Ministries

Music Ministry

The choir for English speaking masses meets before the 10:15 for rehearsal.  Please consider joining your voice with ours!

Legion of Mary

Pray the rosary and join the legion!  Wednesday mornings from 9:30 at the convent chapel located at 15 Franklin St. in Somerville.  The Legion of Mary also meets in Spanish.  Call parish office for specific dates and times.

If interested in any of these ministries, please contact the Rectory or call 617-625-0029.

Eucharistic Adoration

Thursdays from 9:00AM to 3:00PM from September through April. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by volunteers who sign up for one hour or more to pray before the Lord Jesus present in the Monstrance.

Finance Council

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

Food Baskets

Non perishable foods are collected at the back of the church on the last Sunday of the month and donated to charity.

Hospitality

A group that serves coffee and pastry on Friday mornings after the 8:30AM Mass. They also help prepare for special occasions such as our 4th of July cookout. A great way to get to know one another is when we share food and conversation.

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about once a month.

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Anyone Parish.

Protecting God’s Children

All of the clergy, office staff, and every volunteer is required to attend a Virtus—Protecting God’s Children training session, an archdiocese sponsored program which teaches an awareness of those persons and situations which could endanger our children. The state also requires volunteers to submit a yearly CORI form.

Senior Altar Server

Men and women who assist at Mass or Funeral masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings at 6:30PM in the Chapel during Lent followed by soup and sharing in the Sacred Heart Hall.

Usher

Volunteers who assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection.

 

Monday Night Prayer Group

Join us Monday nights at 7 pm in the Convent Chapel to read and reflect upon the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel, Liturgy of the Hours (books provided for new members), and prayer (intercessory, and alternating Rosary or Divine Mercy). Contact the coordinator at mondayprayer@parish.org.

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above are welcome to let our pastor know that they would like to serve God at His altar.  Training will take place before each mass for those of you who may be new. 

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith.

Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality

A group that fosters devotion to Mary and strives to be a spiritual and financial organization that supports the church and school with its fundraising and functions.

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.

Fellowship Committee

Volunteers who coordinate social activities and gatherings of parishioners during the year.

Flowers and Grounds

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.

Greeters

Parish volunteers who warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass.

Lector

Reader who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services.

Liturgical Linen Service

Responsible for the preparation and care of the altar linens. This includes the washing and ironing of purificators, corporals, and altar linens.

Outreach to Homebound

Volunteer Eucharistic Ministers who bring the Eucharist to registered parishioners who are homebound.

Parish Crafters

Group of parish members who make craft items to sell at the school fair. They meet Wednesday evenings in the St. Vincent de Paul Room (downstairs rectory). The money they make goes to help support our St. Vincent de Paul Society.

RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.

Sacristan

Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass.

Soup Kitchen

Provides hot meals on a monthly basis to the homeless.

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Founded in 1948, the St. Vincent de Paul Society has strived to administer to the poor and needy of the parish. The work of the Vincentians is funded solely by the contributions deposited in the St. Vincent de Paul boxes at the exits of the church.

 

 

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