Unless otherwise noted, contact Deacon Jim Rodgers for Liturgical Ministries.
Altar Linen Launderers
On a rotating basis, individuals launder and press sacred linens with timeliness and dependability (Safe Environment Training is not required for this at-home ministry). Contact Connie Gourlie for more information.
The Altar Ministers coordinate the other liturgical ministers before Mass, prepare the liturgical items needed for Mass, and assist the Priest and Sacristan. Must be flexible, efficient, and adaptable, and have previous experience as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Contact Dennis Bozimowski for information.
Altar servers are Middle School or High School youth who assist the priest during the celebration of the Sunday Masses. Trained servers are assigned to the Mass of their choice. Contact Roy Morisak for more information.
Children's Liturgy of the Word Presiders
Lead the children's portion of the Liturgy of the Word (available at 9:30 am and 11:30 am Sunday Masses) by proclaiming the Gospel and preaching to the children in an age-appropriate manner. Presiders serve on a rotating schedule, usually once every 4-6 weeks. Contact Susan Sandles.
Children's Liturgy of the Word Song Leaders
Adults and High School students who lead our children in liturgical acclamations and songs during their age-appropriate liturgy. Song Leaders attend seasonal workshops and are usually assigned once a month. Contact Susan Sandles.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC)
EMHCs assist the Priests and Deacons (the Ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion) in distributing the Body and Blood of Christ to the faithful during Mass. Volunteers must be registered parishioners and attend training sessions before serving. Contact Deacon Jim Rodgers regarding training and Donna Sirna for scheduling.
Our team of flower volunteers help to decorate and enhance our church by making fresh arrangements each week. Contact Sandi Rockne for more information.
Our lectors proclaim the readings during Mass. If you would like to volunteer for this ministry, please ensure you also have time to practice the readings beforehand so that they are clearly and resonantly read. Training is offered. Contact Rich Lubke for scheduling.
Lead the Rosary before a weekend Mass of you choice. Volunteers may also be called upon to lead the Rosary at a wake or before a funeral liturgy. Contact Ron Tremethick to volunteer for this ministry.
Put up and take down seasonal liturgical tapestries. Days and times of service vary, but the total volunteer time is around 6-8 hours over the course of a year. Contact Gwen Kramer.
The ushers greet and welcome all who come to weekend and Holy Day Masses, especially offering assistance and direction to any newcomers. They direct people to open seats, help the elderly or disabled, take up the collection, hand out bulletins, and handle any emergencies that arise. Training is offered for the above duties, including building evacuation procedures, CPR, and the use of the cardiac defibrillator. Contact Mike McCardle for scheduling.