Weekend Confession

Saturday - 3:00p.m.

Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday - 9:00a.m. & 4:00p.m.
Sunday - 7:30a.m., 9:00a.m. & 11:30a.m.

Weekday Mass Schedule

Tues - Noon
Wed., Thurs. Fri. - 8:00a.m.

Ministries

Administration
These members oversee the temporary needs of the parish by coordinating stewardship and fundraising efforts.

Athletic Field
These members organize sporting events, maintain the fields, and raise the necessary funds to support the ball park.

Booster Club
This group sponsors all the sports programs we offer. They promote Christian sportsmanship and support athletics through coaching and fundraising.

Finance
The finance committee budgets and audits all financial policies and procedures of parish resources.

Parish Council
This is an elected position which provides spiritual leadership, parish governance, policy formation and planning.

Parish Hall Committee
This committee oversees the booking and facilitation of events scheduled, such as receptions, dances, meetings, and sports practices.

P.T.O. (Parent-Teacher Organization)
They offer many school related activities and fundraising events throughout the year. They foster good relationships between parents and school personnel who provide resources in the education of our children.

S.A.F.E
Safe cares for students in Pre-k through grade 6 after school by providing them with a safe, Christian environment.

St. Athanasius School
The school prepares our students to live their faith in an ever-changing world by teaching values and morals within a Catholic environment.

St. Athanasius School Board
The school board guides the school in teaching Catholic Christian values and morals so our students are prepared to live the faith in the global and technological society of the 21st century.

Worship Committee
The purpose of the worship committee is to coordinate all liturgical celebrations and nurture the faith development of the community.

Altar Servers
Girls or boys, grade 4-8 (or adults) are invited and trained to become a server for weekend, school, or funeral liturgies.

Art and Environment
This group works to enhance liturgical celebrations by creating a prayerful and inviting workspace. Your time and talent are welcome for areas such as floral arranging, carpentry, or general upkeep of linens and vestments.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
Adults, 18 or older are invited to assist in the distribution of the Eucharist both at liturgies and to the homebound. You must have received the sacraments of initiation and the orientation to be commissioned. Confirmed youth may also be eligible.

Gift Bearers
Gift bearers are voluntary members from the congregation to present our gifts to the Lord at the liturgy.

Hospitality
These ministers greet parish members, welcome visitors, assist with needs, and act as ushers for offertory and communion.

Lectors
Lectors must have a clear speaking voice, a good understanding of the message being proclaimed, and be comfortable speaking in front of a group. Orientation and training are required.

Liturgy Planning
Liturgy planning involves writing intercessions for Sunday, Holy Day, and seasonal liturgies.

Music Ministry
We offer opportunities for adults and youth to share their musical talent with the parish by singing or playing an instrument. Choirs are available for weekend as well as funeral liturgies.

Prayer Chain
The prayer chain ministry prays for all requests submitted and raise awareness through the power of prayer.

Formation Committee
This committee is concerned with the ongoing life long learning and religious formation of all parishioners from birth to adulthood. They provide a variety of opportunities for spiritual growth and parish renewal.

Children’s Church
Children’s church provides the Liturgy of the Word during Sunday mass for children from preschool to grade 6. They are dismissed for the 11:30 only.

Children’s Religious Programs (CCD)
This program provides religious formation for K-8 children who attend public or private schools. Adults interested in sharing their faith experiences and participate in catechesis are encouraged to join this program.

G.I.F.T. (Growing in Faith Together)
GIFT is a family-centered environment where adult’s and children’s groups study and reflect on the Sunday readings to break open a deeper understanding of the Gospel message.

R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
The RCIA is a discernment process and a journey of faith for those seeking Baptism or full Communion into the Catholic faith. Parish members are encouraged to sponsor a candidate or catechumen, be part of the RCIA team, or support other activities associated with RCIA.

Vacation Bible School
VBS offers a week-long bible program for children during summer vacation. Your child will learn about Christ through stories, crafts, song, and social interaction.

Service

Angel Program
The angel program connects our parish elders to parishioners who visit, phone, and help them with their needs.

Bereavement Committee
The bereavement committee strives to ease the sorrowing of losing a loved. They comfort and support each family through prayer, liturgy planning, and making arrangements for food.

First Friday Calls
A group of 3 teams alternate on the first Friday of each month to visit and bring communion to homebound or ill parishioners.

Homebound Visits
A group of dedicated parish members, who after mass, will visit and bring communion to homebound or ill parishioners unable to attend Sunday liturgy.

Hospital Visitations
A ministry member visits the hospitals each Friday to call on fellow parishioners.

Quilting Group
This group of dedicated women meet every Monday morning to provide beautiful quilts to raffle off at our parish festival every year.

St. Vincent DePaul
This group assists the poor and needy in our parish neighborhood with the basic needs, such as food, rent, utilities, and financial counseling.

S.A.W.S. (St. Athanasius Widows & Singles)
SAWS meet first Tuesday of the month after attending noon mass to share lunch and discuss activities in which they may participate.

Shawl Ministry
This group of volunteers meet once a month and share what they have knitted or crocheted for distribution among the elderly and homebound of our parish.

Social Concerns/Respect Life
Social concern is to help coordinate, communicate, and promote participation in service opportunities that parish members can be involved in both within the parish as well as outreach to those in need.

Stewardship
This committee coordinates on-going programs to help parish members become better stewards of the gifts God has given us.

Altar Society (SACA)
Ladies participate in one of the five teams devoted to the cleaning of our church. Usually the cleaning takes one hour of each volunteer’s time per month. Come join us, and meet some wonderful people who are proud to work for the Lord in His Church. Call the Parish Office or drop your name and phone number with interest in SACA in the Sunday basket.

