In order to help our community do the work of Praise and Thanksgiving that is our Liturgical life, it takes a great number of people coming forward to be trained for liturgical ministry.
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Monthly adoration of the Eucharist.
First Friday of every month.
Altar Care Stewards give of their time cleaning and tidy the church making sure that the House of God is ready for Sunday liturgies. Takes place on Fridays.
Altar Linen Stewards make sure that the linens are washed weekly and returned by Friday to be ready for the weekend Liturgies. The Altar server albs are washed on an "as needed" basis.
Assist the celebrant at liturgies. 3rd grade and up. Must be enrolled in Faith Formation classes. Training is given.
Stewards use their talent with changing the environment for the different liturgical seasons. Involves changing linens, flowers, ironing, cleaning, and rearranging.
Stewards give of their time and talent helping with funeral liturgy planning and assist at funerals.
Stewards of this ministry assist during the liturgy by welcoming everyone before Mass and reading the weekly announcements.
Assist at Mass with the distribution of the Eucharist. Must attend a yearly workshop and training. (Must have completed all initiation Sacraments and the Sacrament of Marriage if married).
Ministers have the opportunity to share their time & talent greeting and welcoming parishioners and visitors. These ministers serve at weekend Masses, special Masses, occasions, and events.
Stewards share their time and caring talent visiting the sick, homebound, and the elderly. The Eucharistic Ministers also bring Communion to the homebound and nursing homes. They collect names of those who need prayers because of sickness and call them monthly to communicate that they are remembered. Make prayer blankets for those who have cancer or are seriously ill.
Lectors share their talent proclaiming the Word of God at liturgies. Must attend a yearly workshop and training. (Must have completed all initiation Sacraments and the Sacrament of Marriage if married).
Stewards prepare the vessels to be used at each liturgy, they make sure everything is in place before the liturgy begins. Sacristans are on a rotating schedule. (Must have completed all initiation Sacraments and the Sacrament of Marriage if married).
Assists couples preparing for marriage with the details involved with the Sacrament, music, readings, and rehearsal.