St. Alphonsus

11828 – 85 St NW. Edmonton, AB T5B 3E9   |   T. 780.474.5434   |   F. 780.479.2881

 

St. Clare

6310 – 118 Ave NW. Edmonton, AB T5W 1G1   |   T. 780.471.2353   |   F. 780.474.3632

Ministries

St. Clare

 

If you feel called to serve our community as a volunteer in any of our ministries, please contact the Parish Office at 780-471-2353.

 

 

Liturgy/Prayer

 

 

Altar Servers

Children in grade 3 and older who have received their First Communion are welcome to sign up for this ministry. Altar servers assist the priest at the weekend Masses. Training is provided.Altar Servers serve on a scheduled rotation basis.

Acolytes

Any adult who is a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church in good standing is welcome to join this ministry. Acolytes assist the priest at weekend Masses andare scheduled on a rotation basis. Training is provided.

Lectors / Commentators

Lectors are scheduled on a rotation basis. Training is provided.

Eucharistic Ministers

Any adult who is a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church in good standing is welcome to join this ministry. Eucharistic ministers are scheduled on a rotation basis. Training is provided.

Musicians

Do you sing or play an instrument? We are always looking for more musicians to contribute to the beauty of the weekend Masses.

Choir Members

 

Greeters

Greeters need to arrive at the church at least 15 minutes before Mass in order to greet and welcome parishioners and visitors. Rotation basis. Training provided.

Ushers

Ushers are needed at both weekend Masses to assist with seating, the Mass collection, the Communion procession, directing parishioners at Communion time and bulletin distribution at the end of Mass. Rotation basis. Training provided.

Offertory Families

Individuals, couples or families are needed to bring the Offertory Gifts of bread and wine and the collection basket to the altar at weekend Masses. If you are willing to serve on an occasional basis, please let us know.

Offertory Phoning Committee

Committee members call parishioners on the Offertory Volunteer list in order to create a schedule.

Arts & Environment

Arts and Environment ministers decorate the sanctuary according to the Liturgical season.

Ministry of Praise

This is a spiritual ministry in which the members offer prayers for the needs of the parish members, the Church and the world. Each month volunteers receive a letter with specific requests for prayer.

Sacristy Team

Team members care for altar linens, vessels and candles and tidy the church for the weekend Masses, usually on Thursdays or Fridays.

 

 

 

Welcoming / Hospitality

 

 

 

 

Service / Outreach

 

Pastoral Care of the Sick

A group of parishioners who bring Holy Communion to the sick or shut-ins in their homes on a regular or occasional basis, as needed.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Members of St. Vincent de Paul are inspired by the Gospel to help our brothers and sisters in special need. St. Clare's is part of a 4-parish conference which offers food hampers and clothing or furniture to people in need in our area. Hamper packers and/or deliverers are needed either on a regular basis, which could be either weekly or monthly, or even on an occasional basis.

CWL

The Catholic Womans’ League is a national organization of women concerned with the spiritual development and enrichment of Christian women and families and who offer a variety of forms of service in the parish and beyond. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June.

Parish Pastoral Council

A group of parishionerswho assist in the goal-setting and pastoral planning for the parish.

Parish Finance Council

A group of parishioners with financial experience and acumen to monitor parish income and expenses, to prepare the annual budget and annual financial report to the Archdiocese and parish.

Maintenance Committee

Together with the pastor, the building and maintenance committee identifies the major maintenance and repair projects of the parish buildings and grounds and assumes the responsibility for the initiation, oversight and completion of the projects according to the provisions of the parish budget.

 

 

St. Alphonsus

If you feel called to serve our community as a volunteer in any of our ministries, please contact the Parish Office at 780-474-5434.

 

 

Liturgy/Prayer

 

 

Liturgy Committee

This is a group of parishioners helping to plan liturgies that are beautiful and invite increased congregational participation.

Acolyte

Any adult who is a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church in good standing. Acolytes assist the priest at weekend Masses andare scheduled on a rotation basis. Training is provided.

Altar Servers

Children in grade 3 and older who have received their First Communion are welcome to sign up for this ministry. Altar servers assist the priest at the weekend Masses. Training is provided.Altar Servers serve on a scheduled rotation basis.

Art & Environment

The art of preparing the environment for liturgy is a ministry of prayer and service.The Committee decorates the church for special and seasonal celebrations.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

Ministers of the Eucharist assist in the distribution of Holy Communion at the weekend Masses.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist to Homes or Institutions

 

Lectors

Lectors are scheduled on a rotation basis. Training is provided.

Greeters/Ushers

Greeters need to arrive at the church at least 15 minutes before Mass in order to greet and welcome parishioners and visitors. Rotation basis. Training provided.

Ushers are needed at both weekend Masses to assist with seating, the Mass collection, the Communion procession, directing parishioners at Communion time and bulletin distribution at the end of Mass. Rotation basis. Training provided.

Music Ministry

Do you sing or play an instrument? We are always looking for more musicians to contribute to the beauty of the weekend Masses.

 


 

 

Formation

 

 

 

 

Welcoming / Hospitality

 

 

 

 

Service / Outreach

 

 

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Members of St. Vincent de Paul are inspired by the Gospel to help our brothers and sisters in special need. St. Clare's is part of a 4-parish conference which offers food hampers and clothing or furniture to people in need in our area. Hamper packers and/or deliverers are needed either on a regular basis, which could be either weekly or monthly, or even on an occasional basis.

Parish Pastoral Council

This is a group of parishioners willing to assist in the goal-setting and pastoral planning for the parish.

Finance Committee

A group of parishioners with financial experience and acumen to monitor parish income and expenses, to prepare the annual budget and annual financial report to the Archdiocese and parish.

 

Catholic Women’s League

The Catholic Women’s league is a national organization of women concerned with the spiritual development of Christian women and families, and they serve the parish wherever they can. Meetings are held monthly from September to June.

 

 

Maintenance Committee

This committee does the regular inspection maintenance of the church building and property. Problems are identified and corrective action is taken.

Sunday and Holiday Collection counters

Immediately following the 11:00 am Mass, a team of parishioners counts and makes the bank deposit of the weekly monetary offerings.