Ministries

Adult Faith Enrichment: Offers programs providing knowledge of scripture and education of the faith. Contact: Greg Hann at ghann@stcassianchurch.org  or 973-744-2850, x5060

Altar Servers: Assist the celebrant at Mass and special liturgies. Contact: Rev. Marc Vicari at parishoffice@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850

Baptismal Team: Welcomes families and assist the priest with the Baptism. Contact: Greg Hann at ghann@stcassianchurch.org  or 973-744-2850, x5060

Children’s Liturgy: Age appropriate liturgy lessons for ages 3 through the fifth grade each Sunday at the 9:00am Mass. Contact: Regina Sammon at rasammon@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850 x5059

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 parishoffice@stcassianchurch.org  or 973-744-2850

First Friday 050 Group: For our Over 50 crowd, monthly gathering of prayer and fellowship. Contact: Marion Turek at venusreader@comcast.net

Food Collection: Regular food donations are distributed to various food pantries supported by Catholic Charities. Contact: Greg Hann at ghann@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850, x5060

Home School Association: Encourages smooth communications between the school and home, financial and volunteer support of parent/school projects. Contact: Beth Stivers at SaintCassianHSA@gmail.com

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 mary@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850 x5056

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 at jnash@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850 x5058

Job Seekers: Provides a cross-reference of professional contacts in the parish and community. Contact their website: 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 at marrinj@icloud.com

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 at eileen@stcassianchurch.org  or 973-744-2850 x5055

Linen Committee: Oversees the supply of altar linens. Contact: Pat O’Grady at oerwineula@aol.com

Lectors: Proclaim the Word of God on Sunday and at Holy Day Liturgies. Contact: Rev. Marc Vicari at parishoffice@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850

Marriage Encounter: A weekend of Christian renewal for couples. Contact: Worldwide Marriage Encounter website: www.wwme.org

Music: Enhances the experience of the liturgy through the use of vocal and instrumental music. Contact: Stephen Powers at stephenjpowers@aol.com or 973-744-2850 x5054

Our Little Brothers & Sisters: Annual used clothing drive. Contact: Cecilia Streit at Cecilia.streit@gmail.com & Amy Carr at amycarr2020@gmail.com

Religious Education for Public/Private School Students: Religious classes are offered for students in grades one through eight. Children receive weekly instruction and preparation for sacraments. Contact: Regina Sammon at rasammon@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850 x5059

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: Greg Hann at ghann@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850 x5060

Rosary/Altar Society: Get closer to Jesus through the rosary, meditation, and spiritual study of the Virgin Mary. Contact: Pat O’Grady at erwineula@aol.com

School Foundation: Attract financial support for equipment, materials, programs, and capital improvements. Contact: Lisa Schmey at stcassianschoolfoundation@gmail.com

Ushers: Assist in such activities as seating worshippers, collections, and general parishioner assistance. Contact: Walter Springer at wspringer@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850 x5057

Youth Group: Social, spiritual, serving, and educational programs for youths from Grades 7 through 12. Contact: Greg Hann at ghann@stcassianchurch.org or 973-744-2850 x5060