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Liturgical Ministries

 

You may take for granted when you come to church on Sunday or for a special event the various “extras” that make the Mass or service a meaningful experience. Greeters welcome you as you enter. Lectors proclaim God’s Word. Altar servers assist the priests and deacons during the celebration. Mass coordinators ensure everything goes smoothly.  Various musical elements bring the liturgy to life.

These are just a few of the groups that make it possible for us to have beautiful, faith-filled celebrations here at St. Marcelline. Called the Liturgical Ministries, the following organizations play an active role in enhancing the various worship services we celebrate throughout the year.

If you are interested in more information or wish to join our roster of great ministers, please contact Dr. Marc Brunelle.

Altar Servers

Comprised of young people who assist the priest at Mass on the weekends and holy days.

Art and Environment

Parishioners who are charged with maintaining the environment in the worship space and the Lower Narthex.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion

Confirmed parishioners who distribute communion to the assembly at our weekend Masses.  Training sessions are offered several times throughout the year and a flexible schedule is available.

Greeters

Folks who greet our parishioners and guests at Mass.  They provide a welcoming smile to all who enter our church.

Ushers

Are men and women of our parish who ensure the safety and well-being of all who worship with us each week.  They assist with those who have disabilities find seating, help those who fall ill, and guide those needing directions.  They are importent to maintaing a reverent and peaceful atmosphere.

Lectors

Adults and teens who proclaim the "Word of the Lord" each week.  New members are always welcome.

Mass Coordinators

Parishioners who assist the Director of Liturgy & Music with the overall set-up and coordinating of ministers at each Mass.  They are an invaluable key to a prayer-filled, well-planned and executed Liturgy.  They assist with set up of the vessels and litugical books, coordinating families to process up the Gifts, to making sure all the Eucharistic Ministers are present.  Anyone who has an interest in providing necessary leadership in the Liturgy are most welcome.

Sacristans

Dedicated members who maintain supplies in the sacristy, wash and painstakingly press the Purificators and other linens used at Mass, assist in cleaning the Church and many other "behind the scene" tasks.

Children's Liturgy of the Word

These adults and young adults provide our children an opportunity to hear God's Word in an appropriate environment where they can better understand the themes for a particular Sunday. They are processed from the assembly at the beginning of Mass, and brought to a special classroom. They are returned to their parents during the Prayers of the Faithful.

 

 

   
         
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