Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Members of this ministry assist in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ. They should show the greatest reverence for the Holy Eucharist by their demeanor, their attire, and the manner in which they handle the consecrated bread or wine. Participants in this ministry will be appointed by the Pastor. Training is provided. Please contact Larry Prindaville at 815-288-7071.Holy Communion to Homebound
Members will deliver the Holy Eucharist to the homebound, Liberty Court and Heritage Square. Participants in this ministry will be appointed by the Pastor. Training is provided. Please contact Janet Payne at 815-284-3768 / [email protected]
or Patti McBride 815-251-6559 / [email protected]
. Altar Servers
Altar servers assist the celebrant and the entire worshiping community during the celebration of the liturgy of the Mass, during special liturgies and during the celebration of the Sacraments. All children in 4rth grade or 9 years old and up are invited to serve in this ministry. Training is provided. Please contact the parish office at 815-288-3131 for more information. Lectors
Lectors welcome the congregation, proclaim the Word of God and address the congregation with any announcements and every Mass. Training is provided. Please contact Jenny Brown at 815-973-2444 / [email protected]
Ushers welcome the parishioners, assist them in finding a seat when necessary, recruit and give instruction to gift bearers before Mass, take up the collection and direct the communion procession. Ushers handle the tasks of hospitality and administration to ensure the dignified flow of the liturgy. A sense of cheerful service and good timing are essential. Ushers are prepared for emergency assistance if anyone should need it. AED training available. Please contact Gary Michel at 815-652-3007 / [email protected]
or John Matsko 815-288-1989 / [email protected]
This ministry is responsible for the beautification and seasonal / sacramental decor of the church, altar etc. Please contact the parish office for more information. 815-288-3131Resurrection Choir
The members of the Resurrection Choir enhance the beauty of funeral services and special occasions through the beauty and joy of music. Rehearsal time is required. Please call the parish office at 815-288-3131 for more information.
Our nursery is available during 10:30 AM Mass on Sundays during the school year. Families are invited to utilize the nursery for their infant through preschool aged children. We encourage our families to bring their little ones to Mass, or the nursery, depending on what works best for each individual family. The nursery is located in the Preschool Room, which can be found by taking a right down the main hallway in the last room on the left-hand side. Please contact Calli McClain at 815-677-4517 (text or call).