Sacristans Read More
The Sacristan is responsible for the smooth and prayerful celebration of the Eucharistic Liturgy by preparing the building, the sanctuary for Mass, and makes sure that all the ministries needed for Mass (Ushers, Eucharistic Ministers, Servers, Lector and Projectionist) are present and able to perform the necessary tasks. The Sacristan then oversees the Liturgy from beginning to end so the Mass goes smoothly and without incident. At the end of Mass the Sacristan performs the necessary tasks so that the next Mass can be celebrated well. Training is provided.
Eucharistic Ministers Read More
Eucharistic Ministers distribute the Body and Blood of Jesus to
worshipers. Parishioners who serve in this ministry must meet the
following guidelines: be a practicing Catholic in the Church;
be fully initiated through Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation; be active in
the parish and faithful to the Sacraments; be approved by the pastor.
Volunteers are always needed to serve as Eucharistic Ministers at all daily and
weekend Masses. High school students are encouraged to become involved in
weekend liturgies. Training is provided.
Ushers/Greeters Read More
This important ministry of hospitality offers worshipers a spirit of warmth and welcome as they enter St. Genevieve's Church. Greeters distribute Worship Aids, help take up the collection, select a family to bring up the offertory gifts, distribute bulletins at the end of Mass and pick up Worship Aids left in the pew after Mass. Training is provided.
Altar Servers Read More
St. Genevieve's group of altar servers assist at the Liturgy celebrations and other special Holy days. Altar serving is open to all parish youth who are in 4th grade or older. Parents are also encouraged to serve with younger servers until the server becomes more experienced. Training begins in the fall for both boys and girls. This is an excellent way for young parishioners to help our Church and serve the parish. Training is provided.
To learn more, please contact the parish office at 651.429.7937
Lectors Read More
Our lectors proclaim the Word of God to the congregation.
It takes practice and prayer to be an effective lector. Lectors need to
be able to have public speaking skills. Training is provided.