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Volunteer Positions

 

St. Brigid’s Catholic Church

Volunteers Working for the Greater Glory of God

 

Liturgical Ministries

Altar Servers

·      Assist the Priest at all Masses

·      Volunteers must have received First Holy Communion

Catechists (Liturgy of the Word with Children)

Celebrate the Liturgy of the Word with children in the St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Chapel during the 11:00 am Mass on Sundays

Lectors

·      Proclaim the Scripture readings at Mass

·      Announce the intentions for the Prayers of the Faithful

·      Recite the Responsorial Psalm between the readings as required

·      Prepare for the readings

Minister of Hospitality (Ushers)

·      Welcome parishioners as they arrive at Mass

·      Offer information and assistance

·      Take up the collection

Ministers of Music

·      Lead the congregation in song at Mass

·      Work with members of the music staff in providing music for the Liturgy

·      Attend practice and training sessions as required

Ministers of the Sick

·      Visit, offer prayerful ministry and the Eucharist to those who are ill, shut-in or elderly (this is offered in homes, hospitals, long-term care facilities and other residences)

Eucharistic Ministers

·      Volunteer adults who assist the priest in distributing Holy Eucharist at Mass

·      Prepare the altar and sanctuary with the appropriate vessels and hosts

·      Ensure that the vessels  and hosts are cleaned and returned to their proper place with dignity and   respect

Parish Committees

Committees advise the Pastor and Parish Council on the noted functions

Catechesis Committee

Baptism

First Communion

Confession (Reconciliation)

Confirmation

Rite of Christian Initiation for adults (RCIA)

Rite of Christian Initiation for children (RCIC)

in partnership with the schools

Child, Youth and Family Committee

Family Engagement

Youth Engagement

Communications Committee

Print Media

News media

Social Media

Website

Community Outreach Committee

Missions

ShareLife

Social Justice

Program for Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Finance Committee

Capital Campaign

Capital Management

Capital Flows

Financial Oversight

Social and Hospitality Committee

Ad hoc committees engaged in:

Cultural & Liturgical celebrations

Dances, Dinners, Performances

Various Festivities

Welcoming Events

Volunteer Screening Committee

Volunteer Screening

Vulnerable Sector Police

Reference Checks

Volunteer Confidential Files

Groups

Knights of Columbus

Madonna Assunta Planning Group

Padre Pio (monthly prayer activities)

Passion Play Production Group

Youth Group