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Ministries

Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our Music Director. Rehearsals on Wednesday evenings, 7pm in the St. Theresa Church. Sing at Mass, as your schedule allows. 

Parish Women’s Group

All women are welcome! Gatherings are on occasion and announced in the bulletin and in this space when scheduled.

Parish Rosary Makers

Parishioners meet and work together making Rosaries to be distribued in the parish and sent to a number of varied missions.  The Rosary is prayed at the conclusion of the meeting.

If interested in any of these ministries, please contact the office at 978-686-3984.

Eucharistic Adoration

Thursdays from 9:00AM to 3:00PM from September through April. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by volunteers who sign up for one hour or more to pray before the Lord Jesus present in the Monstrance.

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish and school. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets.

Food for God's Poor

Non perishable foods are collected at the back of the church on the last Sunday of the month and donated to charity.

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about once a month.

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Anyone Parish.

Protecting God’s Children

All of the clergy, office staff, and every volunteer is required to attend a Virtus—Protecting God’s Children training session, an archdiocese sponsored program which teaches an awareness of those persons and situations which could endanger our children. The state also requires volunteers to submit a yearly CORI form.

Senior Altar Server

Men and women who assist at Mass or Funeral masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings at 6:30PM in the Churchl during Lent followed by soup and sharing in Duperry Hall.

Usher

Volunteers who assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection.

Men of St. Joseph 

All men are welcome! Meetings and events regularly and include Bible study, presentation and talks, and service projects.  

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith.  Baptisms are held once per month, and a training session is held on the Wednesday evening prior to the Baptism.

Third Order of Mary

A group that fosters devotion to Mary and strives to be a spiritual and financial organization that supports the church and school with its fundraising and functions.

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.

Flowers and Grounds

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.

Greeters

Parish volunteers who warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass.

Lector

Reader who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services.

Liturgical Linen Service

Responsible for the preparation and care of the altar linens. This includes the washing and ironing of purificators, corporals, and altar linens.

Outreach to Homebound

Volunteer Eucharistic Ministers who bring the Eucharist to registered parishioners who are homebound.

Parish Crafters

Group of parish members who make craft items to sell at the school fair. They meet Wednesday evenings in the St. Vincent de Paul Room (downstairs rectory). The money they make goes to help support our St. Vincent de Paul Society.

RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.

Sacristan

Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass.

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Founded in 1948, the St. Vincent de Paul Society has strived to administer to the poor and needy of the parish. The work of the Vincentians is funded solely by the contributions deposited in the St. Vincent de Paul boxes at the exits of the church.

 

 

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