Altar Server

Boys and girls, grade 4 and above, who assist the priest at the liturgy. Contact Sr. Betty at

Arts & Environment

Enrich the liturgical seasons of the year through tangible symbols and decorations that create a space that is peaceful, inspiring and prayerful.  Contact Barb Batdorf at

Buildings and Grounds

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church. Contact David Herridge at

Coffee & Donuts or Wine & Cheese

Help serve Coffee & Donuts after Sunday morning liturgies or serve Wine & Cheese after Saturday evening Mass.  Betty Schumacher at

Eucharistic Adoration

Spend time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Adoration is every Friday from 9:30am to 9:00pm, in the Eucharistic Chapel. Sign up for one hour or more to pray pr drop in. Jesus waits for you. Contact Shari Stecher at

Eucharistic Minister

Assist with the distribution of communion during Mass. Contact Cathy Mulligan at

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets. Contact Krista Schafer at

Funeral Reception Ministry

Serve or donate food items for funeral receptions. Contact Ann Case at

Guardians & Angels

Foster friendships, create a sense of belonging and support others in raising your children in the Catholic faith! Meetings take place on Fridays 9:30-11:30 in Lovett Hall.  Contact  Patty Smith at for more information 

2020 G&A Schedule

Knights of Columbus

Men: Belong to a Catholic fraternal and service organization that supports parish and community charities through special projects & social functions. For more information contact:

Men's Group - Brothers in Christ 

All men are welcome! Meetings are held every Friday morning from 6:15am - 7:30am . Join us for coffee, a light breakfast, socialization, and engaging (no pressure) conversation about our faith in a relaxed environment. That Man is You! program has been extremely successful throughout the nation. For more info email Frank Slavick at

Ministers of Hospitality

Warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass. Contact Sr. Betty Schumacher at


Ministers of the Word

Proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services. Contact Pat Kivela at

Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our choir directors.

  • Sanctuary Choir  
  • Gospel Choir rehearses Wednesdays, 7pm, singing at 11am Mass. 
  • Soul Purpose 
  • Children's Choir 

Office Assistance

Mass Help the parish run smoothly by being a donation counter, helping with bulletins, assisting with bulk mail or assisting with parish events. Contact Krista Schafer at


Parish Library

Keep the parish library organized, updated and welcoming.  Contact Julianne Mitchell at

Rosary Cenacle/Group

Held every morning after 9:00am Mass except for Friday when it is prayed before the 9:00am Mass. The rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed every Monday evenings at 7:00PM in the Chapel. Contact Anita Keahy @



Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the liturgical items following Mass. Contact Sr. Betty Schumacher at

Social Committee

Volunteers who coordinate social activities and gatherings of parishioners during the year. Contact Pat Smith at

Works of Mercy and Justice

Various groups provide resources for parishioners to engage in service activites with others.

  • St. Vincent dePaul Inspired by the Gospel values, SVdP asks men and women of our parish to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy and suffering in the community. We strive to keep people in their homes and off the street. Please contact Frank Slavick at or call 206-484-0659 for details about joining our team. For help, call 206-767-6449.

  • Safe Parking Volunteer - Be a host to welcome and reach out to those who are staying in our Safe Parking Program. Contact Sr. Betty at

  • Giving Tree: Collect contributions and Christmas gifts for those in need our community. Contact Susan Pilawski at

  • HopeLink: Donate food for our local Food Bank. Contact Stephanie Aleshire @

  • Matthew House: support families of prisoners in Monroe by collecting clothing and food. Contact Lois Nelson at 

  • Minister to Homebound: Visit and take communion to homebound, retirement homes, adult homes and hospitals. Contact Sr. Betty @

  • Prison Ministry: reach out to those who are in prison by facilitating a bible study and/or communion service.  Contact Liz Bruno at

  • Pro-Life: provide faith-based information and education to deepen the understanding of the sanctity of human life from natural conception to natural death and support programs related to pregnancy and those who have had an abortion. Contact Anita Keahy @

  • Social Justice Committee: increase your understanding of Catholic social teaching through education, reflection, prayer and to respond to injustices locally and globally through advocacy and service. Contact Sr. Betty at


Faith Formation

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Scripture Reflection Group 

Join us Tuesdays at 10am in the Lovett Hall to read and reflect upon the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel. Contact the coordinator, Sr. Betty at

St. Bernadette's Women's Group

Open to all women of the parish, contact Linda Remington at


Greet and assist people to their seat, if necessary, and  help take up the collection at Mass. Contact Sr. Betty Schumacher,

Welcoming Committee

Extend a warm welcome to new parishioners and help sponsor New Parishioner Gatherings. Contact Maureen Padilla at

Women's Retreat

Be a part of the Annual Women's Retreat held in February each year. Contact Michele Boal at

Young Adults - Eastside Disciples

Join Eastside Disciples’ groups for reflection, fellowship, events and refreshments for young adults around the eastside. For more information, check out Eastside Disciples’ Facebook page, Eastside Disciples or email



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