Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Community

Banning - Beaumont - St. Mary's Mission 

Ministry of Outreach

The development of resources and connections for parishioners in times of crisis and need, as well as during times of peacefulness.  Evangelizing those who feel alienated from the church.  To be advocate for those marginalized while assisting them in gaining needed skills and avenues of communication in order to access basic life necessities.


Bereavement Group

Support for those who have experienced a loss in their lives.  Each group meets quarterly for nine weeks to share, pray, and heal.

Contact Sr. Frances Karovic (951) 845-2849 ext 202.


Health Ministry

Provides health information, counseling, and periodic blood pressure and diabetes clinics.

Contact Sr. Frances Karovic (951) 845-2849 ext 202.


Ministry to the Homebound

In order to help keep them connected to the parish community, those who are in facilities or homes are brought communion on a regular basis.

Contact parish office.


Food Pantry

The pantry, at the Banning site, provides scores of family with food weekly.  Donations accepted at Sunday masses.  Items needed:  Canned items, crackers, baking mixes, baby food, diapers, and hygiene items.    Volunteers are welcome.

Contact : Loretta Rinaldi (951) 849-1198  


Prison Ministry

Men and Women visit the local correctional facility.  This ministry touches the lives of many of those in our community and their family members.

Contact parish office and schedule an appointment with Laura Zaiko-Vien (951) 845-3827.