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Servers prepare the altar, light the candles, carry the cross and candles for the processions, and assist the priest during the Mass.
Seasonal decorations help foster the mood for the liturgy. Anyone with a love of bringing ideas into physical form can help with this important and necessary ministry.
Called from the community to serve at the altar, the Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist have the responsibility of distributing the Body of Christ at the celebration of the Eucharist.
Rather than read, lectors proclaim the Word of God. This important ministry requires the lector to pray, prepare, practice and proclaim. Lectors are an integral part of the celebration of the Eucharist
Ushers and greeters invite everyone who gathers for the celebration of the Eucharist to feel welcome and comfortable at St. Maria Goretti.
Parishioners of all ages join in song to lead the congregation at Mass. Singers and instrumentalists share their gift of music with the Community
The sacristan is responsible for insuring that prior to each liturgy all elements necessary for that celebration are ready. This includes the altar preparation and sufficient ministers, lectors and servers are available.