Chair: Mary Anne Fitzgerald
Please note: A training session is required for parishioners to participate in the ministries identified by an asterisk (*).
1) Altar Attendants*: Al Ernst
Altar attendants are responsible for setting up for Mass and assisting the priest during Mass. Youth, fifth graders and older, as well as adult members are welcome to participate in this ministry.
2) Art & Environment: Linda Miles
This committee is responsible for designing and creating the enhancements for the sanctuary and church in keeping with the liturgical calendar and seasons. Specific talents in flower arranging and sewing are valued, but not required. Workers as well as persons with creative abilities are needed. Members meet once monthly and as needed. Some members have flower duty, working on Saturdays to keep arrangements fresh.
3) Communion Ministers*: Laura Rink
As a Communion minister, you have been called to serve the very life of the Church, the living Body and Blood of Christ. Ministers must be at least 16 years of age. There are three to seven ministers of Communion at each Mass. Rotation is based on the number of people who are ministers for that Mass time, but typically twice every two or three months.
4) Crossbearers*: Rachel Archer
Crossbearers lead the ministers and priest in procession into and out of the worship area at liturgies. Youth, fifth grade and older, and adult members are welcome to participate.
5) Ministers of Hospitality*: Lisa Bellucci
Ministers of hospitality distribute worship materials and bulletins, assist with seating, coordinate the collection, and are responsible for presenting and removing gifts from the altar. Ministers of hospitality create a welcome and friendly atmospher at our liturgies. This is a wonderful opportunity for a family to serve together.
6) Ministers of the Word*: Ray Robison
Lectors proclaim the Scripture readings and prayers of petition. Lectors are expected to prepare for liturgies in order to read with understanding and reverence. Youth interested in this ministry can attend training beginning in the fifth grade.
7) Music Ministries:
There are many opportunities for all ages to participate in music ministries. You only need to be able to carry a tune to participate in our Adult, Children’s or Resurrection choirs!
Adult Choir rehearses Wednesdays (September-May) from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM and sings at liturgies two to three times per month September through June, and all major Holy Days.
Bell Choir members rehearse on Thursdays (September-May) from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM and minister about once a month. Youth, seventh grade and older, may participate.
Cantors lead the sung prayers at all liturgies. Cantors participate and receive special training from the Archdiocese Cantor Formation program. Audition required.
Children's Bell Choir Open to youth in fourth grade and older. Rehearsals are Thursdays, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Ensemble Teen members and adults who are trained vocalists or instrumentalists can sing or play at liturgies as an ensemble member. The ensemble ministers at Liturgy most weekends. Audition required.
Instrumentalists All instrumentalists are always welcome. Audition required.
Resurrection Choir Sings at funerals, Holy Day mornings, and a few seasonal liturgies. Rehearsals are the first and third Thursdays of most months, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM.
8) Super Greeters - Lisa Bellucci
Members of this committee greet and open doors for parishioners and visitors to our weekend and holy day liturgies. Super Greeters create an atmosphere of friendship, and the ministry is a wonderful opportunity for a family to serve together.