Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC)
Distribute communion at worship services. EMHC’s are scheduled to serve at the mass they normally attend. Training and certification are required and provided by the diocese. Prerequisites are:
Contact Frank Conley 255-2392 CONLEY257@aol.com or Mary Birmingham 254-1595 x3068
- Be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.
- If married, must be married in the Church.
- Attend a Diocesan sponsored training session.
Proclaim the Word of God at our worship services. Lectors are scheduled to read at the mass they normally attend. Training is provided. Lectors are given Lector Handbooks and are required to familiarize themselves with their scheduled readings.
Contact Dee Chapman 254-7895
Ministers of Hospitality (Ushers and Greeters)
Welcome and warmly greet parishioners as they arrive at worship services. Assist in the orderly flow in and out of mass, and take up the collection. They serve at the Mass they normally attend. Training is provided.
Contact Barbara Jagrowski 259-5942
Boys and girls (4th grade and up) assist at the altar during all worship services. They serve at the mass they normally attend. Training is provided. Meetings are held as needed for all servers and a fun annual outing is planned each summer.
“There are a couple of meetings to teach you how to serve and you shadow others at first so you know what to do. You have a good feeling after you serve. You serve God and it’s really good.”
–Layne Chairvolotti, age 13
Contact: Deacon Tom Stauffacher, 242-4504, email@example.com
or Frank Conley 255-2392 CONLEY257@aol.com
Sacristans have the responsibility for care of the sacristy and its contents. They set up for the celebration of all worship services assuring all is in readiness. Sacristans are scheduled at the mass they normally attend. Training is provided and on going leadership is provided by the Head Sacristan.
Contact Marie Tyson 255-3483
The Liturgical Music Ministry provides a choral program for all ages. Those interested in serving as choir member, cantor, or instrumentalist are encouraged to contact the music director. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the musical prayer of our community as we gather for worship.
Contact Mary Birmingham 254-1595 x3068
The Contemporary Music Ensemble consists of vocalists and instrumentalists who serve the community during the 5:30 pm Sunday Liturgy and special events with high energy praise, heartfelt contemplative music, and favorite hymns in a contemporary style. Individuals interested in serving with the Contemporary Music Ensemble are encouraged to contact Ashley.
Contact Mr. Ashley Breaux at 254-1595 x3077
Performs one of the Corporal Works of Mercy: “Burying the Dead.” This ministry provides support and comfort to the family and friends of the deceased. We have a phone tree to notify members of a funeral, and no formal rehearsal. We welcome new members.
Contact Marie Odorizzi 255-3952