Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
So you could not keep watch with me for one hour?
Adoration hour is scheduled each Thursday in the Church from 9:30 to 10:30 am. You are invited to join Our Lord when the dispensing of His Graces are more magnified.
Buildings and Grounds Maintenance
As a parishioner be observant. Look at the church buildings and grounds as though they were your own. Take responsibility for getting done the things that need to be repaired or replaced in a timely manner. Call and ask for help for those items that you do not have the ability or knowledge to do yourself. If all the may people that you have signed up to help with the wide variety of skilled trades needs of the Parish did the above, our buildings and grounds would always be in good shape.
ENDOW – Education on the Nature and Dignity of Women
ENDOW is a non-profit Catholic educational organization which helps women from all walks of life to discover their God-given dignity and femininity through the richness and authenticity of Catholic teaching. Study groups bring women together to learn about their faith by meeting in small groups of six to ten women.
The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization for Catholic men. Knights all over the world are given opportunities to be education in Catholic teachings and make a difference through prayer, community service and fund raising for their Parish and community. The Knights aim to build a better world, rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Legion of Mary
Active members of this organization serve God under the banner of Mary by practicing the Spiritual Works of Mercy. It is a world wide organization of those willing to pray and work for any Catholic activity that benefits the Parish, using the Blessed Virgin Mary as their model. Come join us to deepen your faith through the most powerful intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Neo-Catechumenal Way Ministry
In an official recognition of this experience Pope John Paul II stated:
Among the realities generated by the Spirit in our days, figure the Neocatechumenal Communities, initiated by Mr Kiko Argüello and Ms Carmen Hernandez (Madrid, Spain), the effectiveness of which for the renewal of Christian life was acclaimed by my predecessor, Paul VI, as a fruit of the Council: “How much joy and how much hope you give us by your presence and by your activity… To live and to promote this re-awakening is what you call a way “after baptism”, which will be able to renew in today’s christian communities those effects of maturity and deepening that, in the primitive Church, were realized by the period of preparation for Baptism”
Pope John Paul II – Letter Ogniqualvolta Acta Apostolicae Sedis -AAS 82 (1990), 1513 – 1515 – quoting “Paul VI to the Neocatechumenal Communities, General Audience, 8th May 1974, in NOTITIAE 96-96, 1974, 230
Over the past thirty years it has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing ministries within Roman Catholicism, and helped the creation of more than 60 Diocesan Missionary Seminaries around the world.
Respect Life Committee
Respect Life Committee coordinates activities and promotes issues regarding the sanctity of human life. This is a three-pronged ministry consisting of pastoral care, education and effect on public policy.
Stewardship Committee volunteers focus on encouraging and identifying opportunities for parishioners to share with others their gifts of time, talent and treasure.