Ministries & Opportunities for Service

Adult Altar Server
The Altar server assists the Priest at weekday Masses and Funerals.  This ministry is open to anyone willing to make a commitment to serve on a regular basis.

Adult Choir
This ministry is composed of parishioners that are dedicated to serving the Lord through their musical abilities.  They sing at the 11:00 Mass and all special Parish liturgies.

Altar Linen Society
Help in the washing & preparation of the Altar 
Linens.

Altar Servers
Altar servers are a group of young boys and girls, as well as teens, that serve at the altar for Sunday Masses. After a period of training, provided by the Parish, altar servers assist the priest and other liturgical ministers in the celebration of Mass and other sacramental celebrations.
 
Children's Choir
The Children's Choir sings monthly at the 9:30 AM Sunday Mass - Rehearsals are scheduled by the Director of Music, Mr. Bill Smiddy.
 
Catechists/Teaching Assistant
The Catechist and Teaching Assistant both assist the Director of the Office of Faith Formation with teaching our faith to children from the local public and private schools. 
 
All Catechists and Teaching Assistants are trained and assisted in this important task.  Please contact Deacon Francis Mateo, Director of the Office of Faith Formation for additional information and an interview.  
 
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion 
The Extraordinary 
Ministers of Holy Communion proclaim the presence of Christ by 
helping with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass. They also 
bring Holy Communion to the homebound of the parish.  You must 
be interviewed by a Priest and attend a training workshop offered by 
the Diocese.

Lectors 
The Lector’s primary duty is to proclaim the Word of God 
to those gathered during the celebration of Mass or other liturgical 
functions. Lectors should have a special love for God’s word, be 
willing to train and prepare for this ministry, and have the ability to 
project their voices well.

Ushers - 
Ministers of Hospitality
Ushers greet members of the 
assembly and provide a welcoming atmosphere to Sunday liturgies.  
They assist people in finding seats, take up the Sunday offering and 
invite parishioners to participate in the Offertory procession.  A 
sincere helpful attitude and a warm friendly smile are required.  
Training is provided.
 
Parish Outreach
A parish service office that extends our assistance to parishioners in need as well as matches volunteers with opportunities for service. 
Volunteers are asked to contact Mrs. Carmella Dearing, Director of Parish Outreach.