Liturgical Ministries

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Altar Care

A service rendered by parish women who prepare the church for daily Liturgies, funerals and baptisms. They also maintain the altar linens and supplies. Come join us and be a part of adorning the Table of The Lord.

Charlotte York:

Altar Servers

These young people serve at the altar of Christ. The Altar Servers’ important role requires that they be at least 10 years of age, and attend all scheduled training classes to learn more about the Mass and their faith.

Brian Gowasack: (770) 929-0405

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at all Masses. All candidates must be registered at St. Pius, be at least 16 years old and must complete a parish training course to be certified for a three-year period.

Lee Depkin: (770) 922-1298 or Mark Jansen: (770)856-3120

Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion to the Homebound

Following cerficaon, these special Ministers are entrusted with the Eucharist and are sent forth with blessings from the priest and our faith community at the end of Mass, to bring the Body of Christ to St. Pius X parishioners who are unable to aDend Mass. Come join us in serving Jesus by serving the homebound.

Pat Jones: (443)326-0970

Greeters Ministry

With caring hospitality in anticipation of the Eucharistic celebration, Greeters welcome before all Masses and at special events. They open doors, guide newcomers or visitors, assist those with special needs, and answer questions.

Irma Frakes: (770) 385-1028

Lectors

This is a very rewarding ministry that gives you the opportunity to proclaim the word of the Lord. Lectors devote time and preparation to understand the Word of God so that all may hear and be open to God transforming their lives. Lectors require good reading skills.

Everett Washburn:

Light of Christ

Volunteers are responsible for maintaining the candles on the altar regularly, and replacing the tabernacle candles, which must burn 24/7. Tea lights are also replenished as needed at the Blessed Mother icons. One candle is provided for lighting the tea lights. Donations are appreciated in the money slot.

Anna Milam: (404) 403-0883

Liturgy of the Word for Children

At the 10:45 a.m. Mass children ages 4-9 hear the Word of God at their level. After the opening prayer they are dismissed to the Day Chapel with a team of adults. The First Reading and the Gospel are proclaimed; there is an interactive engaging reflection, the Creed, and Prayers of the Faithful. The children return to their families in the main sanctuary during the Procession of the Gifts.

St. Lazarus Ministry

These dedicated individuals serve at funeral liturgies to welcome bereaved families and their guests. As on Sundays, they meet people at our doors, pass out funeral programs, answer questions, extend hospitality regarding our physical plant and help guests find seating. They serve as the need arises.

Ushers

Ushers serve the parish by assisting during Mass with a friendly greeting, seek seating for parishioners, take up and secure the monetary collections, and dispense weekly bulletins. Be part of assisting your parish community in this important ministry.

Charlie Doyle: 404-984-1702