Office for Ethnic and Intercultural Communities

The Office for Ethnic and Intercultural Communities, embracing cultural diversity as a strength of our Church, envisions sustaining each Catholic community’s cultural expressions of faith, while offering a sense of unity with all Catholics in the Diocese of San Diego, for the greater glory and honor of God.


Very Rev. Michael Pham
Vicar General
Phone: (858) 490-8306
fr.michaelEmail at
Charlotte Fajardo
Assistant to the Vicar
Phone: (858) 271-0207 ext. 1204 
charEmail at
Alejandra Diaz
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (858) 490-8306
ADiazEmail at

African Catholic Community
Bibiana Jones
Phone: (619) 252-0845
nwamakajonesEmail at

African Community
Fr. Emmanuel Ochigbo, Advisor
Phone: (619) 549-1863
emmaochigbo2001Email at

African-American Community
Jo Hart-Lloyd
Phone: (619) 368-2887
jhartllEmail at

Chinese Community
Ray Ng
Phone: (858) 382-1655
rayngEmail at

Filipino Community
Yolamarie Arguilla
Phone: (619) 245-3285
ayolamarieEmail at

Guamanian Community
Nicolasa Garrido
Phone: (619) 203-5277

Hispanic Community
Gumaro Garcia
Phone: (619) 840-3511
garciagumaro9Email at

Indian Catholic Community
Anita Lenus
Phone: (858)829-4067
anitaslenusEmail at

Indonesian KKI-SD Community
Benjamin Liem
Phone: (858) 848-5282
benliemEmail at

Irish Community
Stephen Aherne
Phone: (619) 291-1630
helpEmail at

Italian Catholic Federation
Patrizia Vigili
Phone: (760) 604-1970; (760) 431-1056
icf230PresEmail at; patriziaEmail at

Korean Community
Kaylee Pak
Phone: (858) 292-1960
kccosdEmail at

Laotian Community
Kevin B Souvannaphong
Phone: (951) 348-5014
Donkeki3Email at

Native America-St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Father Herman Manuel SVD
Phone: (619) 443-3412; (961) 237-9687
herman_manuelEmail at

Native American-Mission San Antonio de Pala
Father Rey Manahan
Phone: (760) 742-3317
manahan.reyEmail at

Samoan Community
Bernadette Aloese
Phone: (619) 248-4605
bernadettealoese2284Email at

Samoan Community
Juliana Lutau
Phone: (619) 470-1468
jlutauEmail at

Tongan Community
Aivine Tautuiaki
Phone: (619) 408-0642
tautuiakiaivineEmail at

Tongan Community
Kekekolio Taulanga
Phone: (619) 760-6509

Vietnamese Community
Giai Do
Phone: (858) 253-1535
giaiqdoEmail at

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May 2020

Pentecost Mass & Festival of all Cultures

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cathedral Catholic High School, 5555 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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