Women in Transition

Women in Transition – Second Sunday of each month, 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel – located inside the Msgr. Michael Lenihan Pastoral Center

Transition is the process of letting go of the way things used to be and then taking hold of the way they subsequently become.

Transition is the way that we all come to terms with change. The in-between zone can be uncomfortable, lonely, and unstable. Read more…

LGBT Ministry

This ministry is open to members of the LGBTQ community, their families, friends or anyone who would like to be a part of this ministry.

We are here to offer support, help and to make everyone feel welcomed at SLM, regardless of their sexual orientation.

Please contact Deacon Don Burt at (310) 540-0329 X 381 if you have any questions.

Family Promise of the South Bay

The mission of Family Promise of the South Bay is to work through local churches to change the lives of homeless families with children by offering temporary shelter, meals, and other assistance as they seek stable housing. St Lawrence provides volunteers to bring food, dine and spend time with the families. Read More…

Please contact Cindy Percz at (310) 200-2611 or Mary Frances Bertucci at (310) 428-9123

Habitat for Humanity

St. Lawrence Martyr has joined with other Catholic churches that partner with Habitat for Humanity. The parish provides financial support toward the building of a new home for a family in need of affordable housing. In addition to the financial support, members of the parish volunteer to work on the house. Build dates are announced in the parish bulletin. Read More…

You may also contact Deacon Jim at (310) 540-0329 X 276

Caregiver Support

The Caregiver Support Group will be an informal gathering of people whose lives are directly or indirectly affected by their caregiving of parents, children, spouses, or any other loved ones.

Please contact Didi Egnatuk at (310) 540-0329 X 540 if you have any questions. I look forward to beginning this journey with you.

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Altar Society

The Altar Society is a group of dedicated women and men who care for the altar linens, candles, vestments, holy water fonts, and other dcor/environment needs of the church. If you are able to give about an hour of your time each week to help keep our worship space in order, please call us.

For more information, contact the Office for Worship at 310-316-0090.

Child Care (Sunday)

Sunday Child Care is available every Sunday during the 9:00 am & 11:00am Masses (except holiday Sundays), located in the St. Lawrence Martyr Hall -Holy Family Room. This ministry of service is being offered to children ages 12 months to 5 years. There is no registration needed. Although children of all ages are encouraged to attend mass with their parents, this service is provided for those little ones that are just not quite ready. Read More

For more information, contact Edicsa Oldewurtel at 310-325-5825 or by email.

Engaged Encounter

Catholic Engaged Encounter is a weekend devoted to preparing couples to commit themselves to the sacrament of marriage. The weekend, presented by married couples and a priest, takes place at local retreat centers in the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Completion of the weekend retreat fulfills the marriage preparation requirements of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Read more…

For more information, contact the Pastoral Center at 310-540-0329.