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Saint Rita's English Ministries 

Altar Society

Coordinator: Rita Ribeiro, (559)688-7757


We meet on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm.

The Altar Society is composed of parishioners that have set as their mission to raise funds and assist in all needs to the service of the altar of the church. This ministry is responsible for decorations for the supply of host and wine for Liturgical Celebrations.


Christian Joy Prayer Group

Coordinator: Aaron Gomes, (559) 331-0045


We meet on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm.

The Christian Joy Prayer group is a group composed of members of the community that meet on weekly basis to pray for each other, they encourage each other to grow  in love and service to the Lord and to recognize the talents and gifts that the Holy Spirit has bestow on them. 


Catholic Daughters of America

Coordinator: Suzette Machado, (559) 901-3119


We meet on the second Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm.

The group of Catholic Daughters of America is composed of female parishioners who meet on a monthly basis and on different events. They strive to embrace the principle of faith working in what they do. They are an active group that assists the church in all events. Their main ministry includes making and distributing prayer blankets for those who need them in addition to the organization of the healing mass. 


Knights of Columbus

Coordinator: Leonard Sanchez, (559)623-5846


We meet on the first and third Thursday at 7:00 pm.

The Knights of Columbus of St. Rita's is a local council in the community.  It is a group of Catholic men that meets and conducts different events throughout the year to help the parish itself and to help the community in many aspects. The main principles the Knights acts include: Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. This group of men meets twice a month to plan out their events.


Our Lady of Fatima Group

The mission of Our Lady of Fatima Group is to coordinate the devotion to Our Lady of Fatima through  praying the rosary, arranging family visits from the image of Our Lady of Fatima and together with the Altar Society holding the novena in October and  celebration of Our Lady of Fatima.

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