Communion at Mass for the Disabled
If you would like a minister of Holy Communion to bring Communion to you in your pew or wheelchair, would you or a relative, friend, or other Mass attendee please contact one of the Ushers before Mass, so that one of the Ushers can lead one of the Eucharistic Ministers to you.
Perpetual Adoration Chapel Adorers Needed Commit 1 hour/week. Contact John Margicin, 609-585-3848, or drop off the sign-up form at the Chapel.
LifeTeen: Would you answer God’s call of leading our Teens closer to Christ? Our Life Teen will be re-established under the leadership of Drew Pillar. He will start rebuilding the Core Team. Please ask young people to join the Life Teen program. Our Life Teen Mass at 5pm is in need of more volunteers. We ask for your help. The Family Life Ministry’s family meal after the Life Teen Mass is back on October 2, 2022. LifeTeen Volunteers Needed – Peer Leaders, Core Members and Teen Eucharistic Ministers, Readers.
Faith Formation Sacramental Prep – Sunday, October 2
2nd Grade: 9:30 am Mass followed by family gathering in the Parish Center
8th Grade: 11:30 am Mass followed by family gathering in the Parish Center
Religious Ed Volunteers Needed! 1st and 2nd Grade Aides and Hall Monitors are needed for Wednesday night CCD classes. Volunteering is a rewarding experience to share your faith with our parish youth. Please contact Midge or Alice in the Faith Formation Office call 609-585-0542
Food Pantry Outreach Next Reach out Saturday: October 8, 2022, 9:00 am – 11:00 am, at the Parish Center | Volunteers welcome!
Healing Mass: The monthly Healing Mass is on third Fridays of the month, from Sept. to June (except Lent) 6:30 pm. NO HEALING MASS DURING LENT.
Social Concerns Committee: Tuesday, October 11. Help is needed for our Halloween/Funny Friends Bingo
party at Hamilton Grove Healthcare (HGH). This Bingo is very popular with the residents, and we need many volunteers to sit with and encourage them. First time volunteers must provide proof of vaccination. Meet in the lobby at 1:30 pm to sign in. Bingo is held in the first floor dining room from 2:00 – 3:30 pm.
Social Concerns Committee: Trenton Area Soup Kitchen Wednesday, November 30. This is our next 5th Wednesday serving date at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. Meet at the St. Raphael parking lot at 9:45 am for carpooling to Trenton. We return about 1:00 pm.
For more than 25 years this Parish has fulfilled our commitment to help serve the noontime meal at TASK whenever there is a fifth Wednesday in the month. Congratulations to all who have taken part in this wonderful tradition over the years. Returnees and first-timers are always welcome!
Health Ministry Members of the ministry and volunteers will be conducting Blood Pressure Screening on October 2 after each mass in the narthex and school aisle. The Catholic Bishops of the United States are asking all Catholics to tell the Federal Government to do no harm to Catholic Health Care Ministries. Objection to gender transition is not discrimination. It is an objection to the procedure, not to the person.
Hospitality Committee Volunteers Needed First Sundays serving bagels, donuts, coffee after 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 AM Masses. Pick the time that works best for you. Call Trish 609-424-7444
How Welcoming Are you? Greeter Ministry Volunteer Greeters Needed! Contact Rectory/Sharon Bates 609-585-7049
Sing for the Lord! Music Ministry needs Singers and Ringers! No auditions or previous experience or music knowledge required! Just bring a heart that desires to praise God in song! Contact Lori 609-462-2929
|W4Y Youth Choir||Youth in grades K-8, choose from 3 rehearsals|
|Adult Choir||High school and older on Thursday rehearsals|
|Handbells||High school and older on Thursday rehearsals|
New Altar Servers 3rd -12th grade needed Training will be provided. Contact Fr Gene 609-585-7049 ext 100.
Sacristans – Adult Servers Needed Commit to serve on Daily Mass (Day or Evening) single/multiple days. Training will be provided, contact John Margicin 609-585-3848.
Parish Sing-Along Friday, – See you in Spring. Sing-Along with Frank Bresnen on guitar, Manny Chaconis on drums, Bill Franko on banjo and Frank Petrino on base! Freewill offerings to support Food Pantry are always appreciated.
Talk To Someone Now – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Free and confidential support 24 hrs a day 1-800-273-8255
Pregnant? Choose Life, There is Help ! call 609-840-3785
Struggling with Addiction to Drugs or Alcohol Free and confidential support 24 hrs a day 1-844-276-2777