Altar Servers: Servers assist the priests and deacons at the Lord’s Table for all liturgies. Young Men and women in the 6th grade and older are invited to join this ministry. Training required. Contact: Parish Office (741-5300).
Bereavement Ministry: Provides prayer, comfort and timely support to grieving parishioners who have experienced the death of a loved one. Volunteers extend assistance to the families with the preparation of the vigil, funeral liturgy and final committal. The care continues after the death with special attention to each person’s grief. Contact: Doris Habedank (923-3594).
Children’s Liturgy of the Word: Men & women interested in facilitating Children’s Liturgy of the Word during the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Mass by leading, by cantoring, by proclaiming the Scriptures on the children’s level of understand. Materials and training are available. Contact: Carole Yeazell (385-5163).
Eucharistic Exposition: Eucharistic Adoration is a devotion to the Real Presence of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament. Adoration is held every Monday after 8:30 am mass until 6 pm. This is an opportunity to spend time spiritually renewing yourself, refreshing and fulfilling your soul in His true presence. Contact: Marcia Schibi (385-1749).
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Assist in distributing Communion with reverence and dignity at liturgical celebrations and to those who are ill or permanently/temporarily homebound. Training is required. Contact: Parish Office (741-5300) or for ministry to the homebound call Pat Piller (385-2922).
Lectors: Responsible for preparing and proclaiming the first two readings of Sunday and Holydays Masses. They also read the general intercessions and announcements. Training is required. Contact: Parish Office (741-5300).
Music Ministry: Various choir and groups enhance the faith experience of the community through song and music. There are Adult and Youth Bell Choirs, Adult Choir (usually at the Sunday 10:00 a.m. Mass), Cantors, Children’s Choir, Noon Mass Ensemble, Adult Ensemble (usually at the Saturday 4:30 p.m. Mass once a month) and Youth Choir. Contact: Zoltan Marczi, Music Director (741-5300).
RCIA Team : Helps with the process which offers adults who are not baptized or those baptized persons who are members of other Christian communities an opportunity to explore the message of Jesus Christ in the Catholic Church. Active parishioners are invited to become a part of the RCIA process as a sponsor or a variety of other roles. Contact: Nicholas Kovatch at the Parish Office (741- 5300).
Ushers: Responsible for greeting and seating parishioners, collecting the financial offerings and handing out bulletins at the end of Mass. Contact: Ed Henn (385-0837).
Worship Commission: Advises the Pastor and parish staff on the implementation of the rituals of the Roman Catholic liturgy. This commission also helps educate all parishioners about the liturgy and its central role in Catholic life. Contact: Fr. Nolker (741-5300).