Ministries at OLHC

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Adult Altar Servers
Serve at weekend Masses
Serve at furnal Masses

Contact parish office @ 634-3420 or

Youth Altar Servers
Grades 4-12
3-4 weeks of training that occurs after 11 a.m. Mass for 45 minutes
Will be assigned to Mass family regularly attends
Siblings/family members serve together
Contact parish office @ 634-3420 or

Fridays 6-10 p.m.
Sundays 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Need people to work once a month (or more often if you wish)
Need volunteers in the following areas:
- bingo floor 
- bell jars
- sell bingo boards
- kitchen

Chapel Prayer Shawl Ministry
Beautiful shawls created with beautiful intentions!
Meet on the third Sunday of the month after
the 11 a.m. Mass (12:00 pm) in the Parish Hall.
Contact persons: Pat Makowski @ 683-7895 or Ceil Wilk @ 894-5315

Chapel Seniors
Meet Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m. in the school hall
For the over 60 year crowd
Social group: day trips, bingo, etc.
Contact person: Barbara Fox @ 893-3168

Eucharistic Ministers
Distribute Communion at Mass
Choose the Mass you want to serve
Serve once a month
Take Communion to homebound and those in the hospital
Must take a training course at the Seminary
Contact person: Paula Hartig @ 759-8262 

Garden Club
Assigned a section to plant, weed and water on the church grounds
Flowers and soil are provided by the church
Contact person: Walter Wieand @ 759-0702

Holy Name
Meet the second Monday of the month @ 7:30 p.m. in the school hall
Raise money for various parish programs through Parish lottery draw
Hold parish-wide events: luncheons, Bisons Games, etc.
Open to both men and women who have been Confirmed
Contact person:
 Bruce Seifert at 716 634-1240

Responsible for reading the 1st and 2nd reading, responsorial psalm, petitions, 
announcements, closing prayer
Lectern every 4-6 weeks (depending on popularity of Mass)
Can choose your Mass time
Train with a lectern over a period of several weeks

Contact parish office @ 634-3420 or

Music Ministry
Practice is on Wednesdays @ 7:00 p.m. 
Contact Edward Witul – see him after Mass in the choir loft


Rosary Apostolate
Meet the first Sunday of every month @ 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the school hall
Monthly dues: $5.00
Take rosary supplies home and make rosaries at home over the course of the month & hand them in at the meeting – NO QUOTAS
Meeting includes refreshments and praying the rosary together
Rosaries are sent to churches, hospitals, prisons and missions around the world
Contact person: Bernie Sansone @ 316-7050

Faith Formaion
Volunteer as a teacher, teacher’s aide, substitute teacher, or hall monitor
Volunteering means a reduction in tuition 
Grades K-6 meet on Saturdays from 10:00-11:15 a.m.
Grades 7-11 meet on Mondays from 7:00-8:15 p.m.
All lesson plans are written for you
Training required by the diocese:
-three hour sexual abuse awareness course (VIRTUS)
-three tier training (Levels 1, 2 & 3) 
Contact person: Denise Seeley @ 632-3532 (office) or 565-0655 (home)

Cub Scouts (boys in grades 1-6) meet on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the school hall
Boy Scouts (boys in grades 6-12) meet on Tuesdays from 7:30-9 p.m. in the upper school hall
Contact person for Cub Scouts: Ray & Janette Botzenhart @ 895-1346
Contact person for Boy Scouts: Larry Jones @ 897-1493

St. Vincent de Paul Society
Meet Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Chapel sacristy
Responsible for the church poor boxes
Responsible for the parish food drives
Deliver food baskets to the poor in the parish
Responsible for the parish mitten/hat/scarf drive
Open to both men and women
President: Ron Schuler

Tai Chi  - enjoy its many health benefits
Free to all parishioners 
Due to Covid restrictions all sessions have been cancelled
Call Steve Kosinski @ 634-2793 for details

Usher Society   (merged with Holy Name Society)
Responsible for seating parishioners, passing the collection baskets, offertory, handing out bulletins, making sure missalettes and hymnals are put away properly, and greeting parishioners
Can choose your Mass time
Usher weekly 
Pay one-third of the price of your usher jacket 
If you can’t make your Mass, you need to call the head of Ushers
Contact person: Bruce Seifert @ 634-1240


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