Ministries/Organizations

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN GETTING INVOLVED IN OUR MINISTRIES OR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AT LADY OF SORROWS PARISH.

 Interested in volunteering? Please complete the Volunteer Sign-Up form or contact the parish office.

Altar Society

Responsible for the preparation and care of the altar linens. This includes the washing and ironing of purificators, corporals, and altar linens.  Assist around the church whether it be dusting, vacuuming, or tidying the pews. 

Annual Parish Giving Tree

Sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul. Look for the tree in the hallway beginning Thanksgiving weekend. Your participation in the Giving Tree program is another way in which you and your family can join us in sharing Christ's love with local families. Just pick a tag, purchase the gift, wrap it, attach the tag and place the gift under the tree.

Coffee Hour

Helping with Coffee Hur is a great way to both meet fellow parishioners and serve our faith community. Volunteers are asked to provide and serve refreshments after one weekend Mass every three months.

First Friday Mass - Anointing of the Sick

First Friday of each month, join us for Morning Prayer at 8:35 am * Mass at 9 am * Eucharistic Adoration at 9:30 am * Rosary at 10 am * Closing Adoration, 10:30 am. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored and we pray before the Lord Jesus present in the Monstrance.

Flowers and Grounds

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.

Funeral Society

Men and women who assist at Funeral masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.

ISC (Ignatian Spirituality Community)

We are a small faith-sharing community that reads, reviews and discusses Ignatian Spirituality books and media. Meetings are usually held first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the parish conference room. for more information, please contact Nancy Walton-House: n_waltonhouse@msn.com

Joy-Filled Stockings

The OLOS Bible Studies & Youth Groups are sponsoring the “Joy Filled Stockings” project where filled gift stockings are given to homebound parishioners or those living at the Regency Care center or Red Oak Senior Center.

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people. Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men who are at least 18 years old. Contact Rich Shepherd at richardalanshepherd@gmail.com

 

 

Ministry to the Sick/Homebound

Members of this ministry visit parishioners in their homes or nursing facilities. This ministry is our way of reaching out to those who long to be with us at Mass but are unable. Members can create their own schedules as well as agree to the number of households they visit per week.

Morning Prayer

Join us Wednesday to Friday at 8:35 am in Church for prayer (intercessory, and alternating Rosary or Divine Mercy).

Nursery

 Provides child care for ages birth to 3 years old is offered during the 9:30 am Sunday Mass.  Parents are encouraged to volunteer.

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Volunteers gather every Monday morning unless it's a holiday.

OLOS Book Club

Meets the 3rd Saturday of the month at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. For more information contact 2019-2020 OLOS Book Coordinator: Beverly Hanson –beebopbev@outlook.com.

Religious Education/Sacramental Prep.

Volunteers teach a lesson for children/adults preparing to receive a Sacrament.

Rosary

Join us on Thursday at 7 pm as we meditate on the mysteries of the life of Jesus & pray the Rosary for Peace.

Senior Thanksgiving Dinner

This event is sponsored y our Middle and High school youth group. This is a wonderful opportunity for our youth and seniors to enjoy each other's company. All parishioners 60 years + are invited to our annual Thanksgiving Dinner.

Silent Prayer & Meditation

Silent Meditation is the inner prayer of the heart where we are simply being with God who is in us in the Holy Spirit whom Jesus has given us.  The prayer of the heart is essentially the prayer of faith.  In silence we humbly accept that God knows our needs, we trust in his love which created us, and persevere with the knowledge that his love will eventually complete us. The Church is opened Tuesday through Thursday, 2:30 to 3:45 pm and Friday 3 to 4 pm.

Social Events and Activities

Volunteers who coordinate social activities and gatherings of parishioners during the year: Garage Sale, International Festival & Children's Carnival.

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings in the Church during Lent followed by soup and sharing in the Parish Hall.

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Serves the less fortunate of our parish and valley community through contributions of individuals and groups.  From food vouchers to help with utilities, this volunteer program actively reaches those in need. Call the parish office.