The Liturgy committee coordinates the many aspects of our worship services. This includes the activities of eucharistic ministers, lectors, ministers of hospitality, ushers, servers, music and decorating.
Meets on the 2nd Thursday at 7:00PM
Eucharistic Ministers serve during Masses by distributing the Body and Blood of Christ. These ministers also take Holy Communion to the sick and homebound members of our parish.
An initial orientation and an annual refresher training are required.
Our parish readers participate in the Mass by delivering the scripture readings during the Liturgy of the Word.
An initial orientation and an annual refresher are required.
Ministers of Hospitality
Ministers of Hospitality greet new members to our parish. They also provide welcoming at our Masses.
Our ushers help prepare the church for worship, help seat parishioners, and assist with the Offertory collection.
Adult altar servers customarily serve for our Saturday evening Mass.
Young men and women are altar servers for daily and Sunday Masses.
Training for children to be servers is scheduled by contacting the Rectory.
Art and Environment
The Art and Environment committee is part of the Liturgy committee. Committee members decorate the altar and church to reflect the theme of the season.
Visits We have an active program to visit our parishioners that are in nursing homes or are homebound. Our visits are intended to meet the continuing spiritual needs of parishioners who are no longer able to attend Mass and other events.
Homebound visits can be arranged by contacting the Rectory.
St. Mary has an active music program that complements our other liturgical celebrations. The music program includes an adult choir, children’s choir, and orchestra. All parishioners of school age or older are welcome to participate in some area of the music program.
Musical groups usually practice on Tuesday evenings. Contact the parish Music Director through the Rectory for information on specific groups.