Word and Holy Communion
Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion (Communion/Eucharistic Minister):
Distributes Holy Communion during the Mass and brings the sacred vessels back to the sacristy after Mass, setting up for the next Mass.
Makes the announcements, proclaims the readings during Mass, and in the absence of the deacon leads the assembly in general intercessions.
Minister to the Homebound:
Brings Holy communion to those who are unable to attend Mass.
Assist the priest/deacon in the Mass and other liturgies, e.g. weddings, funerals, Stations of the Cross, etc.
Vocalist, instrumentalist and accompanists:
Adds to the beauty of the Mass by leading the assembly in the sung and musical parts of the Mass. We have both children (8 to 12 years of age) and an adult choir (this group is open to all adults and high school aged teens).
Welcomes those arriving for Mass, distributes and collects worship aids, collects the offering, and distributes bulletins.
Helps people find seats, assists with the collection and communion procession, and helps in emergency situations.
Responsible for set up and cleanup before and after Mass.
Arts and Environment:
Helps decorate the church and sanctuary.
Works and cares for the outside environment: planting, watering and weeding flowers.
Cleans the church and narthex on a weekly basis.
Washes and presses at home the linens used for Mass.
Helps with the sale of Manna after Mass.