Ministries

ALTAR SERVERS:

They serve at the various Sunday and Holy Day Masses, Wedding, Funeral etc. celebrated in the church.  Adults (men & women), young boys & girls are involved in this ministry.

 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION:

They distribute the body and blood of Christ to the faithful at the Eucharistic Celebrations.  Also, they bring Holy Communion to the sick & shut–ins in the community.

 

GIFT PRESENTERS:

They bring the gifts (bread, wine & the collection) to the altar and present those to the presider during the Mass.  Individuals or families are encouraged to join this ministry.  Any member of the family at any age can be a gift presenter.

 

HOSPITALITY:

They welcome the people at the door for each of the Lord’s Day Masses.

 

MUSIC:

Music is a vital part of our liturgies and parish life. Both vocalists and instrumentalists are invited to join all choirs.  All ages welcome.

 

READERS:

They proclaim the Word of God at the various liturgies, namely Mass, Funeral, Wedding, Baptism etc.  Adults (men & women), young boys & girls who have received First Communion are welcome to join this ministry.

 

MASS COORDINATORS:

They ensure that everything is ready for a particular celebration.  He/she does not do all the preparatory tasks himself/herself, but he/she does oversee the preparations.

 

USHERS:

They seat the people, take up the collection during the Mass and pass bulletins etc. at the end of the Mass.  Adults & youth (men & women) and children of school age can take up this ministry.

 

SACRISTANS:

Individuals and families who set out, clean and put away sacred vessels, hosts, wine and linens used at each liturgy.

 

LITURGICAL ART AND ENVIRONMENT:

Are you an artist, seamstress, flower arranger, carpenter, designer, quilter, photographer, graphic artist, or have theatre background?  This committee assists with design, setup and takedown of decorations for the church seasons and celebrations.

 

CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF WORD:

The Word of God is proclaimed, reflected at the children’s level.  It enables our young children to experience Mass as meaningful in their lives.  Confirmed adult leaders and youth assistants are needed for this ministry.

 

BAPTISM PREPARATION

Contact the parish office for information on Baptism Preparation Program and Celebration Schedule.

 

MARRIAGE PREPARATION

Contact the parish office for information on Marriage Preparation Program and Celebration Schedule.

 

FUNERAL MINISTRY:

Helps with funeral arrangements and services in the church.

 

NOTE:    

If you would like to know more about these groups; or, would like to participate you may contact the office:

Deacon Gordon MacKinnon, Office Manager 461 – 1987

or write to us by clicking this link:  Contact Us

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