Ministries/Activities

Music Ministry

Adult Choir
Contact: Joe Somers: 574-287-8730 Helen Hibbs: 574-234-6391
  Holy Family Adult Choir has a long tradition of excellence. Our music ministery leads the congregation in song during the liturgy of the mass and provides appropriate music for prayer, reflection and meditation.
  Our singers develop and improve their natural talents and expand their musical horizons by singing from the Church's rich musical heritage.
  There are opportunities for a singer to cantor a mass or to be part of the small group that sings for funeral masses.
  The choir leads musical worship at weekend and holy day masses. Rehearsals run from September through May.

Bible Study

All are welcome! Gatherings are on Thursday Morning after Mass in the Msgr Galic Room from 8:45 am to 9:30 am.  Also 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Rectory on Monday evenings

Pro-Life

Unite as a community praying the Rosary for the sanctity of all life from conception until natural death. Meditative hymns are sung, along with the recitation of the Rosary. No experience required. Mentors provided. If interested in any of these ministries please call the Rectory call 574-282-2317.

Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesday and Thursday after the 6:30 am Mass until 7:45 am.  Also on First Friday from noon to 5:30 pm.  Please consider spending 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.  Finance Council meets quarterly.

Parish Pastoral Council or Leadership Team

This Leadership Team is tasked with advising the Pastor on how best to achieve the Parish's mission to help families pursue the Truth and Live It!.

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings at after the 5:30 pm mass during Lent followed.

Ushers

Men and women volunteers who greet parishioner and visitors and assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the regular and special collections and assist the pastor when needed during the mass. To become an Usher please contact the church office 574-282-2317.

Holy Family Meal Ministry
Contact: Abby Desmarais.........231-8008

Holy Family Meal Ministry provides meals for Holy Family School families and parishioners in need of extra help during a time of transition such as the birth of a child, return from the hospital or some other short term need. Meals are provided by volunteers and are scheduled through the Take Them a Meal website. If you are interested in volunteering to provided meals or have a request for meals please contact the rectory at 282-2317. School call 289-7375 or the Meals coordinator Abby Desmarais 231-8008 or email abigailbuter@gmail.com.    

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy. Please contact rectory or Linda in the School if you have a child interested.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith. Parents are ask to attend one evening class for Baptismal preparation. Please contact church rectory for more information 574-282-2317

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

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

Fellowship Committee

Volunteers who coordinate social activities and gatherings of parishioners during the year.

The Garden Club

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.

Greeters

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

Lectors

Those 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.

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.

Children's Liturgy

The Children's Liturgy of the Word is a program designed for children aged 3 yrs. through 1st grade during the 9:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. Our intention is to bring alive the Gospel and their love of Jesus Christ.  The Children hear the Sunday Gospel at a level geared to their understanding. They are then lead in an activity or craft that further engages them and their understanding of Jesus and his Gospel. Contact: Kristi Elick: 574-234-7327 (melick77@att.net)

St. Vincent de Paul

Provides food and non-perishables to those in need in our local area.

Altar and Rosary Society                                           Contact: Sandy Dobrucki.................. 289-4660

The Altar and Rosary Society welcomes Catholic women who want to become more involved in parish activities. Members of the society assist with the following ministries: sponsoring the Right to Life Flower Sale on Mother’s Day, managing and staffing the concessions at Monday Night Bingo, and hosting an annual Card Party held the last Sunday of September. Proceeds from fundraising activities help to support the care of the sanctuary and sanctuary appointments (altar linens, candles, oils, etc.). The society meets four times a year on the 3rd Wednesday in the months of April, September, November and December at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria for a business meeting and social hour. Check the bulletin for schedule changes.