Directory of Ministries and Organizations


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The role of the Altar Server is to assist the Priest at the celebration of Holy Mass by carrying the cross in the entrance procession, assisting with holy water and incense, as well as preparing the altar at the Presentation of Gifts. This ministry i...

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Volunteers meet every other week after the 8 o’clock morning Mass for about one hour to clean and to prepare our worship space for the weekend celebration of the Eucharist. Volunteer by calling the Parish Office.

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Together with St. John’s and Christ’s Lutheran Churches, our Church hosts an Ecumenical Food Pantry to provide food for families in need from the Jim Thorpe Area School District. Please consult the following schedule for the dates and tim...

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Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist assist the priest in distributing Holy Communion at Mass and bringing the Eucharist to the sick and shut-in members of our Parish. These Eucharist Ministers are designated by the Pastor to represent the Parish...

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God’s word is the heart of our faith. At our weekly gathering of the Eucharist, the Word is proclaimed and we are invited to reflect upon its effects in our lives. Lectors are lay persons who serve during Holy Mass by proclaiming Sacred Scriptu...

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St. Joseph Music Ministry If interested, or for more information, contact Michael Seroka, Director of Music Ministry, Principal Cantor and Organist through the parish office at 570-325-3731. St. Joseph Choir The choir prepares choral music (...

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Parishioners who meet every Saturday morning and Sunday in the Church to pray the Rosary for peace in the world and an end to abortion.
Sacristans are adults who are trained to prepare the Sanctuary and Altar for the Celebration of the Eucharist. Sacristans are knowledgeable about the contents of the Sacristy (sacred vessels, vestments, incense, Eucharistic elements, liturgical books...

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Our friendly and welcoming ushers assist parishioners and visitors both with information and accommodations for special needs. They gather the offerings of the people and present that along with the bread and wine used for the Eucharistic Sacrifice. ...

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