Ministries

 

Adult Faith Enrichment: Offers programs providing knowledge of scripture and education of the faith. Contact: Lee Ann Rivera

Altar Servers: Assist the celebrant at Mass and special liturgies. Contact: Rev. Marc Vicari at the Parish Office 973•744•2850

Baptismal Team: Welcomes families and assist the priest with the Baptism. Contact: Lee Ann Rivera

Children’s Liturgy: Age appropriate liturgy lessons for ages 3 through the fifth grade each Sunday at the 9:00am Mass. Contact: Regina Sammon

Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist: Help with the distribution of the Eucharist at Mass and to those unable to attend Mass. Contact: Rev. Marc Vicari at the Parish Office 973•744•2850

First Friday 050 Group: For our Over 50 crowd, monthly gathering of prayer and fellowship. Contact: Rose La Mantia

Food Collection: Regular food donations are distributed to various food pantries supported by Catholic Charities. Contact: Lee Ann Rivera

Home School Association: Encourages smooth communications between the school and home, financial and volunteer support of parent/school projects. Contacts: Catherine Grube

Hospitality: Create a warm welcome atmosphere in an outreach to visitors and parishioners by providing refreshments and sharing in fellowship after Sunday Masses. Contact: Mary Cavagnaro at the Parish Office 973•744•2850

In a Pinch: Provides companionship for shut-ins, rides to Mass, transportation to doctors’ appointments, meals and grocery shopping for families facing illness and hospitalization. Contact: Judy Nash

Job Seekers: Provides a cross-reference of professional contacts in the parish and community. Contact: www.jobseekersofmontclair.org

Knights of Columbus: For Catholic men eighteen years of age and older, who want to be part of a family-oriented charitable organization. Contact: John Marrin, P.G.K.-1277

Little Angels’ Place (Nursery): Little Angels’ Place is for children aged 1 to 3 who are a little too active for the 9am Mass. In Little Angels’, the children will play, sing songs, do simple crafts, and have a snack. Contact: Eileen Ziegler

Linen Committee: Oversees the supply of altar linens. Contact: Anna Mae Mass

Lectors: Proclaim the Word of God on Sunday and at Holy Day Liturgies. Contact: Rev. Marc Vicari at the Parish Office 973•744•2850

Marriage Encounter: A weekend of Christian renewal for couples. Contact: Katherine & Gerard McKenzie

Music: Enhances the experience of the liturgy through the use of vocal and insturmental music. Contact: Stephen Powers

Our Little Brothers & Sisters: Annual used clothing drive. Contact: Pat Mongini-Brunda

Religious Education for Public/Private School Students: Religious classes are offered for students in grades one through eight. Children receive weely instruction and preparation for sacraments. Contact: Regina Sammon

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): Instruction for adults who wish to become new members of the Catholic faith. Meet weekly from Mid-September through Easter. Contact: Brian Honsberger

Rosary/Altar Society: Get closer to Jesus through the rosary, meditation, and spiritual study of the Virgin Mary. Contact: Anna Mae Maas

School Foundation: Attract financial support for equipment, materials, programs, and capital improvements. Contact: David Morales

Ushers: Assist in such activities as seating worshippers, collections, and general parishioner assistance. Contact: John White

Youth Group: Social, spiritual, serving, and educational programs for youths from Grades 7 through 12. Contact: Lee Ann Rivera