Liturgical Ministry

Liturgical Ministry

If you are interested in serving God and His Holy People as a minister of the Liturgy please contact our Director of Music and Liturgy, Joseph P. Wittmann, MTS at wittmannj@archmil.org or call Joseph at the parish office, 414-271-6180 ext. 109.
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Music Ministry

Parishioners with music abilities are invited to join Music Ministry. Some basic musicianship skills are required; the love of music, the discipline to learn and commitment of faith. Cantors Those with a good voice and a sense of leadership assist the congregation in sung prayer. The principal role of the cantor is to proclaim the Responsorial Psalm following the First…

Lector

Lectors are men and women who have a strong sense of commitment to proclaim the Word of God at liturgy. Training and resource books are provided to assist Readers in their ministry. Lector Guidelines All Lectors should take time prior to the Mass to study the scriptures and practice their reading aloud. Ten minutes before Mass is not practice, but ten minutes a day during…

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

An Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion assists the priest in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass. Training is provided using guidelines set forth by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion Guidelines The formation of the People of God and the ministers of the altar must,…

Altar Server

Altar Servers are trained to assist the priest at Mass. Men and women (age 10 or older) serve at all Masses; 4:30 pm on Saturdays, 7:15, 9:00, and 11:30 am on Sundays, and holy days. Altar Server Guidelines Altar Servers participate not only in their distinctive ministerial functions but also together with the worshiping Assembly by singing, listening, responding, and…

Usher

Ushers are teams of men and women who assist to create an atmosphere of hospitality for our parishioners and guests at worship. They provide a friendly “hello,” assist people to their seats, take up the collection and hand out the bulletins. Usher-Minister of Hospitality Guidelines Christian hospitality is centered in Christ. It is an expression of reverence for the…

Gift Bearers

Gift Bearers bring up the bread & wine at Mass and represent all of us and our offerings. Please consider being our representative if asked by one of our ushers at Mass.

Angels of the Mops

Ministry of “Angels of the Mops” is a group of volunteers who care for the details of the sacristy, sanctuary and church. These ministers provide a beautiful, clean and welcoming environment for prayer in our historic church. A wonderful way to be connected to the parish and our historic building.