Ministry Category: Liturgical

Altar & Purificator Sacristans

A sacristan prepares the worship space before and after each Mass.  According to the Catholic Encyclopedia (Our Sunday Visitor Inc.,1991), sacristan is “the term to describe the person who is responsible for the contents of a church related to liturgical worship, such as vestments, vessels, books, etc.”  Sacristans handle the preparation needs of lights and candles and […]

Altar Servers

Altar Servers are deeply engaged in the Liturgies of the Parish, assisting the Presider in the celebration of the Mass.  The primary role of the altar server is to support Father during Liturgies by helping the priest and attentively participating in and assisting with the Mass, serving with reverence and respect.  Altar Servers are also a community […]

Art and Environment

The ART & ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY creates an environment, reflecting the liturgical seasons and special feast days, that is inspirational to all who come to worship. Art & Environment Ministry was established in the year 2000 to enhance the theme of the liturgical celebrations through the use of banners, flowers and other decorations. These decors are […]

Audio-Visual

We are two ministries under one banner, both in service to Liturgy and Events.   The Audio Ministry provides Sound Volunteers to make slight adjustments to sound levels for Masses and special events in Serra Center and other locations around the parish that need sound to be augmented during liturgies and events.    The Visual Presentation Ministry […]

Eucharistic Ministers

Liturgical Eucharistic Ministers are blessed with the opportunity to assist the Presider in the distribution of the true Body and Blood of Christ! The Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith; the place where we encounter Jesus in the most personal intimate way. It should be the “heart” of our life. Eucharistic Ministers […]

Grupo de Danza Liturgica y Folklorica San Luis Rey

Este ministerio cubre dos aspectos importantes de nuestra vida cristiana: el Litúrgico y el Folklórico; porque cuando cantamos y danzamos, alabamos y adoramos a Dios.  Recordemos lo que hacía el Rey David. Danzaba con  cánticos y alabanzas, y Dios lo amaba porque sabía lo que había en su corazón. Sobre el aspecto folklórico, todos somos […]

Lectors

THE LECTOR MINISTRY STRIVES TO MAKE THE LITURGY OF THE WORD AS MEANINGFUL AS POSSIBLE FOR THE WORSHIPPING ASSEMBLY. Lectors proclaim God’s Word which reveals God action in our lives.  Lectors strive to impart God’s Word in a clear and compelling manner so that the community might be inspired to ponder and meditate how God’s […]

Music

The Music Ministry strives to make Prayer Services, Daily Masses, Weekend Masses and Holy Days as meaning as possible for the worshipping assemblies. The Music Ministry invites its members to praise the Lord through music and song, proclaiming the Word of God and leading the congregation to uplift their souls to Our Creator. This ministry […]

Ushers & Greeters

While today’s usher does not ring bells or necessarily open the church, their primary duties and responsibilities include welcoming parishioners and guests as they enter the church, help them to find seats, taking up the collection and wishing everyone a good day at the conclusion of the Liturgical Celebration. Click here for the Usher & […]