Liturgical Ministries

The Liturgy is central to our Catholic life.  Enhance your life and our community by sharing your talents during the Liturgy.

  • Offer hospitality as a greeter or usher
  • Proclaim the Word of God reading at mass
  • Distribute communion at mass
  • Help prepare and coordinate for mass:
    • Prepare the liturgical materials for mass
    • Coordinate ministers, servers, and altar assistants
  • Share your musical talents (vocal or instrumental) as parr of the choir
  • Man the sound board for mass to ensure that the sound of the music and ministers is good

Ministers of Hospitality (Usher/Greeters)

The ushers are responsible for hospitality and meeting the needs of people at all weekend masses. Assist the congregation with seating, offertory, taking up the gifts, directing the congregation during communion, and distributing parish bulletins at the end of mass. If you see that you can help during a Mass, we welcome your involvement.

Lectors

Serve the community by proclaiming the Word of God through scripture readings at all masses.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist the priest at Mass with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ. These ministers have been trained and commissioned to carry out this sacred duty. They also bring Holy Communion to the sick and home-bound.

Altar Servers

Boys and girls who have made their First Communion and assists the priest during Mass. Attendance in a training session is necessary prior to serving.

Mass Sacristans

Mass sacristans are responsible for the preparation and care of the materials used in the liturgy (water, wine, communion vessels, etc) and cleans up after Mass.

Weekday/end Sacristans

Sacristans comes in during the week to care for the plants, replenish the Holy Water, general cleaning and care for the altars, the altar and votive candles, and the sacristies. 

Mass Coordinator

Mass Coordinators maintain calm before all Masses. They assure that all ministries are staffed for Mass.

Altar Assistants

Altar Assistants and Servers assist the priest during Mass

Music Ministers

Music Ministers lead the assembly in musical prayer as cantors, song leaders or choir members.

Liturgy Sound Engineer/mixer 

The parish needs an individual to maintain the sound mix at all Masses. A background in sound is helpful. The parish will also provide training.