Opportunities

Baptism, First Eucharist, and First Reconciliation

500 Baptism Ministry Team

Assist with check in at baptismal preparation and with the celebration process as scheduled. Meet 1-3 hours a quarter. Training provided. This ministry is open to all adults.  Details...

506 First Reconciliation Ministry Team

Work with the staff member to help other parent volunteers and organize/facilitate preparation check in process.  Details...

556 First Eucharist Ministry Team

Work with staff member to supervise parent volunteers and organize/facilitate preparation process. Choose one: Parent Planning committee, Registration, Bread-making, Celebration Team, Agape Team.  Details...

Confirmation

557 Confirmation Data Entry

Enter names, addresses, and other contact information into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.  Details...

552 Confirmation Final Packet Assembly

Help assemble all paperwork, including Confirmation Certificates, just prior to Confirmation. Two hours, one time: May 12, 1:30.  Details...

555 Confirmation Packet Distribution

Parents/Sponsors of candidates help distribute packets to candidates as they arrive at the Cathedral for their Confirmation. One hour, one time, before Confirmation.  Details...

550 Confirmation Meeting Assistant

Help prepare and assemble supplies, organize the meeting space, and/or clean up after Confirmation meetings. There are 3 meetings: October, November, and January. Choose one or more meetings.  Details...

549 Confirmation Review Team

Read paperwork (written responses to questions provided through the preparation process) from Confirmation Candidates and discuss with the Director as needed. Pray for the candidates. November through April.  Details...

554 Confirmation Reception Team

Set up, serve, and clean up food (provided) for the Confirmation Reception, which takes place on April 28, 2012. Parents of 9th graders (the following year`s Confirmation candidates) provide this service. Their 9th graders are encouraged to serve as well.  Details...

558 Confirmation Retreat Team Member

Take part in one or more of the Confirmation Retreats (contact Steve Grass at the parish office for retreat dates).  Details...

559 Confirmation Retreat Overnight Chaperone

Provide adult presence in a cabin during any of four weekend retreats. Retreats are spread out January through March 2013. Must be 21 or older.  Details...

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation

600 RCIA Sponsor

A sponsor is a Confirmed, practicing Catholic who journeys with a candidate weekly. S/he is a friend and a listening presence. A sponsor is not an answer person. He/she needs to be familiar with basic Catholic practices but trained catechists are responsible for introducing the deeper theology and Church teachings  Details...

612 RCIA Children`s Initiation Team

This process is based on the RCIA. It is adapted for children. The groups tend to be 10-15 children. The parents are very often involved.  Details...

616 RCIA Inquiry Team

Welcome interested individuals who are considering becoming Catholic. Explain the RCIA process and answer questions brought by the attendees. Share life experiences of the Cathoic life and lead small group discussions.  Details...

619 Facilitator for Teen RCIA

This process is based on the RCIA. It is adapted for teens. The groups tend to be small. The teens meet in the Youth Room. Some knowledge of the RCIA would be helpful.  Details...

Marriage Preparation

106 Cana Sponsor Couple

Married couples meet with and help prepare engaged couples for marriage. Initial training 6-8 hours. Three to four 2-hour meetings with engaged couples.  Details...