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The list is long and the opportunities for involvement are many.  The parish is strong if the parishioners are active in support of the parish.  If you have interest in any of these programs, please use the contact information noted in the Ministry information below. The telephone numbers and or email addresses are hyperlink i.e. press on email address to launch email program or press on telephone number to initiate a call when using a smart phone.

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INDEX

Adult Altar Servers
Bereavement Prep
Bereavement Support
9 Week NEW DAY Bereavement Program
Choir
Collection Counters
Computer/Sound Systems
Deacons
Eucharistic Ministers
Faith Formation
Floral Guild
Habitat for Humanity
Haiti Dolls
Hospitality / Greeters
Kenya Konnection
Knights of Columbus
Lectors
Prayer Shawl
Respect Life
Social Justice
St. Vincent dePaul
SJA Guild
Thrift Shop
Ushers

 

Adult Altar Servers 

The men and women in this ministry assist the celebrant as altar servers at funeral Masses.

 

Leader: Rita, coordinator Tel.: 508.255.0170
Email:  joanarc@c4.net
Leader: Joe Moran Tel.: 508.255.5183
Email:  jmoran01@comcast.net

Meetings: As needed.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Serve at Funeral Masses

Bereavement Prep

 

Bereavement Prep Ministers work with the family of the deceased to plan the funeral liturgy and to be present for the family at the funeral.

 Web Page

Leader: Nancy McEnaney  Tel.: 508.240.0417
Email:  hv1a2122@gmail.com
Leader: Barbara Klapproth Tel.: 508.240.6631
Email: Barbara@klapproth.com

Meetings: As needed.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Workshop Training Program; Memorial Mass in November to remember all parish deceased from the past year

Bereavement Support

 

The Bereavement Support Group provides personal support to individuals throughout the grieving process. The ministry also hosts monthly group meetings which provide a forum for discussion and an exchange of pertinent information. The focus of these approaches is to help the bereaved adapt to their new life.

 Web Page

Leader: Barbara Cosgrove Tel.: 508.240.1090
Email: tbcosgrove@msn.com

 

Meetings: Monthly Group - 3rd Sunday afternoon      Committee - 2nd Tuesday 8:45am

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Personal Support by periodic contact with individuals throughout the grieving process. Conducting monthly meetings, which are informal presentations and roundtable discussions dealing with the various aspects of grieving and the new role bereaved must assume

 9 Week NEW DAY Bereavement Program

Program designed to give the newly bereaved time to work through the natural process of grieving in an atmosphere of care & understanding.

 

Leader: Susan Mahoney   Tel.: 508.240.1119
Email: suebird111@gmail.com

 

Meetings: - Late summer - One afternoon workshop prior to nine week program. - Early fall - Annual nine week program held with two hour Sunday afternoon sessions.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  : 1) Contacting newly bereaved in the parish. 2) Workshop training program. 3) Trained volunteer facilitators conduct support sessions offering a structured approach to dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Choir 

To select and present music to praise God and enhance our liturgical celebrations, uniting the community in one voice through the singing of psalms and hymns

 Web Page

Leader: Art McManus    Tel.: 508.255.5940
Email: capeart@comcast.net

 

Meetings: Rehearsal - 4:00 pm on Thursday and one-half hour before Sunday Mass.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as mission

Collection Counters

Secure and accurate counting of all weekend collections and preparation for deposit.

 

Leader: Denise Hendrickson Tel.: 508.349.2123
Email:  

 

Meetings: Monday

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission

Computer/Sound System

Oversees, repairs and maintains the Rectory and Religious Ed. computers and church sound system.

 

Leader: Henry Lind Tel.: 508.237.0700
Email: lindh@c4.net

 

Meetings: As needed

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission

Deacons

 

Deacons assist the pastor at Mass; celebrate Communion Services in the church and local nursing homes and provide pastoral outreach in many ways.

 

Leader: Norm McEnaney Tel.: 508.240.0417
Email: nannormmac@gmail.com
Leader: Jack Twerago Tel.: 508.255.9381
Email: jtwerago@comcast.net

Meetings: As needed

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as mission

Eucharistic Ministers

Assist with distributing the Eucharist at liturgies and to the homebound/nursing homes.

 

Leader: Rita Harper Tel.: 508.255.0170
Email: joanarc@c4.net
Leader: Norm McEnaney Tel.: 508.240.0417
Email: nannormmac@gmail.com

Meetings: None

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission

Faith Formation

 

Our mission is to provide faith-based education for families and children, Kindergarten through Grade 10.  We also provide on-going spiritual and Christ-centered resources for adults.

