liturgy

The Liturgy Committee is responsible for the liturgical life of the parish including the planning for the liturgical seasons, coordination of the various liturgical ministries, and ongoing formation of the ministers.


  • To view the current Liturgical Ministers schedule in Ministry Scheduler Pro, click here.


  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Disclosure and Authorization Form:  For all of those interested in a ministry that requires a background investigation be done prior to serving, please download the FCRA forms.  Fill out and return pages 1 and 2 to the St. Francis Business Office (Room 104) either by mail, drop off, or place in a sealed marked envelope in the weekly offertory.  Keep pages 3-5 for your records.  To download the FCRA forms, click here

Ministries


  • altar servers

    Servers assist the Presider during Mass. Anyone who has received first Communion is welcome to serve. All servers must fill out a Minor Volunteer Parental Consent Form. To view or print form, click here.  

  • Altar Society

    Members launder, iron, and do basic maintenance on the linens and vestments used during the liturgy.

  • Audio Visual

    We are technicians that bring our Parish’s Liturgy into the 21st Century by providing sound and visual media support that encourages active participation during Mass and other ceremonies.  

  • environment

    This group prepares the worship space to focus our awareness on the liturgical seasons (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Ordinary Time) and feasts.

  • extraordinary ministers of holy communion (emohc)

    Distributes Christ's body and blood to the assembly. Mandated by the bishop for a three year period.  

  • greeter ministry

    Volunteers greet and welcome those coming to Mass on the weekends and also for funerals and weddings.

  • Lectors/proclaimers

    Proclaim the Word of God at Mass and other liturgical services. Mandated by the pastor for a two year period.  

  • music

    Instrumentalists and vocalists are invited and encouraged to participate in weekend, holiday, and children's choirs to lead the congregation in singing. Choirs sing at the Saturday 5:00 p.m. Mass, and on the Sunday Masses at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the Liturgical Music Director, Kathy Husar, at 599-5031 x104 or khusar@stfranciscs.org

  • sacristans

    Sacristans prepare the articles needed for the celebration of Mass, such as the hosts, wine, chalices, etc. Mandated by the pastor for a two year period. 

  • ushers

    Ushers welcome the assembly gathering for the liturgy. They assist before, during, and after with the practical elements of coming together as God's people. Mandated by the pastor for a two year period.  

  • wedding hospitality

    Wedding Hospitality: Aids in the coordination of the wedding ceremony. They familiarize the wedding party with the church facilities, assist at the rehearsal, and are present before and after the ceremony to finalize details.