On Sept. 17, the new church for Our Lady of Mount Carmel was dedicated by the newly installed Bishop of San Diego, Cirilo Flores.

With the help of parishioner fundraising and a design from Domus Studio Architecture, the over 1,700 families who are part of the church now have a permanent place to worship. The old multipurpose room now serves faith education and many other active ministries like Feeding Families, which offers food assistance to those in need on a monthly basis, and Migrant Outreach, which serves marginalized laborers living in the greater Rancho Peñasquitos area.