Ministries

Adult Catechism

Organize and participate in activities to instruct a variety of individuals in the Catholic Faith, including returning inactive Catholics, adult Catholics preparing for Confirmation and those who have been instructed in other faith traditions and desire to be in full communion with the Catholic Church.

Confraternity of Christian Doctrine - CCD Sunday School

Provide religious education for children not attending Catholic school with one-hour classes on Sunday at 9:30 am (October to May) in the parish school.

Scripture Study

Participate in learning activities that seek to deepen the understanding and acceptance of sacred scripture and enhance the gift of faith. Sundays at 9:30 am in the parish school.

Altar Servers

Assist the priest during Mass, helping at the presentation of the gifts, carrying the crucifix and candles in procession, and assisting in other aspects of the liturgy to enhance the noble simplicity and reverent efficiency of our liturgical celebrations.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Lay Eucharistic ministers assist with the distribution of the holy Eucharist at Mass, as well as bringing the sacrament to the sick and shut-in within the parish.

Lectors

Proclaim the scriptures at Mass with reverence, understanding, and conviction.

Greeters/Ushers

Welcome parishioners warmly with a smile and a friendly greeting, distribute programs, pay special attention to the needs of visitors to the parish, seat parishioners and visitors, help families and parishioners to carry the gifts at the offertory procession, pass collection baskets, and ensure an orderly flow at the time of holy Communion.

Music Ministry

Sung Masses at the Sunday 11:00am Mass (choir).

Ladies Sodality

Support the church through various parish activities and fundraisers and social events during the year, especially Sunday breakfasts and bus trips.

Men's Club

Support the church through various parish activities and fundraisers and social events during the year, especially Sunday breakfasts and bus trips.

Youth Group and Young Adults

Instruct young men and women in the Catholic Faith and help young adults grow in faith through friendship and participation in parish religious and social events, discussions, and prayer.

Social Concerns - Outreach to the Poor and Needy

Assist the poor and needy of the Shaw neighborhood by offering a modest food pantry, contacting the sick and shut-in to assess their needs.

Outreach to the Latino Community

Work to increase awareness of the parish within the Latino community of Shaw neighborhood.