Liturgical Ministries

Altar Servers

Rev. John D. Schiele
Phone: (215) 822-9224
frschiele@comcast.net
The Altar Servers group is a ministry open to boys and girls who have attained at least the fifth grade in school and have received their First Communion. The altar servers act as acolytes to provide support and assistance at Mass and other special occasions as the need arises. Practice sessions are required before serving on the altar to learn the duties necessary.

Eucharistic Ministers

Ms. Mary Ann Janson
Phone: (215) 822-9224
majanson@comcast.net
Eucharistic Ministers serve the faith community by distributing the consecrated bread and/or wine to Parishioners during Mass and to visit our sick who unable to come to Mass.

Readers

Rev. John D. Schiele
Phone: (215) 822-9224
frschiele@comcast.net
Ministers of the Word proclaim Scripture readings to the assembled faith community during the Liturgy. All Parishioners are welcome to become Readers. Individual training is provided for new Readers.

Ushers

Ms. Mary Ann Janson
Phone: (215) 822-9224
majanson@comcast.net
Ushers are present at every Mass, greeting the congregation before and after Mass, assisting in the offertory collection, and ensuring a smooth procession for Communion.

Sacristans

Mr. Don DeLash
Phone: (215) 766-7798
dondelash@comcast.net
Sacristans prepare the altar and sacred vessels before each Mass and other special occasions.

Children’s Lectionary Program

Mrs. Monica Becker
Phone: (215) 257-0277
This program provides an opportunity for the children to hear the gospel proclaimed and explained in language they can understand. The Sunday Liturgy of the Word is offered during the 9:30 PM Mass to children in grades 1 and 2.

Sunday Pre-School

Mrs. Bridget Pustay
Phone: (267) 278-0041
bridgetpustay@verizon.net
The focus of this program is to instill the faith in our young in creative ways by arts and crafts, nature, and the Word of God. The Sunday Pre-School is offered on Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM at the school for children ages 3, 4, and 5 years old.

Baptism Team

Ms. Mary Ann Janson
Phone: (215) 822-9224
majanson@comcast.net
The Baptism Team setup the baptism and assist the priest or deacons during the baptisms.

Altar Society

Mrs. Catherine McElroy
Phone: (215) 822-8525
mcelroycc@msn.com
The Altar Society is a group of volunteers who clean the church weekly and before special events. Teams work for an hour or two on Friday or Saturday mornings, on a rotating 5-week schedule.

Art & Environment

Mrs. Doreen Hoyer
Phone: (215) 249-9085
doreenhoyer@verizon.net
The Art and Environment committee prepares the altar flowers each week and for every holy day and special events. The members also maintain the gardens outside the church.

Music Ministry

Mrs. Dee-Dee LaRocca
Phone: (215) 822-3395
ddla150@hotmail.com

Adult Choir
When:   Wednesday Evenings from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
The Adult Choir is made up of anyone who wants to sing and use that gift to serve God. The choir meets every Wednesday evening, September to June, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the Church.

Musicians and Cantors
Musician and cantors are scheduled on a rotating basis to be the leaders of song for weekly liturgies and other special services. There are periodic meetings and training sessions throughout the year in order to learn new music and review the directives for the coming liturgical season.

Adult Hand Bells
Rehearsals are on Monday evenings from 8:15 to 9:30 PM, September through May, in the Church.

Children Choir
When:   Monday Evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Our children’s Choir was organized to encouraged the children of the parish to praise God in song and to enhance both our Sunday and special liturgies. All children, grades 2 – 8 are invited to participate. The choir meets every Monday evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Church. Members of our choir are eligible to be part of our Bell Choir meets on Mondays at 6:30 p.m.