"Come kneel before the Lord our Maker, for he is our God. We are his sheep and he is our Shepard. Oh, that you would hear him calling you today and come to him!"
The Liturgy Committee fosters the spiritual life of parishioners. Members meet to plan liturgical celebrations and to discuss ways to create a suitable environment for the church's worship. Membership includes representatives from the parish, from the music ministry, and the sacristans.
For more information contact our Parish office (419)693-1150
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION
The Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are parishioners who, after preparation and commissioning, assist in giving the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass. For more information contact our Parish office (419)693-1150
The Lectors are parshioners who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other liturgical celebrations. Anyone who is interested in this ministry should contact our Lector Schedule Coordinator Cindy Cedoz.
Altar Servers are girls and boys, fourth grade and older, who assist the priest at weekend Masses and other liturgical celebrations. Fr. Mark Herzog instructs (419)693-1150
OFFERTORY GIFT BEARERS
The Offertory Gift Bearers represent the assembly in presenting the gifts of bread and wine to the priest at each weekend Mass. Please contact Marie LaPointe for 5:00PM Mass at (419)697-1784, or Janet Gladieux for 9:00AM Mass at (419)693-1877, or Gina Faneuff for 11:30PM Mass at (419)691-1011.
Greeters offer hospitality to the gathering assembly, assist with seating as needed, and take up the offertory collection. For more information or for scheduling please contact Sue Hopkins at (419)698-2388
Our Ushers assist with seating as needed and take up the offertory collection. For more information contact Fr. Mark Herzog (419)693-1150
The Resurrection Choir provides support and loving concern for bereaved families and friends by singing at funeral liturgies and Memorial Masses. For more information contact our Parish office (419)693-1150.
CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Children's Liturgy Of The Word offers children ages 4 through 7 an alternative to the Liturgy of the word offered at Sunday's 8:00AM and 11:30AM Mass. After the Penitential Rite the celebrant invites children to leave the worship space with their catechist.In the Life Center the children hear the Scriptures at their level, exploring the meaning of the Sunday readings. They rejoin their families after the Prayer of the Faithful. For more information or to volunteer for this ministry contact Julie Mittendorf at (419)290-1014.
The Choir provides leadership and support, singing praise to God at 8:00AM Sunday Mass and other liturgical celebrations throughout the year. For more information contact our Parish office (419)693-1150.
Our Folk Group is a contemporary music group that assists the Parish in praising God through song at the 11:30AM Sunday Mass and at other liturgical celebrations. For more information contact our Parish office (419)693-1150.
The Cantor leads the congregation in singing the responsorial psalm, the general intercessions, and other acclamations at weekend litugies and other liturgical celebrations. Contact Bradley Lieto at (419)693-1150 SACRISTAN The Sacristan works in coordination with the Liturgy Committee to prepare for liturgical celebrations and handles set up for weekend Masses. To help please contact our Sacristan.
Our Prayer Chain is a network of parishioners who pray regularly for the special needs of our community upon request. Anyone may ask for intercessory prayer for oneself, a family member or friend by contacting the Prayer Line coordinator, Betty Schnee (419)836-2062.
CHURCH DECORATING TEAM
Our Church Decorating Team is a group of parishioners working in the Liturgy Committee to help decorate the church for special occasions. Notices of times are posted in the bulletin or you can volunteer by calling Elaine Grosjean (419)693-9203.
ADULT FUNERAL SERVER/EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER OF HOLY COMMUNION/LECTOR
Provides support for the bereaved family at a funeral by exercising these liturgical ministries at the funeral Mass. For more information please contact Lisa Perlaky (419)693-1150.
BOOK OF PRAYER INTENTIONS
Book Of Prayer Intentions is displayed with our votive rack and statues. Parishioners are encourage to write their prayer intentions into this book. These intentions are offered up to the Lord in the prayer of the Faithful at weekend Masses.
HEALING PRAYER AND BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY
Cards are available in a wall rack near the entrance doors of the church (Blue-Bereavement, White-Healing) which may be sent to parishioners, friends, relatives, anyone who is ill or suffering the loss of a loved one, to assure them of the prayer support of our entire Parish on their behalf. These ministry intentions are remembered each weekend in the Prayers of the Faithful. For more information call the Parish office (419)693-1150.