Outreach

PRO Mentors – The Life-Changing Light of Christ

At the Easter Vigil this year and every year, the service begins with a new fire being kindled. The church is dark, and this new light penetrates the darkness. The new light radiates from the Paschal candle. The deacon proceeds …

Transformational Love

When we walk through the front gate of Vida Joven, we know the children will be ready with a smile and a hug . . . then it’s time for fun! The kids know that visitors from San Diego …

Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

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The van crossed the border after a much shorter drive than expected. I had not been to Mexico in many years and to Tijuana in many more. Within a few minutes of getting into the van at St. John’s in …

A Woman With A Vision

About a decade ago, a Carlsbad resident heard about Operation Christmas Child through a Bible Study group. Inspired by what she heard, she quickly became an unofficial ambassador for Operation Christmas Child and facilitated her first shoebox drive. She started

Sacrifice and Service

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Like many churches in San Diego, St. Michael’s has a deep connection with the U.S. Armed Forces. Many long-time parishioners have served, a substantial number retired from active duty. We also have a population of parishioners currently serving who join …