Parish Ministries and Organizations

Parish Council


Front Row: Mary Palumbo, Norma Lavocat
Back Row (left to right): Kevin Seeley, Donald Spoth trustee, Fr. Dan Young, Dr. Brian Karaszewski trustee, Butch Mrugalski


Liturgical Ministries

Altar Server
The altar servers help to serve at God's Altar during the mass. This is the first ministry that allows the youth of our parish to get involved in the workings of the church. Servers learn the importance of commitment and sacrifice that are needed to meet their schedule obligations. Children are eligible when they enter Grade 4.

Altar Server
Adults are needed for Funeral Masses.

Extra-Ordinary Minister
Serve at Mass for sick, home bound, hospital, and nursing homes

Children's Mass

Usher

RCIA Team Member 
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Classes begin in the fall and go to Easter Vigil. For anyone who needs the Sacrament of Baptism, First Holy Communion, Confirmation or anyone who would like to become Catholic. Want to learn more about your Catholic Faith?

Environment
Help provide and place decor at both worship sites during the liturgical season and year.

Eucharistic Adoration
Every first Friday of the month we have adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after the 8:00 am Mass located at the St. Augustine Campus site. It concludes at 9:00 am. Come spend an hour with Jesus.

Greeter at Mass

Sacristans
Responsible for the cleaning of the altar linens, keeping the main altar clean, and inserting new candles in the holders.

Music Ministry


Committees

Buildings and Grounds

Cemetery


Parish Outreach

Pick up/deliver donated items

Catholic Charities Volunteer


Religious Education

Teacher

Aide/Substitute

Faith Formation

Confirmation Volunteer


Parish Organizations

Bereavement Ministry
Individuals will work with Father Dan in aiding the bereaved families in providing and planning the Funeral Mass. Also they will help in follow up after the death of a family member.

Bereavement Luncheon Volunteer
For the family of the deceased; we have three teams who will shop, prepare, cook, serve and clean up after a meal is provided.

St. John Neumann Prayer Shawl Ministry
Shawls may be requested and presented for physical illness, emotional tragedies, spiritual struggles or simply a need for a warm embrace and comfort. Prayers are woven into the shawls as they are made which creates a vessel for God's mysterious presence in other's lives.

Gardeners for Jesus
Help around the two worship sites planting, weeding, watering and more! Bloom where you are planted for Jesus.

Hospitality
Takes place on the third Sunday of each month at both worship sites. Responsible for ordering and picking up donuts, rolls, juice and milk. Also includes setting up, making coffee, hot water for tea, and clean up after everyone is gone. Turn in receipts to the rectory and you will be reimbursed for all.

Pro-Life
To educate our parish on all Life issues and help coordinate special diocesan events for our parish.

Youth Ministry
To have weekly meetings in providing our young people with spiritual nourishment and community service projects in collaboration with the Diocesan Youth Organization.

Men for Jesus
The Catholic Diocese offers monthly meetings at different Parish locations. A speaker, confession and Mass usually comprise the evening event.

Housekeepers for the Lord
This group will aid in keeping out worship sites clean and tidy.

Rosary Group
Meets once a month at a parishoner's home at 7:00 pm to recite the Rosary.

Bible Study
Deacon Bob leads a bible study after the Monday 8:00 am Mass.

Prayer Group
Meet at home of parishioner for intercessory prayer.

Christian Mothers
To have yearly fundraisers for the benefit of the local poor and needy. Assist, wherever they can, with parish expenses such as major repairs and fuel assistance in the winter months. Help to provide, assist or outreach to young mothers.
Contact: Anne Metz, President

Boy Scout Troop 47 and Cub Scouts
Contact: Dave Fischer


Miscellaneous

Carpooling/Transportation
To provide rides to anyone who cannot get to Church or would like a ride to either site.

Parish Lawn Fete Fundraiser

Sewing

Baking

Parish Life
Helping with any parish activities, functions the parish will hold. Ex. Faith Formations, Retreats and Fundraisers.

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