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Altar Servers - Training on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm


PLEASE CONTACT MARIA OR DEACON TOM TO SIGN UP FOR TRAINING SESSION 801-888-4428. Altar serving is a wonderful way to grow in faith and deepen a family's connection to the parish and the Lord. Already an Altar Server? Please sign up again. You will be valuable in helping others learn to serve. We also need to update contact information and continue with ongoing training. *Altar Servers must have already received their First Holy Communion. Masks and social distancing encouraged! For more information on becoming an Altar server, please contact, call or text, Maria Devereux 801-888-4428 for an interview, to go over the responsibilities of the Altar server and to fill out paperwork. To be an Altar Server you must have received your First Communion and are attending Religious Education classes.




Communion to the Sick


In the case of sickness, the Church is obliged to meet the spiritual needs of her faithful. From these needs arise the Church's ancient pastoral practice of visiting the sick. This practice includes taking the Eucharist to the elderly, the sick and the infirm. It involves sharing in prayer and the word of God during these visits. These eucharistic visits may take place in the home, at the hosptial bed, or in any institution that provides basic care and day-to-day living arrangements of the elderly, the sick and the infirm. (Canon Law and the Lay Minister of Holy Communion, article Pete Vere) Want to share your time and faith with those less fortunate? Visiting the sick and taking Eucharist to those homebound or in Care facilities has been a corner stone in the Catholic faith for centuries. If you have time, evening or daytime, and wish to join this important Ministry, please call Deacon Tom Devereux @ 801-781-0137 or Carol Harley @ 801-719-0550 to find out how your time can be a valuable gift to others. Training required.




Extraordinary Ministers - EM's


Bishops, priests, and deacons distribute Holy Communion in virtue of their office as ordinary ministers of the Body and Blood of the Lord. The Priest may call upon extraordinary mnisters of Holy Communion at Mass to assist him in distribution of Holy Communion. The extraordinary ministers are faithful who receive sufficient spiritual, theological, and practical preparation to fulfill their role with knowledge and reverence. For more information and to learn more about becoming an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, please contact Gary Thompson at 801-710-0086




Funerals


Because of our belief not only in the immortality of the soul, but also in the resurrection of the body, the Church professes hope in the face of death, and acts with charity in the funeral rites. The Church provides a number of prayers for the faithful to offer both to accompany the dying of a loved one and to strengthen our faith upon their death. Through private prayer and public funeral rites, we strengthen our faith and hope, comfort those who mourn, and bury the bodily remains of the deceased with care befitting what was the Temple of the Holy Spirit. "If, then, we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him." Rom 6:8 For more information about Catholic funerals and to schedule a funeral please contact Robert Shafer at 801-628-3768 To schedule a funeral luncheon please contact the luncheon coordinator, Josey Keller at 801-927-7272




Greeters


Ushers and Greeters are called to be Ministers of Hospitality. They are entrusted with promoting a sense of welcoming and belonging to all the faithful assembled for worship. They are the first point of contact for the communal celebration of the Liturgy. Ministers of hospitality minister to he entire community in a very active way through a welcoming atmosphere, ministers of hospitality take an active role in enabling each person to come to freer expression of God in the Liturgy. For more information and to become a Greeter please contact Debra Peotter by contacting the office at 801-621-7961.




Music


Sacred Music, The musical tradition of the universal Church is a treasure of inestimable value, greater even than that of any other art. The main reason for this pre-eminence is that, as a combination of sacred music and words, it forms a necessary or intregal part of solemn liturgy. The composition and singing of inspired psalms, often accompanied by musical instruments, were already closely linked to the liturgical celebrations of the Old Covenant. The Church continues and develops this tradition. "Address one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and playing to the Lord with all your hearts, giving thanks always and for everything in the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father". Eph 5:19. Come, join the Choir and sing to the Lord, if you are interested in joining the Choir please contact the office.




MI/Militia of the Immaculata


The MI is a worldwide evngelization movement founded by St. Maximilian Kolbe in 1917 that encourages total consecration to the Blessed Virgin Mary as a means of spiritual renewal for individuals and society. The MI movement is open to all Catholics. It employs prayer as the main weapon in the spiritual battle with evil. Members also immerse themselves in apostolic initiatives throughout society, either individually or in groups, to deepen the knowledge of the Gospel and our Catholic faith in themselves and in others. St. Mary of West Haven Village meet every 1st Sunday of the month after the 11:30am Mass, 12:45pm - 2:00pm in the Chapel. To learn more about the MI/Militia of the Immaculate please contact Kim Vigil at vigils5@aol.com St. Mary of West Haven Spanish Village meet every 4th Friday of the month at 6:00pm. To learn more about Consagracion al Inmaculado Corazon de Maria please contact Miguel y Carmen Coronado at 385-775-6842.




Lectors


Lectors at Mass, when the Sacred Scriptures are read in the Church, God himself speaks to his people, and Christ, present in the word, proclaims the Gospel. The readings from the Word of God are to be listened to reverently by everyone, for they are an element of the greatest importance in the Liturgy. The Lector is appointed for a function proper to him, that of reading the word of God in the liturgical assembly. Accordingly, they are to proclaim the readings from sacred scripture except for the Gospel in Mass. Lectors strive to develop their abilities as proclaimers of God's Word beyond their initial training. Preparation, prayer, study and practice are key to their development as an effective minister of God's Word. For more information on becoming a Lector please contact Carol Rodgers at 801-825-5443





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