Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen was the principal celebrant at a Sept. 26 Mass at St. Juliana Falconieri Church in Fullerton, during which five special-needs individuals received the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation.
The Mass was held inside the church with attendees wearing masks and appropriately distanced.
The following parishes provide faith formation for those with special needs.
ST. ANTHONY CLARET, ANAHEIM
Faith formation and sacramental prep – multiple disabilities. Spanish.
ST. BONAVENTURE PARISH, HUNTINGTON BEACH
Sacramental prep for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. English.
ST. JULIANA FALCONIERI, FULLERTON
Faith formation and sacramental prep – multiple disabilities – ages 7-22. English.
ST. JUSTIN MARTYR, ANAHEIM
Faith formation and Sacramental Prep – multiple disabilities. English and Spanish.
ST. NORBERT, ORANGE
Faith formation and Sacramental Prep – multiple disabilities. Spanish.
ST. POLYCARP, STANTON
Faith formation and Sacramental Prep – multiple disabilities for children in middle school and high school. English and Spanish.
ST. JOSEPH, SANTA ANA
Faith formation and Sacramental Prep – multiple disabilities. English
ST. KILIAN PARISH, MISSION VIEJO
Faith formation and Sacramental Prep – multiple disabilities. Grades 1-12. English.
SAN FRANCISCO SOLANO, RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA
Children of Christ’s Heart for Families of Children with Special Needs- any diagnosis. Meet 2nd Wednesday every month (Excluding July and August) in the parish lounge. Contact Moira Byron 949-842-1266 or firstname.lastname@example.org. English.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, LAKE FOREST
Friends in Faith, socialization, faith formation and sacramental prep for adults. English.
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