Ministries

Stewardship Committee As God’s servants, the Stewardship Committee’s vocation is to help the people, ministries and organizations of St. Patrick’s Parish discover, develop and sustain the gift of Christian Stewardship as the way of life.
Catholic Women’s League (CWL) Supports Catholic women through fellowship and spiritual refreshment. Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of the month, with social activities, as planned.
 
Couples For Christ A movement intended for the renewal and Strengthening of family life.
Knights of Columbus A men’s group, which supports all aspects of parish life. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month
 
Moms Group St. Patrick’s has a Wednesday morning group of mothers who gather for fellowship, prayer and support.
Seniors Group The seniors meet Tuesday afternoons for fellowship and to play card or games and they have a monthly potluck.
 
Pastoral Care Visits the sick and shut-ins and brings communion to them. Training required.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) A process enabling non-Catholics to become Catholic. We require sponsors who will journey with the participants. Hospitality help is also needed. We meet Wednesday evenings.
 
Youth Group A variety of activities for Junior High/Senior High students of the parish. Leaders, chaperones and advisory members needed.
St. Patrick’s Young People’s Choir  We have weekly rehearsals with young people, ages 6 - 18, from September until May every year.
 
Sacramental Preparation of Children Sacramental Preparation of Children is completed in this Parish rather than in your child’s school.
The Society of Saint Vincent De Paul The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is a unique Catholic Ministry that serves people of all faiths who are in need.
 
Library Our Parish Library is open after every Mass, and during Parish Office hours. Come up the altar steps (R.H. side) and through the sacristy to access the Library. Volunteers help after weekend Masses, process new books, projects etc.
Sacristan Assists with set-up for Mass and caring for liturgical vessels/linens.
 
Altar Server Children Gr. 4 & older, assist the Priest at Mass. Altar servers must have received their 1st Eucharist.
Bible Study (Women) Meets Thursday mornings.
 
Baptismal Preparation Team A ministry for parents seeking baptism for their child. This requires home visitors, and hospitality and catechist teams who run our monthly Sunday workshops for parents.
Bulletin Stapling A one hour commitment Fri. mornings approximately once every 4 to 6 weeks.
 
Children's Liturgy  Provided at the weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Masses Children (3-8yrs) can share at a level they understand and enjoy. Our teachers and assistants are Grade 6 & up. Prepared lessons provided.   We also need assistance with set up, clean up etc.
Choirs Share your instrumental or vocal talents at one of our five Masses. There are also children’s and youth choirs which practice weekly and lead the liturgy once a month. Or volunteer for our Funeral Choir!
 
Collection Counters We meet at 12Noon for 2 hours on Sundays. Scheduled every 5 or 6 weeks.
Decorating Committee Prepares, sets up and maintains the church environment for the liturgical seasons throughout the year.
 
Eucharistic Ministers Assist the clergy in distributing communion. Mandatory Fall workshop.
Funeral Receptions Help prepare and serve refreshments after funeral services.
 
Gift Families Present the hosts & wine at Mass.
Prayer Group  Prays for our families and community. Meets in church Tuesday to Friday, after morning Mass.
 
Legion of Mary Legion of Mary of St Patrick's church meet every Wednesday at 7pm in Bishop O'Byrne's room. The Junior Legion ages from 7-18 years of age meet every Saturday at 3:30- 4:30pm in the Bishop Henry room.
Sacramental Preparation Help with preparation for 1st Communion (Gr. 2 and up), 1st Reconciliation (Gr. 3 and up) and Confirmation (Gr. 6 and up).
 
Reader Share announcements and proclaim the scriptures at Mass. Mandatory workshop.
St. Vincent de Paul Society Assists those in need in the Parish area.
 
Welcoming Committee Establishes contact with new parishioners and hosts welcoming suppers.
 
Ushers Greet people, help seat them at Mass, take up collection and distribute bulletins.