Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church

OUR MINISTRIES

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Mission for Liturgy:







Altar Server
Provide assistance to the priest during Mass and other liturgical celebrations. Training classes are provided.

Servers should be in the 4th through 12th grade. The servers usually serve approximately 3-4 times every 3 months.
Contact: Fr. Miller 717-359-4513

Usher
Assist in seating, pass baskets for collections, organize parishioners going to communion and hand out bulletins.
Contact: Dick Klunk 717-359-0413 or 717-476-1366

Lector
Assist with readings and announcements during the Mass.
Contact: Fr. Miller 717-359-4513

Liturgy Committee
Assist in planning and preparation for the celebration of the Mass and other special occasions.
Contact: Diane Wherley 717-359-9249

Cantor
Lead the congregation in hymns at Saturday and Sunday masses.
Contact: Diane Wherley 717-359-9249

Choir
Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings. The choir sings every first and fourth Sunday of the month.
Contact: Diane Wherley 717-359-9249

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Appointed: by the Pastor.
Contact: Father Miller 717-359-4513

Altar Guild
Composed of ladies of the Parish who assist in the care and decorating of the sanctuary with floral arrangements, candles and linens.
Contact: Sandy Sneeringer 717-359-5555

Mission for Pastoral Ministry:
Evangelization Committee
Evangelization: Learning to know, love and serve the Lord, then sharing the experience of the personal relationship we have with Christ to those in our home, our parish and our community, by the example or witness of how we live our lives. 
Contact: Kathleen Hunter 410-259-2159

Friendly Group
Social and service activities that include funeral luncheons, bus trips, visiting nursing homes and once a year hosting a luncheon for other senior citizens in the Conewago Deanery. This ministry is available to everyone 50 years old and older. Meetings are once a month, every third Wednesday except in July and August in the Church Hall.
Contact: Parish Office

Marriage Preparation Ministry
Contact: Fr. Miller 717-359-4513

Ministry of Care
Hospital Visitor 
Visits hospitalized parishioners and notify Father of the status of the individual.
Contact: Barb Perich 717-359-4933

Communion to Shut-ins

Taken to shut-ins and parishioners who are unable to attend Mass due to illness. 
Contact: Fr. Miller 717-359-4513

Compassionate Care - Loss of a Loved One - Support ministry: for those who have lost a spouse. 
Contact: Judy Jacobs 717-359-5908

Mission for Supportive Ministries

Bingo Committees
Bingo is held every Saturday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. 
Floor: Sell cards, check cards, verify the winning numbers and pay out the winners.  Committees work every 8 weeks. 
Contact: Mark Brown 717-353-6357.

Kitchen

Help make and serve the food and drinks that are sold there from the kitchen.  Committees work every 8 weeks. 
Contact: Mark Brown 717-353-6357.




Rev. C. Anthony Miller, Pastor