Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist
Sundays – Trained and commissioned women or men to assist with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at the Sunday Eucharistic celebration.
Weekdays – Trained and commissioned women or men to assist with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at the 8:00 a.m. Mass every Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
Sunday Contact: Maryrose Orange 724-520-1979 or e-mail Maryrose
Weekday Contact: Loretta Pastor 724-838-7739
Adult women or men (age 16 and over) to assist in the celebration of the Eucharist by proclaiming the Scripture readings for each Sunday or weekday Mass.
Funeral Contact: Holly Sigut 724-539-8629, ext. 10 or e-mail Holly
Adult women or men to proclaim the Scripture readings at funeral Masses. Volunteers should be available in the morning.
Scheduling Contact: Maryrose Orange 724-520-1979 or e-mail Maryrose
Sundays – Girls or boys (Grade 4 through high school) who assist the celebrant at Sunday Masses and wedding ceremonies.
Weekdays – Adult women or men who assist at the daily 8:00 a.m. Mass each Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. Mass on Saturday.
Funerals – Adult women or men who assist the celebrant at Funeral Liturgies. Because of time variations, it helps if volunteers are retired or generally available in the morning.
Server Training: Please contact Father Dan to register.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Contact: CLW Coordinator-Bridget DiVittis 724-539-8629, ext. 16 or email Bridget.
Leaders are needed for CLW during the Sunday (9:30 a.m.) Parish Mass. Liturgy of the word provides young children an opportunity to celebrate and hear the Gospel in age appropriate language. Volunteers are prepared to serve as Presiders of the Word by the Parish CLW Coordinator.
Contact: Fr. Richard Ulam, O.S.B. at 724-539-8629, ext. 13 or email Fr. Richard
Men or women (age 16 and over) charged with seeing to the proper order within the church for each celebration. They assist by greeting and finding seating for the worshipers upon arrival. Ushers gather the community’s personal offerings after the Liturgy of the Word, distribute weekly bulletins after Masses, and check to ensure that no personal items remain in the pews after a celebration.
Contact: Any usher assisting at Mass
Families are encouraged to participate in the Eucharistic celebration by presenting the gifts during Mass. Please sign the scheduling book located on the podium near the entry to the Basilica.
Contact: Pastor, Father Richard Ulam, O.S.B 724-539-8629, ext. 13 or e-mail Father Richard
Parish Sacristans are adult volunteers willing to learn the requirements for the preparation of the celebration of the Eucharist and to see that all is ready for Parish Masses (Saturday 5:00 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.)