Virtual Interfaith Community/Support Groups

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Social Justice

Congregation of St. Joseph

The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph is a religious community of nearly 500 vowed Catholic women and over 500 lay associates who live and minister in the U.S. and around the world. Through our Mission Network, we work with and support a diverse array of ministries including three Catholic high schools; tutoring and literacy programs; spirituality centers; social service programs; spiritual direction; and pastoral assistance.

We are also involved in and support numerous justice and peace initiatives including antiracism efforts, the abolishment of the death penalty, fair and just immigration policies, nonviolence, especially in regards to gun violence, anti-human trafficking efforts, and care of the environment and Earth.

Social Justice Education Series

A monthly virtual workshop series to engage youth across Orange County on various issues impacting our society today. Topics may include: racism, immigration, climate change, gender inequality, lgbtqia+ issues, housing insecurity & gentrification, elections & civic engagement.

Support Groups

Jewish Federation and Family Services

JFFS provides professionally-led support groups designed to help people cope with loss and move forward in their lives.

For those individuals who have recently lost a loved one, these 1.5 hour groups offer heartfelt support and guidance with feelings of loneliness, loss and isolation, learning how to live with grief, and moving forward.

Irvine group meets Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Please call Cally at 949.435.3460, ext. 359 to get on an information list for the next meeting.

Laguna Woods group meets Monday at 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. This group is now being offered by VITAS Hospice. For more information, call 714.594.5244


Chapman University, Fish Interfaith Center

In our continued effort to provide calm, care, and compassion to you—even virtually—the Fish Interfaith Center is pleased to launch a new online platform CHAPMAN HOPE—including resources, meditations, virtual faith services, tele-counseling, videos, a blog, and more.

Chapman University, Fish Interfaith Center

Meditation Session Resources- For a guided virtual session for your group, department, or staff on tools to stay calm, centered, and connected, or for mindfulness, contact us: Dr. Jay Kumar, Director of Contemplative Practices & Wellbeing, at or Dr. Gail Stearns, Dean, Wallace All Faiths Chapel,