Ministries

Choir serves to assist the assembly in prayer through song at Mass and other special liturgies throughout the year. Raise your voice in song at the 10:30 am Mass and other various liturgies. An audition is given to place each new member to the b...

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The Adult Faith Formation Ministry seeks to serve by offering opportunities to nourish and enrich the faith of the parishioners. Guest speakers, courses, prayer experiences, a yearly mission, movies and discussions are among the activities provided o...

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This is a team of men and women who serve at our funeral Masses. We will telephone you to find out if you are available to serve. No prior experience is needed. We will provide training and a written description of your duties. Primary Contact:&nb...

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Altar Servers assist at Mass and other liturgical celebrations to help promote a prayerful, inviting gathering of worshipers. Young persons who serve are in grades 4 and above and need the ability to assist various liturgical ministers prayerfully an...

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Play a musical instrument and/or raise your voice in song at the 10:00 am Mass in the auditorium. Rehearsals take place on sunday mornings prior to/and after Mass. Primary Contact: Mr. James Tornatore  Phone: 203-264-1009 Voluntee...

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Ministers assist the priests and deacons in the distribution of Holy Communion (bread and cup) to the faithful who gather to give worship and praise to God at Sunday Mass and weekly liturgies. Many ministers feel they are "unworthy" to serv...

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Praise the Lord in prayerful song! Sing at the 9:00 am Mass approximately twice a month. Rehearsals are 50 minutes prior to each Liturgy and on Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. comprehensive audition information packets are available. An opport...

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Assist at the 10 am Family Mass by proclaiming God's word. Training is provided for boys and girls sixth grade and older. Primary Contact: Deacon Jack McKenna  Phone: 516-741-7787 Email: dconjack@aol.com  Volunteers...

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Proclaim God's word at Mass. Committment includes preparing readings using the workbook provided by the Church. Being a lector gives you the opportunity for a deeper appreciation and knlowledge of the scriptures. Primary Contact: Deacon J...

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The Consolation Ministry has the task of assisting parishioners at the time of the death of a loved one. Participants represent the concern of the larger community by being present at the wake service, helping to plan the funeral liturgy, and accompa...

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Parish Social Ministry Parish Social Ministry at St. Joseph’s is a Ministry of Caring. We embody the words of dismissal at Mass, “Go in peace to love and serve the Lord with joy” by providing compassionate assistance to those i...

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Respect Life Ministry
Respect Life Ministry provides education and advocacy for the respect and the preservation of all human life while fostering  of awareness and reverence for human dignity. Be a part of St. Joseph's Spiritual Adoption Prayer Novena. Pick u...

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The Stewardship Committee promotes the spirituality of Stewardship by planning parish events, promoting stewardship efforts of time, talent, and treasure. Members are familiar with the principles of parish stewardship and committed to stewardship as ...

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Ushers, "ministers of hospitality" welcome all those who come for Mass and gather as a community to give Glory and Praise to God. Members are outgoing and welcoming, ready to greet parishioners in the gathering area, assist in finding seats...

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High School Program (teens 9th - 12th) St. Joseph's Youth Ministry is a fun and creative program designed to enrich the lives of teenagers currently in the 9th - 12th, grade through social, service, and spiritual opportunities both on and off ...

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