Liturgical Preparation Committee
The Liturgical Preparation Committee serves with the pastoral staff in the preparation of liturgical celebrations of Sunday, major feasts and seasons.
Art + Enviromment
Art + Environment is about enhancing the environment for the Liturgical seasons through decoration with emphasis on the Christmas and Easter celebrations which require additional time and manpower. Throughout the year there are many other smaller tasks that need to be done such as changing out the Liturgical colors or taking care of the plants.GET MORE INFORMATION
Special Liturgical Celebrations
This committee plans and coordinates many events that celebrates the life of our faith community such as the anniversary mass, engaged couples mass, May crowning, and the Blessing of our pets.GET MORE INFORMATION
A lector is a person with a special talent for speaking who is a bridge between God and His people via the proclamation of scripture. He or she celebrates and refreshes the faith of fellow parishioners by proclaiming the Word.
“The Lord has given me a well–trained tongue, that I may speak to the weary a word that will rouse them.” (Isaiah 50:4)GET MORE INFORMATION
Minsters of the Eucharist
Extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist assist the celebrant with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ. Ministers experience the joy and privilege of serving their fellow parishioners, connecting one-on-one with Christ on a regular basis.GET MORE INFORMATION
An Usher is also known as an Inside Greeter who greets parishioners as they enter the church. They also help seat parishioners, take up the collection and hand out Parish Bulletins. An Usher also contributes his time with many functions of the church such as the Parish Picnic, Coffee and Donuts, Pancake Breakfast, various fundraisers and $10,000 Raffle (Jingo).GET MORE INFORMATION
The greeter welcomes people to the church by bringing sunshine into their lives through smiling and wishing them a wonderful day. Greeting people week after week makes them feel connected to the Church and its people.GET MORE INFORMATION
Youth Altar Servers
Young people, male and female, who are in the 4th—12th grade are encouraged to be Altar Servers at St. Kieran.GET MORE INFORMATION
Adult acolytes assist at Daily and Funeral Masses. Any man or woman over 18 may become part of this ministry.GET MORE INFORMATION
Church Care involves making the church more presentable by removing bulletins and other miscellaneous items left behind by parishioners, and organizing the books after each Mass to make it presentable for the following Mass.
Vestment Care involves laundering server and priest albs on a regular basis. This may also include taking some of the vestments to the cleaners (which is covered by the parish).GET MORE INFORMATION
Leaders of Prayer
This committee is responsible for one specific function of the Worship Committee, namely to recruit and train individuals to lead the Rite of Distribution Holy Communion outside of Mass and other prayer services for the sick, to lead appropriate prayers associated with the Order of Christian Funerals (Resurrection Leaders of Prayer) and to lead appropriate prayers from the Book of Blessings. It is the responsibility of the Committee to see that qualitative formation occurs and to ensure that these ministries are properly carried out.
- Rosary Group
- Eucharistic Adoration
- The Rosary Ministry
- Homebound Ministers of the Eucharist
- Resurrection Leaders of Prayer