Guided by the Holy Spirit, our mission as a Catholic community of faith is to challenge and support one another while humbly living the gospel message and serving the common good as witnesses to Jesus Christ. We strive to worship our God by responding to the needs of the parish community; fostering spiritual growth, providing exceptional Catholic educational programs, and reaching out with love and compassion to serve all.
Life-long faith formation is essential to spiritual growth, and many dedicated and talented individuals play roles in the creation and celebration of our liturgical services. Pam Francisco is our pastoral associate and can answer questions and provide more information about joining our liturgical support teams; contact Pam here.
These men and women serve our parish through the distribution of Holy Communion at mass. They share the wonderful gift of Jesus' presence in the lives of many. Pam Francisco can provide more information about joining our EM team.
We welcome parents to be involved in planning and assisting our monthly family liturgy services. The goal is to include children in Sunday mass through reading, creative art work or other activities that reflect the meaning of the season. Family liturgies are generally held on the first Sunday of the month at the 9:30am mass. Please contact Pam Francisco to become involved.
Lectors & Commentators
Adults who share the Word of the Lord through reading at mass and other liturgical services. This role also includes commentating at mass and sharing information through announcements at services. To become a member of this team please contact Pam Francisco.
This group plans all of the Sunday and special holy day liturgies celebrated in the parish. They bring together the theme, readings and music for our many celebrations of the Eucharist. They also do a wonderful job decorating our church and chapel. We welcome new members; please contact Pam Francisco or more information.
Teens and adults who serve as greeters at mass and other liturgies, welcoming and assisting all who come to celebrate at our parish. Ushers are always needed; contact Pam Francisco or more information.
Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Our music ministry is a faith-filled group of parishioners who share their love of God and music through singing and playing at liturgies, enhancing and reinforcing the song of the congregation through harmony, unison and solo singing, playing and ringing. They prepare diligently through regular gatherings comprised of shared prayer and rehearsal of choral hymns, acclamations and faith sharing.To join any of the our music ministries, contact our music director, Margie Shiel.
Accompany cantor and choirs on both the church organ, piano guitar and violin.
Adults who love to sing both traditional hymns and more contemporary songs in SATB parts. They sing on the second and fourth Sundays of each month at the 9:30am mass. Weekly evening rehearsals September through May.
Singers who lead the congregation in praise through song. These singers have attended cantor school and continue their training at quarterly meetings. They serve on a rotating schedule at one mass every other week. Quarterly rehearsals.
Children of the parish in second through eighth grade, who sing songs ranging from traditional to contemporary. They sing on the first Sunday of each month at 9:30am mass. Weekly afternoon rehearsals September-May.
Children’s Hand Bell Choir
Children of the parish in fourth-eighth grade learning and ringing hand bells for 9:30am mass on the first Sunday of the month. Directed by Michael Crisci, they rehearse once weekly in the afternoon, September-May.
Teens and adults who play guitar or other instruments and/or sing primarily contemporary music, but also some traditional hymns. They sing at the 11:00am mass on most Sundays. Weekly evening rehearsals September through May.
Adults and teens who play hand bells and play on the fourth Sunday of the month at 9:30am mass. Directed by Michael Crisci; weekly evening rehearsals September-May.