Altar Servers

Altar servers assist the priest/celebrant at Masses. Volunteers for this ministry must be in the 4th grade or older.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

These parishioners receive delegation and training to assist in the distribution of Holy Communion during Masses. To be considered for this ministry, parishioners must be at least 16 years old, have received the Sacrament of Confirmation, be in good standing with the Church and actively practicing their faith.

Lectors

Lectors are trained to proclaim the readings from Sacred Scripture during Mass, and to announce the intentions for the General Intercessions. Parishioners must be 16 years of age and older, have received the Sacrament of Confirmation, be in good standing with the Catholic Church and actively practicing their faith.

Music Ministry

Cantors, choir, organist and other musicians are all included in this ministry. Music ministers use their talents to assist the congregation during Mass and for special ceremonies of the Church.

In addition to the regular Mass Choir, the Resurrection Choir gathers together to sing for funerals. Everyone is welcome to join in.

Mass Greeters/Ushers

These volunteers open the doors and greet parishioners with a smile and a wish of welcome as they arrive for Mass. The ushers assist in seating parishioners for liturgy and take up the collection. They provide "good order" as needed. This ministry is open to all parishioners 16 years and older.

Liturgical Art and Environment

These volunteers assist in decorating the church in the appropriate manner for each Liturgical Season of the year. Guidance from the pastor in liturgical rubrics and norms are followed in order to best facilitate the Church's pastoral sense of liturgy.

Gift Bearers

These volunteers bring up the Offertory Gifts. Anyone in the parish is welcome to sign up to participate. Families are encouraged to participate together.

Eucharistic Adoration

The first Friday of each month, after the 8 a.m. Mass, the Eucharist is exposed for adoration throughout the day until 5 p.m. To sign up for a specific 1/2 hour of prayer, please add your name to the list on the bulletin board in back of Church.

Rosary Leaders

These volunteers lead the congregation in the rosary before Mass, on the weekends and other times as needed.

Communion to the Sick and Shut-In

Volunteers, who are Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, take the Body of Christ to those Catholics who are not able to attend Mass.

Lenten Soup Suppers

These soup suppers are held during Lent at the St. Anthony Center. Silence is observed during these meals and readings that invoke spiritual reflection are read. Various parish organizations assist in providing the meal.