Mass Ministries

Ministries Pertaining to Mass

Wash and carefully iron purificators and corporals used at Mass. Attention to detail is important. Will train. Volunteer commitment: once per month.

Susan DeCamp 301-622- 1122

Assist with greeting, ushering and helping the priest at funerals. May also assist with lecturing. Will train. Volunteer commitment: 1-2 times per month.

Susan DeCamp 301-622- 1122

Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Before the First Reading at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. Masses on Sundays, children are invited to process out and assemble in the Chapel for a presentation on that day’s Scripture readings.

Leader Responsibilities
Help children read and understand the scripture proclaimed at Mass. Vitus training is required, but can be completed through SJB. Volunteer commitment: once a month at either the 9:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Mass.

Susan DeCamp 301-622- 1122

Holy Communion Ministers bring the body and blood of Christ to the Church. Initial training and occasional ongoing formation sessions are required. Must be a Catholic in good standing who has received the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation & Eucharist).

Susan DeCamp 301-622-1122

Sign-up for one hour time(s) to be or to pray before the Blessed Sacrament. Opportunity available on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel. For more information, contact the Parish Office, 301-622-1122 or the Director of Liturgy.

Proclaim the word of God from the ambo in the sanctuary. Good, clear speaking voice necessary. Training provided. Volunteer commitment: once or twice a month.

Susan DeCamp 301-622- 1122

Responsible for liturgical art and environment in Church and Chapel. Design, art, sewing or floral experience helpful. Set up/decorating needed at Christmas, Easter and holy days. 3-4 meetings per year.

Susan DeCamp 301-622- 1122

Welcome as Jesus all who come to Mass. Assist with seating, directions and collection at least one Sunday Mass per month. Outgoing personality helpful. Training provided. Volunteer commitment: 1-4 times per month.

Susan DeCamp 301-622- 1122

Help our head sacristan and liturgist set up and take down everything we need for Mass on the weekends. Must be at least 18 years old, and an independent worker with attention to detail. Will train. Volunteer commitment: once a month, 4-5 hours.

Susan DeCamp 301-622- 1122