Sacristan

Many things need to be done before liturgy can take place. The building must be opened and lit, bread and wine must be in place, vessels and vestments available, books and candles set out....

RCIA Catechist

In the journey of Christian Initiation, Catechists have an indispensable role. They enable the faith of inquirers to resonate more and more deeply in their lives as they approach the sacraments of life in...

Collection Counter

Under the direction of the Collection Counter Coordinator, the Collection Counter assists in the timely and accurate counting of weekly (Monday morning) and special collections for the parish. The team must consist of at...

Altar Servers

The mass is the central prayer and liturgical activity of the Catholic faith community. Altar Servers assist the assembly by presenting/arranging items used in liturgical celebrations. They reverently and efficiently enable other ministers to...

Psalmist / Cantor

Who Can Serve as a Psalmist? Psalmist’s goal is not to deliver a musical performance but to lead and sustain the congregation in sung prayer. Psalmists are enhancing the Word of God through song and...

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

The ordinary minister of Holy Communion is a bishop, priest or deacon (CANON 910, §1). However, other members of the faithful, known as extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion (EMHCs), may be commissioned to assist...

Lector

Who Can Serve as a Minister of the Word? According to the ancient tradition and the teaching of the Church, the proclamation of the readings apart from the Gospel is ministerial not presidential. Therefore,...

Liturgical Music Ministry

St. Joseph’s Music Ministry provides liturgical music at all the four mass times at St. Joseph’s church, as well to other liturgical celebrations at our parish. We sing various genres of liturgical music, from gregorian chant...