Description: Join other individuals in lending voices in song to enhance liturgical ceremonies and Masses throughout the year. Many songs reflect the traditional German Catholic heritage of this community.
Commitment: Practice varies, usually twice a month plus scheduled Masses.
Questions and to sign-up: Mary Kay Martin, director @ 796-1691.
Individuals or families volunteer to lead the rosary prior to weekend Masses.
Commitment: Typically one weekend Mass per month. The individual/family chooses which of the three weekend Masses to be schedule for.
Contact: Parish office (796-1604) for more information and to sign up
Description: Volunteers are responsible for keeping the sacristy in order, preparing the altar for Mass, filling votive candles, putting the appropriate linens on the altar according to liturgical year for Sunday Masses.
Commitment: 1 Mass every weekend, or every other.
Questions and to sign-up: Parish Office @ 796-1604.
By lectoring at Mass on Saturday evening or Sunday morning, the lector proclaims the Word of God to His people, and offers prayers of petitions on their behalf.
Commitment: Two hours of initial training, and one weekend Mass approximately once every other month, depending on how many lectors are signed up. Each lector may choose to lector for a particular weekend Mass.
Contact: Parish Office @ 796-1604.
Description: Greet worshipers as they arrive for Mass, assist them to their seats when needed, be alert to their needs, and gather the offertory collection at Mass. Be at the church entrance 20 minutes before Mass and on special occasions to greet and welcome parishioners and guests.
Commitment: Weekend Masses for a month period.
Questions and to sign-up: Bob Stuever @ 796-0238.
Description: Provide assistance in decorating the church in the days immediately preceding Christmas and Easter and removing the decorations at the close of the liturgical seasons. Decorations are placed both inside and outside the church.
Commitment: A few hours twice a year.
Questions and to sign-up: Joyce Lane @ 796-1565.