+ Administration

Administration
These members oversee the temporary needs of the parish by coordinating stewardship and fundraising efforts.

Athletic Field
These members organize sporting events, maintain the fields, and raise the necessary funds to support the ball park.

Booster Club
This group sponsors all the sports programs we offer. They promote Christian sportsmanship and support athletics through coaching and fundraising.

Finance
The finance committee budgets and audits all financial policies and procedures of parish resources.

Parish Council
This is an elected position which provides spiritual leadership, parish governance, policy formation and planning.

Parish Hall Committee
This committee oversees the booking and facilitation of events scheduled, such as receptions, dances, meetings, and sports practices.

P.T.O. (Parent-Teacher Organization)
They offer many school related activities and fundraising events throughout the year. They foster good relationships between parents and school personnel who provide resources in the education of our children.

S.A.F.E
Safe cares for students in Pre-k through grade 6 after school by providing them with a safe, Christian environment.

St. Athanasius School
The school prepares our students to live their faith in an ever-changing world by teaching values and morals within a Catholic environment.

St. Athanasius School Board
The school board guides the school in teaching Catholic Christian values and morals so our students are prepared to live the faith in the global and technological society of the 21st century.

+ Worship Committee

Worship Committee
The purpose of the worship committee is to coordinate all liturgical celebrations and nurture the faith development of the community.

Altar Servers
Girls or boys, grade 4-8 (or adults) are invited and trained to become a server for weekend, school, or funeral liturgies.

Art and Environment
This group works to enhance liturgical celebrations by creating a prayerful and inviting workspace. Your time and talent are welcome for areas such as floral arranging, carpentry, or general upkeep of linens and vestments.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
Adults, 18 or older are invited to assist in the distribution of the Eucharist both at liturgies and to the homebound. You must have received the sacraments of initiation and the orientation to be commissioned. Confirmed youth may also be eligible.

Gift Bearers
Gift bearers are voluntary members from the congregation to present our gifts to the Lord at the liturgy.

Hospitality
These ministers greet parish members, welcome visitors, assist with needs, and act as ushers for offertory and communion.

Lectors
Lectors must have a clear speaking voice, a good understanding of the message being proclaimed, and be comfortable speaking in front of a group. Orientation and training are required.

Liturgy Planning
Liturgy planning involves writing intercessions for Sunday, Holy Day, and seasonal liturgies.

Music Ministry
We offer opportunities for adults and youth to share their musical talent with the parish by singing or playing an instrument. Choirs are available for weekend as well as funeral liturgies.

Prayer Chain
The prayer chain ministry prays for all requests submitted and raise awareness through the power of prayer.

+ Formation Committee

Formation Committee
This committee is concerned with the ongoing life long learning and religious formation of all parishioners from birth to adulthood. They provide a variety of opportunities for spiritual growth and parish renewal.

Children’s Church
Children’s church provides the Liturgy of the Word during Sunday mass for children from preschool to grade 6. They are dismissed for the 11:30 only.

Children’s Religious Programs (CCD)
This program provides religious formation for K-8 children who attend public or private schools. Adults interested in sharing their faith experiences and participate in catechesis are encouraged to join this program.

G.I.F.T. (Growing in Faith Together)
GIFT is a family-centered environment where adult’s and children’s groups study and reflect on the Sunday readings to break open a deeper understanding of the Gospel message.

R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
The RCIA is a discernment process and a journey of faith for those seeking Baptism or full Communion into the Catholic faith. Parish members are encouraged to sponsor a candidate or catechumen, be part of the RCIA team, or support other activities associated with RCIA.

Vacation Bible School
VBS offers a week-long bible program for children during summer vacation. Your child will learn about Christ through stories, crafts, song, and social interaction.

+ Service

Service

Angel Program
The angel program connects our parish elders to parishioners who visit, phone, and help them with their needs.

Bereavement Committee
The bereavement committee strives to ease the sorrowing of losing a loved. They comfort and support each family through prayer, liturgy planning, and making arrangements for food.

First Friday Calls
A group of 3 teams alternate on the first Friday of each month to visit and bring communion to homebound or ill parishioners.

Homebound Visits
A group of dedicated parish members, who after mass, will visit and bring communion to homebound or ill parishioners unable to attend Sunday liturgy.

Hospital Visitations
A ministry member visits the hospitals each Friday to call on fellow parishioners.

Quilting Group
This group of dedicated women meet every Monday morning to provide beautiful quilts to raffle off at our parish festival every year.

St. Vincent DePaul
This group assists the poor and needy in our parish neighborhood with the basic needs, such as food, rent, utilities, and financial counseling.

S.A.W.S. (St. Athanasius Widows & Singles)
SAWS meet first Tuesday of the month after attending noon mass to share lunch and discuss activities in which they may participate.

Shawl Ministry
This group of volunteers meet once a month and share what they have knitted or crocheted for distribution among the elderly and homebound of our parish.

Social Concerns/Respect Life
Social concern is to help coordinate, communicate, and promote participation in service opportunities that parish members can be involved in both within the parish as well as outreach to those in need.

Stewardship
This committee coordinates on-going programs to help parish members become better stewards of the gifts God has given us.

Altar Society (SACA)
Ladies participate in one of the five teams devoted to the cleaning of our church. Usually the cleaning takes one hour of each volunteer’s time per month. Come join us, and meet some wonderful people who are proud to work for the Lord in His Church. Call the Parish Office or drop your name and phone number with interest in SACA in the Sunday basket.

If you are interested in joining any of our ministries, please contact the parish office at (502) 969-3332 or fill out the form below for more information.

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“With Christ, it is not how much we give, but what we do not give that is the real test.”—Oswald Chambers