Works to encourage a friendly and welcoming environment of spirituality, hospitality and inclusion into the faith community for new parishioners.
Healthcare Wellness Committee
Meetings held the first Monday of each month at 9:30 in the library; collaborates with area healthcare facilities for the education of our parish community on health issues.
New Parishioner ‘Meet and Greet’
These are held twice per year and designed to welcome new parishioners.
A social gathering where parishioners come together to enjoy lunch and an afternoon of games and socializing in Brendan Hall.
Contact: Janet Shirdon
Volunteers provide hospitality to bereaved family and friends upon request.
Time Commitment: varies
A social gathering for parishioners, who are widowed, divorced or single for any reason.
Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Volunteers assist in planning this Feast Day celebration.
Time Commitment: decided as the event planning begins.
Sister Mary Teresa
Sister Rosanne Caiazzo
Volunteers help with a day of celebration for parish children.
Sister Mary Teresa
Maintains textual and picture history of our parish community.
Time Commitment: as needed.
English as a Second Language
We work in partnership with the Brunswick Literacy Council to aid in learning the English language.
Prepares blurbs, articles, announcements and other pertinent information related to parish and local community activities.
Updates the website with current and pertinent parish information; evaluates and modifies the design and layout of website when necessary. Maintain contact and communication with parish organizations and ministries to solicit information and news regarding activities.
Contact: Julianne Chiarella
Many of our parishioners volunteer their time and talents in the local community organizations listed below.
Brunswick County Homeless Coalition
Brunswick Family Assistance
Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc
Calabash EMS Thrift Store
Community in Schools (CIS)
Crop Walk for benefit of SBIC
Greater Shallotte Ministerial Association
Lower Cape Fear Hospice
Habitat for Humanity
Hope Harbor (domestic violence shelter)
Marine Corps League NC (detachment #1005)
Meals on Wheels
New Hope Clinic
Relay for Life
Run for Food (for SBIC food pantry)
SBIC food pantry
Sheltered Treasures Thrift Stores
May we, like our patron, St. Brendan, trust joyfully in the guidance of our God and in the goodness of our fellow travelers.