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 Ethnic Community Council

Listed alphabetically by Ethnic Communities.  Scroll below:


African-American
Mr. Andy Shaw, Director
African-American Catholic Center for Evangelization
9505 S. Haas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047
(323) 777-2106

Email: Ashaw4aaccfe@sbcglobal.net

Arab American
Reverend Rick Van De Water,  Chaplain
St. Joseph Church
1150 W. Holt Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 865-6895

Cambodian Chaplain
Fr. Jose Magaña
540 Olive Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

Chinese (Cantonese)
Reverend John Lam, S.D.B., Chaplain
St. Bridget Chinese Church
510 Cottage Home Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012-1448
(323) 222-5518

Chinese (Mandarin)
Fr. Peter Wei Cao
St. Thomas Aquinas
1501 S. Atlantic Boulevard
Monterey Park, CA 91754
(323) 264-4447

Fr. Francis Li
St Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
1835 Larkvane Ave.
Rowland Heights, CA 91748
(626) 964-3629

Croatian
Fr. Ivan Gerovac, SJ - Chaplain
Mary Star of the Sea
870 W. 8th Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 833-3541

Filipino

Reverend Albert Avenido
Moderator of Filipino Ministry
St. Philomena
21900 S. Main St
Carson, CA 90745


French
Reverend Germán Sánchez, Chaplain
St. Sebastian Church
1453 Federal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025-2301
(310) 478-0136 

Hebrew
Fr. Charles Ramirez - Chaplain
Our Lady of the Assumption
435 N. Berkeley Ave
Claremont, CA 9171-4508

Guamanian (Chamorros)

Mrs. Joanne Tabor Modic

(310) 528-6339

Email: jotabor@verizon.net

Igbo Nigerian
Reverend Jude Umeobi
Chaplain
St. Eugene Church
9505 Haas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047
(323) 757-3121

Indian (Syro-Malabar Knanaya)
Fr. Suju Kuriakose Mudakkodil
St. Pius
124 N 5th Street
Montebello, CA 90640-5239
(210) 630-2295

Japanese
St. Francis Xavier Chapel (Japanese Catholic Center)
222 S. Hewitt Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-2279

Kidane-Mihret (Geez Rite)
Fr. Tesfaldet Tekie Tsada -  Chaplain
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
2210 Sichel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031-3030
(323) 221-3179

Korean
Reverend Sang Man Han, President for the Korean Council of Priests
Ventura Korean Catholic Apostolate
601 S. D Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
(818) 818-1155

Fr. Alex Chung - Chaplian
St. Gabriel Korean Catholic Church
2035 Otterbein Ave
Rowland Heights, CA 91748
(626) 810-7442

Lithuanian
Reverend Thomas Karanauskas
St. Casimir Catholic Church
2718 St. George Street
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 664-4660

Maya Community

Mr. Juanatano Cano, Maya National Consultant

13757 Rynnymede Street

Van Nuys, CA 91405

(818) 781-1833

Email: cjuanatano@hotmail.com

Native American Concerns
Reverend Thomas Schweitzer, Chaplain
Holy Angels Church of the Deaf
4433 S. Santa Fe Avenue
Vernon, CA 90058
(323) 587-2096

Ms. Sylvia Mendivil Salazar, Coordinator

Native American Concerns Ministry, Archdiocese of L.A.
4433 S. Santa Fe Avenue
Vernon, California 90058
(626) 755-9175


City of the Angels Kateri Circle

Ms. Eva Walters,Executive Director

1631 Crystal Canyon Dr.

Azusa, CA 91702

(626) 334-1140

Email: eva_walters@verizon.net 

Dr. Humberto Ramos - Spiritual Director
St. Marcellinus
2349 Strong Avenue
Commerce, CA 90040

Polish
Fr. Rafal Dygula
Our Lady of Bright Mount Church
3424 W. Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(323) 734-5249

Portuguese
Reverend Luis Proenca

Loyola Marymount University

1 LMU Drive, MS 8230
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 338-3726

Samoan
Fr. Mikaele Lafaele
National Consultant for the Samoan Community

St. Philomena Catholic Church
21900 South Main Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 835-7161

Thai
St. Ann's Parish
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 221-6368

Tongan
Reverend Kapiolani Kakala
St. Timothy Church
1515 Dolan Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 342-2470

Vietnamese
Fr. Joseph Dang Kim Nguyen
Nativity Catholic Church
3743 Tyler Avenue
El Monte, CA 91731


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