Programs
Extra-ordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
Extra-ordinary Ministers of the Eucharist bring Holy
Communion to the sick and homebound of the parish.
Assist the priest in distribution of Holy Communion during Mass.

Lectors
Lectors proclaim the Word of God at
Mass and at other devotions.

Altar Servers
Altar servers assist the priest and deacon in the celebration
of the Mass. Boys and girls in grades 4 thru 12 are eligible
and encouraged to participate in serving at God's altar.

Greeters/Ushers
Greeters welcome the people attending Mass and make
them feel at home. Ushers escort worshippers to their seats
and take responsibility for the good order of the service.

Music Ministry
Since music is an important element of the Mass, musicians
and vocalists are encouraged to participate in one of the choirs:
Keyboard choir: 5:00 p.m. Sat. Mass
Gospel choir: 9:00 a.m. Sun. Mass
Traditional choir: 11:30 a.m. Sun. Mass

Youth Group
Youth Group organizes activities for teenagers
based on Christian values.
Besides high school students, grades 6, 7 and 8
are also served as an affiliated group.
Meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in Youth Enrichment Center.

Migrant Ministry
Migrant Ministry identifies the physical and spiritual
needs of the migrant workers who work the fields of
Sumter County. The ministry raises money
and provides clothes for the workers.

Prison Ministry
Kairos is an ecumenical prison ministry based on the
Cursillo method. Its purpose is to build a strong
Christian community within the prison walls. Both men
and women prisons are visited and served.

Engaged/Marriage Encounter
Engaged Encounter uses a weekend to explore the factors
in a successful marriage. Compatibility, values and marriage
dynamics are studied. Marriage Encounter uses a weekend
to improve and enhance good marriages. It emphasizes
common values, personal relationships and family
goals in an atmosphere of love and faith.

Cursillo
Cursillo is a movement which uses small groups to
evangelize their environments with Christian values.
Participants attend a three-day weekend and commit themselves
to personal holiness, Christian growth and evangelization.
Ultreya meets second Friday at 7 p.m.

Charismatic Prayer Group
The prayer group meets for the purpose of praising God
and bringing the Holy Spirit into their lives.
The method involves songs of praise and quiet prayer.
Charismatic Renewal is taught during Life in the Spirit seminars.
Meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Parish Center.

Pro-Life Group
Affirms our commitment to the right to life principle.
Offers collective prayer as reparation for the destruction of life.
Joins other Christian Churches in the Life Chain event.
Brings a message to legislators of respect for unborn life.

Additional Programs
Parish Athletics: Children and adult teams grandstanding for the fans.
Fall Bazaar: A Parish fund raiser organized by artsy-craftsy folks.
Funeral Meals: Served by Sodality to families/friends of the deceased.
Library: Books and novels to deepen and stimulate your faith.

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