Office for Ethnic & Intercultural Communities
Many Cultures, One Church

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.

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June 2019

Multicultural Mass & Festival

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cathedral Catholic High School, 5555 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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Free

At Pentecost, the diocese’s Catholic cultural communities come together in a vibrant multilingual, multicultural mass with liturgy, rituals and music highlighting their traditions. A festival featuring their faith history, free sampling of native cuisine and entertainment follows. All are welcome to this family-friendly event.

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August 2019

Conferencia Diocesana

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - August 8 @ 10:00 pm
Good Shepherd, 8200 Gold Coast Drive
San Diego, CA 92126 United States
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Free

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Contacts

Very Rev. Michael Pham
Vicar
Phone: (858) 490-8306
fr.michaelgoodshepherdparish.net
Charlotte Fajardo
Program & Event Coordinator 
Phone: (858) 271-0207 ext. 1204 
chargoodshepherdparish.net
Alejandra Diaz
Clerical Assistant
Phone: (858) 490-8306
ADiazsdcatholic.org

African Catholic Community
Bibiana Jones
Phone: (619) 252-0845
nwamakajonesyahoo.com

African-American Community
Fr. Emmanuel Ochigbo, Advisor
Phone: (619) 549-1863
emmaochigbo2001yahoo.com

African-American Community
Jo Hart-Lloyd
Phone: (619) 368-2887
jhartllaol.com

Filipino Community
Art Teodocio
Chair
Phone: (858) 243-7409
a.teodosiojrgmail.com

Filipino Community
Yolamarie Arguilla
Chair
Phone: (619) 245-3285
ayolamarieyahoo.com

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

Hispanic Community
Gumaro Garcia
Chair
Phone: (619) 840-3511
garciagumaro9gmail.com

Indian Catholic Community
Anita Lenus
Phone: (858)829-4067
anitaslenusgmail.com

Indonesian KKI-SD Community
Benjamin Liem
President
Phone: (858) 848-5282
benliemgmail.com

Irish Community
Stephen Aherne
Phone: (619) 291-1630
helpirishoutreachsd.org

Italian Catholic Federation
Patrizia Vigili
Phone: (760) 604-1970; (760) 431-1056
icf230Presgmail.com; patriziapatriziasultryladyofjazz.com

Korean Community
Kaylee Pak
Phone: (858) 292-1960
kccosdgmail.com

Laotian Community
Kevin B Souvannaphong
Phone: (951) 348-5014
Donkeki3yahoo.com

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

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

Samoan Community
Bernadette Aloese
Phone: (619) 248-4605
bernadettealoese2284gmail.com

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

San Diego Catholic Chinese Community
Ray Ng
Chair
Phone: (858) 382-1655
rayngatt.net

Tongan Community
Aivine Tautuiaki
Phone: (619) 408-0642
tautuiakiaivineyahoo.com

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

Vietnamese Community
Giai Do
Phone: (858) 253-1535
giaiqdogmail.com
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