 Web Page

Leader: Judy Burt Walker Tel.: 508.255.1257
Email: religed@c4.net

 

Meetings: As needed.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  *Religious Education: Classes for Kindergarten through Grade 10 including Sacramental Prep - Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation.  *Youth Ministry: Teen Nites; Student Mentoring; Summer Bible Camp; Outreach Service Projects; Altar Serving.  *Adult Education: Seasonal Programs (Retreats, Speakers, etc.); RCIA

Floral Guild

Plans and maintains floral decorations for our liturgical celebrations.

 

Leader: Rosemary O'Neil    Tel.: 508.255.6698
Email: rosemarie.oneil3@gmail.com

 

Meetings: As needed

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission.

Habitat for Humanity

Parishioners help construction of local Habitat homes.

 

Leader: Bob Filliman  Tel.: 508.255.5385
Email: bobfilliman@hotmail.com

 

Meetings: As needed

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission.

Haiti Dolls

Provide & ship dolls for Haitian children.

 

Leader: Theresa Galligan Tel.: 774.207.0158
Email: tgalliganquilters@comcast.net

 

Meetings: As needed

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Provide dolls as comfort to Haitian children

Hospitality/Greeters

Volunteers in this ministry act as greeters to all attending weekend liturgies and also sponsor a Welcome Brunch each year.

 

Leader:   Tel.:  
Email:  

 

Meetings: As needed

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission.

Kenya Konnection

Shepherds the relationship between St. Joan of Arc and our sister parish, Holy Cross in Dandora, Kenya. We provide our parishioners with opportunities for spiritual enrichment through action, education, and fund-raising in support of our sister parish.

 Web Page

Leader: Barbara Smith  Tel.: 508.255.9692
Email: Barbsmith754@gmail.com

 

Meetings: Bimonthly, 3rd Thursday of the month at 8:45 am in the Parish Center.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Planning and coordinating Kenya collection in July. Skype meeting with Father Andrew and Brother Andre Clinic staff quarterly. E-mails with Father Andrew about children receiving financial educational support. Planning and monitoring budget. Understanding the spiritual and financial needs of Holy Cross parish and learning how St. Joan   of Arc parish can grow spiritually through the example of our sister parish. Hosting and planning Parish welcome for Fr. Andrew when he visits.

Knights of Columbus

 

A Catholic men’s order with charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism as our guiding principles. We engage in charitable works in service to our Church, its members, our community and our country.  We strongly support the priesthood and, as Mary’s Knights, are firmly committed to the protection of human life, the defense of the family and giving aid to those in need.

 Web Page

Leader: Ron Mador    Tel.: 508.240.7801
Email: ron.mador@verizon.net

 

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday in the Parish Center at 7:30 pm.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Financial support for seminarians.  Respect Life programs and activities.  Sponsors of First Friday Adoration and devotions to Mary.  Blood drives. Young and adolescent youth programs.  Aid and assistance to children, the mentally and physically handicapped, our veterans, adolescents in corrections facilities.  Fundraisers like pancake breakfasts, tootsie roll solicitations, yard sales, raffles.

Lectors

Proclaim scripture at weekend and daily Mass.

 

Leader: Rita Harper  (weekends)  Tel.: 508.255.0170
Email: joanarc@c4.net
Leader: Joe Moran  (weekdays) Tel.: 508.255.5183
Email: jmoran01@comcast.net

Meetings: As needed

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission.

Prayer Shawl

This ministry creates shawls as a gift of prayer from the parish to the newly baptized, the ill, the bereaved, RCIA candidates, First Communion and Confirmation candidates, those facing hardships, as well as those celebrating special occasions in their lives.  All are welcome to join in knitting or crocheting these shawls of comfort and solace.

 

Leader: Joan Valicenti   Tel.: 508.240.1392
Email: Joanrichval@comcast.net

 

Meetings: Monthly meetings, announced in the church bulletin, are held in the Chapel of the church on Wednesdays at 1:30 pm

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Create shawls as a gift of prayer from the parish to the recipient.

Respect life

This ministry is committed to promoting the Church’s teachings on the sanctity of life from conception to natural death.

