Parish Groups

Parish GroupDescriptionContact
LiturgyServerBoys and girls to become altar server at MassesFr. Michael
LectorReadings from the Bible at MassesJoe Grisola
CantorLead the congregation in songJohn Franks
ChoirSing at Mass usually 9:00 am Practice Thurs. nightsJohn Franks
Eucharistic MinisterSanctioned by Father and trained through Diocese to help distribute Communion at MassesLinda Chernick
InstrumentalOrgan, piano or other instruments at MassesJohn Franks
HospitalityGreeters at Masses distribute MissalsGeri Rea
UsherSeating at Masses and distribution of bulletins afterwardsMike Zoll
Hands OnMarthasCleaning of Church and Twinhaven once per weekGeri Rea
Retired and ActiveMeets Tuesdays to perform light tasks around Church campusDon Spice
LandscapingWork on certain grounds projects during nice weather; flower and shrub bedsKaren Fullerman
Project GroupSpecial projects designated by pastor; special skill set recommendedMike Smith
Catholic Heart Work CampJune Mission trip for teenagersKeri Knowles
Mission TripJune Mission trip for Young AdultsFr. Michael Stalla
Shawl MinistryCrochet blankets for the sickJoanne Heckle
Thea Bowman Hunger CenterServe meals to the poor; first Saturday of the monthCarol Twigger
Emergency Assitance MinistryFood pantry for anyone needy living within our parish boundaries, meets 2nd Monday each monthPete McGrowgan
Fish FrysAll Fridays during Lent except Good FridayRachel Pollack
Learning the FaithFaith FormationFundamentals of Catholic faith at various levelsJoni Smith
Disciple's FormationDifferent Bible topics; Monday nightsFr. Michael Stalla
Joni Smith's Tea and the BibleMonday MorningsJoni Smith
Y DiscipleHigh School Faith Formation programKeri Knowles
Alpha- Basics of ChristianityFor all religions searching to find out more about the Christian faithEd Kopp
Journey of Faith- Basics of CatholicismAny one interested in reconnecting or finding out more information about our Catholic faithJoanne Lowe
Generations of FaithTwo times per year; special programs for all members of the family centering on a Catholic themeJoni Smith
Vacation Bible SchoolJune Mission trip for teenagersKeri Knowles
Missionary ChildhoodFor young and intermediate aged children discovering the way Catholicism is practiced around the worldNadine Nana
Community BuildingHoly Name SocietyFor men and women meets last Wed of each monthEd Kopp
55 Plus GroupMeets 2nd Wed of each month; social group for seniorsAdrianne Kopp
Knights of ColumbusIn conjuntion with Our Lady of Guadalupe ParishJames Smith
Women's GroupMeets 3rd Wed of each monthDenise Turle
Youth GroupFor teens; includes Bible study and Catholic social issuesKeri Knowles
Young Adult's GroupAges 20-40 social group and Bible studyKeri Knowles
SpiritualQuest Men's Prayer GroupMeets 7:30 am on Saturdays; men's dialogueWally Bednarz
Charismatic Prayer GroupMeets Sundays at 7:00 pmDenny Carlton
Centering Prayer GroupThe practice of Christian meditation; fall & spring sessions ; 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 6:00 pmChris Gotch
Community of the Risen LordEucharist- centered prayer group; prayer meeting every 2nd Saturday of the month in Adoration ChapelSujith Perera
Women's Prayer GroupMeets in Twinhaven lobby on designated TuesdaysDenise Turle
Neighborhood Prayer GroupCurrently on-lineLisa Leondarides
Retreat TeamPlan and implement our once per year retreatsDarryl Innocenzi
Pre Cana TeamMarriage preparation; meets Fridays January - MarchMatt Grasson
Prayer ChainA phone chain of people who keep ill parishioners and their loved ones in their prayersJoan Vitale
SacramentsBaptism ClassesFor first time parents before child's baptismMatt Grasson
Confirmation Formation2 year program meets 6 Mondays each year. Parents attend with childrenJoni Smith
First Communion FormationUsually with 2nd grade; meets designated Monday nights. Parents attend with childrenJoni Smith
Wedding PreparationTry to set up at least 6 months before MarriageFr. Michael Stalla
Mercy MinistriesPro LifeFundraisers for local pro-life groups and pregnancy care centersPam Pollack
Bereavement Ministry8 week sessions meet off campus; dealing with loss of a loved oneRose Zavesky
Helper ElvesKeri Knowles
Nursing Home MinistryAccompany Father to nursing homes once per month for MassJoanne Heckle
Communion to the HomeboundMust be a Eucharistic Minister Administer to parishioners who are unable to attend MassCarol Twigger
Commitees and CouncilsParish Pastoral CouncilAppointed by Father; meets once per monthFr. Michael Stalla
Parish Finance CouncilAppointed by Father; meets once per monthFr. Michael Stalla
Building and Grounds CommitteeAppointed by Father; meets once per monthDon Spice
Twinhaven CommitteeMakes decisions and improvement recommendations for our banquet hallAmanda Clune
Worship CommissionHelp make liturgical decisions and suggest church renovations or changesJohn Franks
Evangelization CommissionReach our to community members to invite them into our faithRachel Pollack
Youth CouncilTeens of our parish leading by exampleKeri Knowles
Parish Feast Day CommitteeYearly Saint's day celebration in SeptemberTom Brown
Roses of TepeyacStudy of spirituality of Christ the bridegroomLaura Ercolino
Arts & EnvironmentPrepare Church for celebrations and special liturgical eventsLinda Chernick
SacristansPrepares vessels before Masses; approval by pastor neededRay Louis
Loaves & FishesPrayer with individuals after all MassesMichele Poletti
Brides of ChristStudy of spirituality of Christ the bridegroomLaura Ercolino
Rosary MinistryPray the rosary at area nursing homes every Wednesday; rotating scheduleElizabeth Innocenzi
Book ClubMeets every Thursday at 9:00 amElizabeth Innocenzi