Worship

Altar Server
Deacon Derek Turrietta

The Altar Servers assist the priest at Mass by carrying the cross in the entrance/exit processions, holding the book and bringing and removing wine and water, chalice and paten to the Altar at the appropriate times. The commitment is usually 1 hour, twice a month. Students in grades 3 through 12 are eligible. If you are interested, please contact Deacon Derek Turrietta, dturrietta@blessed-sacrament.com.

Director of Music Ministry  
Gregg Marino

Do you sing? Play an instrument? Would you like to give of your time and talent to your parish and have fun with some great musicians? Think about joining the Adult Choir, the Youth Choir, or the Young Musicians. Please see Gregg Marino, Director of Music Ministries, after Mass, call him at 757-423-8305, or email him at gmarino@blessed-scarament.com.

Eucharistic Minister at Mass
Deacon Derek Turrietta

The Eucharistic Ministers set up before each Mass, distribute the Body and Blood of Christ at Communion, and wash the vessels used during Mass. This requires 10–15 minutes before and after Mass, on an average of once a month. If interested, please contact Deacon Derek Turrietta, dturrietta@blessed-sacrament.com.

Eucharistic Ministers (Sick & Homebound) 
Sr. Regina Stupak

We go to hospitals, nursing homes, and visit the home bound. Eucharistic ministers carry the Body of Christ to parishioners and nursing home residents who cannot attend mass. The time of weekly visits is flexible.  Please contact Sr. Regina, 757-423-8305, if you are interested in assisting with this ministry.

Altar Flowers Guild
Kathie McKnight

The Altar flower guild enhances the beauty of the church with its weekly flower arrangements and continual upkeep of flowers and plants in the church and social hall. We also decorate the church for sacred holy days and seasonal occasions. 

Lector
Isabel Anderson & Juanita Taylor

The Lector proclaims the Word of God during Saturday evening/Sunday morning Masses and other liturgical services and carries the lectionary in the entrance procession. This commitment is one hour monthly, plus preparation time.

Nursery
Pete Buryk

For the convenience of our parishioners, a nursery is offered for children (newborn to 4 years old) during the 10:30 AM Mass (September–May). Our nursery volunteers supervise small children during Mass, attending to their physical needs and keeping them entertained. Those who use the nursery are asked to volunteer. 

Marriage Preparation
Fr. Joe Metzger III

Active registered members need to contact the parish office, 757-423-8305, at least six months prior to the intended date for the pre-nuptial inquiry and to enroll for the preparation classes.

Usher
Larry Dotolo, Glenda Gant, Bill Hull

This ministry is one of hospitality. The ushers welcome the community as members gather for worship and assist people in the church. They take up the collection and distribute bulletins after Mass.

 

PLEASE CONTACT THE PARISH OFFICE, 757-423-8305, IF YOU NEED TO CONTACT ANY OF THESE PEOPLE.