The F.A.I.T.H. (Freedom and Intervention for the Trafficking of Humans) ministry supports the victims of human trafficking in the South Bay and in Los Angeles County.
Catholics believe that marriage comes as a gift from the hand of God. The Catholic vision of marriage is rooted in Sacred Scripture and is expressed in the teachings and practices of the Church.
The Church has a variety of resources that can help your marriage. Click here to learn about them.
The purpose of the Religious Education Program is to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ.
We believe that “the task of imparting education belongs primarily to the family, and that it is in the Christian family… that children should be taught to know and worship God and to love their neighbor.” Read more…
For more information, contact Caterina Krai or Kacie Riordan at 310-540-0329 X 261
Small Communities of Faith or SCF are small communities typically of 8-12 members who meet on a regular schedule, determined by the needs of the group.
Some meet weekly, others biweekly, others monthly and still others seasonally. Read more…
For more information, contact the pastoral center at (310) 540-0329
Spiritual Direction is a unique one-to-one relationship in which a trained person assists another person in the search for an ever closer union of love with God.
Finding a spiritual director is a very personal and spiritual quest. Here at St. Lawrence, we are blessed to have a group of certified spiritual directors who are able to offer their services. Read More…
For more information, contact Didi Egnatuk at 310-540-0329 x540.
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.
The Christian Family Movement (CFM) at St. Lawrence Martyr Parish is an organization of families growing together and helping each other recharge Christian family values. CFM has touched the lives of a great many of our parishioners over the years, fostered lifelong friendships and a mutual support system for the families here, and its fun! Read More
For more information, contact Mary and John Poprac at 310-375-9242 or by email.
The Confirmation process at St. Lawrence Martyr is a two year process. Teens typically begin in their 9th grade and receive the Sacrament at the end of their 10th grade.
However, any teen in high school may participate in the process. Read more…
For more information, contact Chris Patao at 310-316-04660.
The Children’s Liturgy of the Word is for Children in grades 1-5, and occurs most Sundays during the 9:00 am and 11:00 am Masses. This is not Sunday school and there are no sign-ups; this is a part of the Mass that is especially for the children.
For more information, contact the Office for Worship at 310-316-0090.