*Keep scrolling for more information regarding worship* There are several wonderful opportunities to share your faith through music at St. Bernard. These opportunities are outlined below. To become involved, please contact the individuals listed.
Contemporary Choir: This is an opportunity to experience the joy of participating in the liturgy, while leading the community in song in a blended contemporary style accompanied by a variety of instruments including guitar, bass and flute. The choir is open to adults, as well as students in grades 9-12. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m., September through May. Sing at mass as scheduled Contact Joe LeBeau 468-4811
Sunday Night Worship Band: This ensemble leads the 6:30 Sunday Night Mass in spirited praise & worship style song to enhance the Liturgy. The choir is open to adults, as well as students in grades 9-12. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., September through May. Sing at 6:30 Mass as scheduled. Contact Brian Lani 469-1963
Cantors: Cantors are a vital part of the music ministry at St. Bernard. They welcome the assembly, lead the assembly in song and read the Prayers of the Faithful. The role of the cantor requires a great deal of independent practice and a high skill level. Audition required. Sing at mass as scheduled. Contact Joe LeBeau 468-4811
Instrumentalists: Instrumentalists of all kinds (guitar, piano, organ, brass, woodwind, strings etc.) are welcome to share their musical gift. Of course it is necessary to have had some musical training and the ability to read music at a high school level. Those wishing to play should also be comfortable playing independently in front of large groups of people. Audition required. Rehearse as needed. Contact Joe LeBeau 468-4811
The next time you're at mass, take a look around and see how many people it takes to accomplish all that happens at mass. We call these people Liturgical Ministers and we have a fantastic group of them at St. Bernard. Scroll down to learn more about what these ministries are all about. Maybe you would like to help. If you see something that interests you, contact the person listed by each ministry.
Altar Server: Altar Servers assist the priest at Mass or other services. This is a great way for them to learn about the Eucharist. The Altar Server Ministry is open to all children of St. Bernard Parish who are in grades 5 - 8. A training session is held each fall. Altar Servers are normally scheduled one or two times per month throughout the year. Contact Joe LeBeau
Reader (Minister of the Word): Those who are called to the ministry of Reader apply their talents and time to Proclaim God's Word to the worship community. This ministry requires preparation of the Old and New Testament Readings in the Liturgy of the Word. Contact Mike Wozala 465-1363
Eucharistic Minister: Eucharistic Ministers share Holy Communion with the congregation at Mass. A training session is required. Serve as necessary. Sign up before Mass. Contact Joe LeBeau 468-4811
Communion to Homebound: Eucharistic Ministers to the Homebound are specially trained to take the Eucharist from church out to those Catholics and parishioners who, due to sickness or aging, are unable to join us for the celebration of the Mass. As they visit each person, the ministers offer Communion and read Scripture. Contact Sr. Caroline Castellini
Sacristans: Sacristans work behind the scenes preparing items used during our liturgical celebrations, including hosts, wine, vessels, linens, vestments, etc. A training session is required. Sacristans serve at least once a month. Contact Joe LeBeau 468-4811
Usher(Minister of Hospitality): St. Bernard Parish strives to be a welcoming faith community energized by the Eucharist and sensitive to the needs of all. Ushersare people who have a great sense of hospitality. Ushers answer questions, hand out song sheets, help families find seating and coordinate the movement of the congregation during Holy Communion. Following Mass, ushers ensure that the church is prepared to receive those who will attend the next Mass by tidying up the pews. Contact Dan Barrington or Joe LeBeau 468-4811
Liturgical Environment: These parishioners decorate the worship space They create an atmosphere of simplicity and hospitality with attention to the total space from the approach to the building through the gathering space and to the altar itself. Contact Joe LeBeau 468-4811
Altar Linens: Assist in washing and preparing linens for the altar. Contact Joe LeBeau 468-4811
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