Liturgies

Liturgies

Altar Servers

Altar servers are chosen from those young men and women who display a desire for a more intimate union with our Lord, Jesus Christ.  It is a great privilege to serve at the altar, where the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross is made present. Therefore, servers have a solemn responsibility to perform their assigned duties with dignity and reverence. Servers carry the cross, the processional candles, hold the book for the priest celebrant when he is not at the altar, carry the…

Outreach & Fellowship

Every first Sunday of the month is a fellowship Sunday in which we welcome new members of our Catholic community. Our Hospitality Team is entrusted with promoting a sense of welcoming and belonging to all the faithful assembled for worship. To learn more about this ministry, contact our Ministry Leads: AMR POC: Danen Hammond at rundledc@gmail.com MPC POC: Victoria Rios-Furlow at victoria.riosfurlow@gmail.com

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion (EMHC)

General Principles In every celebration of the Eucharist, there should be a sufficient number of ministers of Holy Communion so that it may be distributed in a reverent and orderly manner. Bishops, priests and deacons distribute Holy Communion in virtue of their office as ordinary ministers of the Body and Blood of the Lord. (1) When the size of the congregation or the incapacity of the bishop, priest, or deacon requires it, the celebrant may be assisted by other bishops,…

Lectors

“In the absence of an instituted lector, other lay people may be deputed to proclaim the readings from Sacred Scripture, people who are truly suited to carrying out this function and carefully prepared, so that by their hearing the readings from the sacred texts the faithful may conceive in their hearts a sweet and living affection for Sacred Scripture.” (General Instruction of the Roman Missal 101) Lectors are men and women who are fully initiated Catholics and who have discerned…

Music and Choir

MUSIC has the power to lead us back … to the Creator of all harmony, creating a resonance within us which is like being in tune with the beauty and truth of God, with the reality which no human knowledge or philosophy can ever express.” – Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Read more about SACRED MUSIC at http://www.sfcatholic.org/worship/what-is-sacred-music Share with us your God-given Talent, contact our Ministry Leads:   AMR POC: Jackie Henderson at cjadk@aol.com MPC POC: Erna Hobro at musikascme@gmail.com

Altar Linens

Helping to maintain the altar linens is a silent, generous way to serve God and our Catholic community. Volunteers take turns each week for collecting, cleaning, and pressing the linens used during the Mass. They are the ones who see that the linens are clean and fitting to be used at the Lord’s Table. Care and Cleaning of Altar Linens: http://www.catholicliturgy.com/index.cfm/FuseAction/DocumentContents/Index/2/SubIndex/11/DocumentIndex/529 To inquire about this quiet ministry which operates behind the scene, contact our Prayer and Worship Coordinators:   AMR POC:…