 

Leader: Doris Toohill    Tel.: 508.255.1487
Email:  
Leader: Ellen D'Ovidio   Tel.: 508.292.4346
Email: emdovidio@aol.com

Meetings: 1st Friday of the month at 9:30 am in the Parish Center, Room 1

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Angel House (HAC) – Home for mothers recovering from addiction and their children. Thomas More Society – Defense attorneys for Pro-Life causes. Massachusetts Citizens for Life – Lobbying group. Baby Bottle Drive during October (Respect Life Month) to support two Pregnancy Health Centers; Abundant Hope and A Women’s Concern. Support families with unplanned pregnancies. End-of-life support. Organize prayer services such as Rosary for Life. Work on pro-life projects in in conjunction with the Knights of Columbus. Bake sales on Labor Day and Memorial Day weekends to support the Annual sponsorship of youth in the Diocesan Pro-life Summer Boot Camp and The M

Social Justice

To promote, learn, educate, advocate, serve and enhance social justice according to Catholic Social Teachings in our parish and community.  

 Web Page

Leader: Madalyn Dineen Tel.: 508.896.8829
Email: madalyn@alabe.com
Leader: Jane MacAfee Tel.: 508.432.9480
Email: janecape09@comcast.net

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month at 8:45 am in the Parish Center

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Fair Trade Sales, Sunday Movies on Social Justice topics, Periodic Prayer Services - for peace, for victimization of women, etc., Various activities for the Year of Mercy, Participation in the interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service, Participation in the interfaith Martin Luther King Action Committee, Participation in the interfaith Youth Outreach Hospitality program, and Participation in the interfaith Refugee Support Team.

St. Vincent de Paul

SVdP provides person-to person emergency assistance to those in need with necessities such as food, medicine, rent, and shelter.

 Web Page

Leader:  Carmella Alfano Tel.:  508.255.4448
Email:  carmella.alfano@comcast.net
 

Meetings:  2nd Friday of the month, except February and March, following the 8:00 am Mass in the Parish Center, Room 1.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:   EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FOR THOSE IN NEED. FOOD PROGRAMS. NOAH SHELTER, SOUP KITCHEN IN PROVINCETOWN (“SKIP”), LOWER CAPE LUNCH (“LOCAL”). Christmas Giving Tree. Twinning (Columbia and Attleboro). Housing with Love Walk. Support for: Recovery at Canal House, Habitat for Humanity, CapeAbilities, and Cape Cod Children’s Place, A Woman’s Concern, Together We Can, and the Homeless Prevention Council.

SJA Guild

Our purpose is to provide an opportunity for the women of SJA to come together as a community to work for the betterment of the parish and to enrich our spiritual journey through friendship and prayer.

 Web Page

Leader: Kathy Culik Tel.: 774.207.0911
Email: SJAGuild@C4.Net
Leader: Diane Rowe Tel.: 508.255.7167
Email: SJAGuild@C4.Net

Meetings: 2017-2018 meetings are included in following activity list.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Tuesday, September 12 7:00 p.m. Business Meeting, Guest Speaker:  Dr. Susana O’Hara; Tuesday, October 10 6:00 p.m. Parish Potluck Supper Tuesday, November 14 11:30 a.m. Lunch at Hidden Cove @ Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, Harwich; Wednesday, December 6 11:30 a.m.  Christmas Luncheon; Tuesday, January 9 7:00 p.m. Living Rosary; Saturday, February 3 5:00 p.m. Mass, followed by a catered dinner in the Parish Center (joint with Knights of Columbus); Tuesday, March 13 1:30 p.m. Lenten program with Judy Burt-Walker; Tuesday, April 10 1:30 p.m. Spring Tea and Fashion Show; Tuesday, May 8 1:30 p.m. Mass for Deceased Guild Members and Thrift Shop Volunteers; Tuesday, June 12 11:30 a.m. Spring Luncheon

Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop has a volunteer staff of approximately 125 men and women. The revenue generated provides significant financial support to the parish and other charities (see activities below).

 Web Page

Leader: Joan Valicenti   Tel.: 508.240.1392
Email: joanrichval@comcast.net
Leader: Mary Cay Sweeney  Tel.:  508.255.8596
Email: chriscay7@comcast.net

Meetings: For schedule see Activities below.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  There are two three hour shifts per day, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 1 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm and one three hour shift on Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm. The revenue generated provides significant financial support to the parish, scholarships to our parishioners graduating from high school seeking further education, weekly donations to various organizations such as the Salvation Army, clothing donations to Katy's Corner (Lower Cape Outreach), the Baby Center in Hyannis, Canal House in Orleans and donations of clothing and house wares to persons in need.

Ushers

Responsible for assisting parishioners with seating, taking up the collections, presenting the gifts, plus various administrative and housekeeping duties.

 

Leader: Robert Budnar Tel.: 508.240.2506
Email: robert_budnar@hotmail.com
Leader:   Tel.:  
Email:  

Meetings: None

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:  Same as Mission.

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