Contact: Fernando & Consuelo Hernandez at 951-778-2768 or Joan Hammer at 909-825-4977


Help prepare children to reconcile with God and their church family for the first time. Angela Valencia, 909-783-3800

Holy Orders (Vocations)

Help foster and nurture vocations to the Priesthood. Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811


Help prepare couples for Marriage or Convalidation Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811

Anointing of the Sick

Administered to bring spiritual and physical strength during an illness, especially near the time of death. Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811


Assist parishioners before, during and after a death in the family. Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811

Liturgical Ministries

Altar Server

Server at the weekend Masses and special occasions. Sally Lopez 951-377-0807 or George and Caroline Torres 909-825-8195

Altar Society

Clean and maintain the Sanctuary and Reservation Chapel. Terrie Gatlin 909-825-3021

Art and Environment

Prepare and make environmental changes to our worship space that reflect and enhance the liturgical seasons and celebrations. Terrie Gatlin 909-825-3021

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

Administer the Body and Blood of Christ during Masses and on special occasions. Fernando Hernandez 951-778-2768

Usher / Greeter

Greet and assist parishioners before and during Masses and assist with collections. Eric Robles, 951-897-5302


Proclaim the readings at Masses and special occasions. Veronica Ledesma, 951-823-6418

Ministry of Love

Minister to the sick and take the Eucharist to our hospitalized and home-bound parishioners. Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811

Helping Hands

Fulfill the Corporal Works of Mercy by helping parishioners and local community members with a variety of services. Terrie Gatlin 909-825-3021


Enhance each Mass with songs of worship and praise, reflecting the message of the Gospel and liturgical seasons; may provide music for other special occasions. Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811


In charge of the Sacristy and preparation for Masses and other special occasions. Gary Kronmiller 951-235-0408

Parish Life Ministries

Catechetical Ministry

Provide faith formation and instruction by proclaiming Christ’s message to the youth through religious education. Angela Valencia 909-783-3800
Office Hours:
Monday: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Thursday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor regarding parish finances. Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811


Provide hospitality such as snacks and beverages after Mass to promote interaction between parishioners and strengthen our parish family. Rebecca Moses 909-783-3811

Pastoral Council

Advises the Pastoral Coordinator regarding Parish matters. Fr Anthony, 909-783-3811

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults / Children (RCIA/RCIC)

Assist in instructing unbaptized adults and children about the Catholic faith. Maureen Smith 909-824-9338


Enhance the Mass by providing visual and audio support during Masses and on special occasions. Chris Orem 909-783-2389

Youth Ministry

Share talents and skills with youth, chaperone events or help in the office. John Valdez 909-783-3800

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Prayer group that meets to pray the rosary and promote devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

Our Lady of Fatima

Gather for the rosary every Sunday before Mass. Parishioners sign-up and host the Pilgrim Statue in their home for one week. Juanita Bigelow 909-783-3811 or Helen Molina 909-783-0648.

Community Outreach Ministries

Pro Life

Promote public awareness programs and special events. Richard Barron, 951-452-1869

Social Activities & Fundraising

Plan and promote social activities and fundraising events. Rosie Whitehead 951-809-2577

Knights of Columbus

Promote fellowship through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works, and assist parishioners in need. Eric Robles, 951-897-5302

Pequeña Communidad de Fe

Faith sharing group that meets and a local residence to share faith in the context of their daily lives. Daniel and Carmen Sanchez 909-800-3223

Grupo de Oracion´

Gather with a Spanish group who honor God through prayer and singing. Jaime Polanco 951-543-6635.

Parish Ministry

The parishioners of Christ the Redeemer continue to work with eyes of faith by serving the community not only with an edifice glorifying God, but by sharing God’s love with those we welcome inside and outside the walls of the church building.