Ministries

Music Ministry

Serve our Parish Family in "praying twice" in song, under the talented direction of our choir director. Rehearsals for the Adult Choir are on Tuesday evenings the weeks leading up to Christmas and Easter at 7pm in the Church. Sing at 10:30am Sunday Mass, as your schedule allows. The Children's Choir has a different schedule for rehearsals. Contact Jen Haddon at jhaddon@stannblackrock.com or calling 203-368-1607 ext 110.

Young Adults/Young Families

Gather for Mass in the Church and breakfast in the rectory on the First Saturday of each month.  For more information visit our page here or email: YAYF@StAnnBlackRock.com.

Women’s Group

All women are welcome! We hope to begin soon, if there is interest!! Gatherings are on occasion and announced in the bulletin and in this space when scheduled. For more information, please email Angela Montero.

Eucharistic Adoration

Every First Friday from 12:00pm to 7:00PM from September through June. 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. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets.

Offertory Counters

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

Parish Council

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

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings at 7:00PM in the Church during Lent.

Usher

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

Black Rock Food Pantry

Provides and hands out food on a weekly basis to those in need. Visit their Facebook page for more information and look for food drive announcements in the bulletin.

Men’s Group

All men are welcome! Meetings are Saturday mornings from 6:30am - 7:50am; and Monday evenings from 7:30pm - 9:00pm. Join us for prayer, socialization, study and engaging conversation about our faith in a relaxed environment. Occasionally we hold a Men's Group Dinner! Questions? Please email the secretary at Angela Montero for future dates or visit our page

Parish Nurse Program

Focus is on the health and the well-being of the parish community which embodies the spiritual, psychological, physical and social dimensions through health promotion activities - blood screenings, health fairs,health education classes and addressing social and health needs in the community.
All healthcare providers are welcomed!

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 5 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy. Talk to our Pastor after Sunday Mass!

Baptism Preparation

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

Eucharistic Minister

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

 

Lector

Reader who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services.

Liturgy Committee

Volunteers who assist the Pastor to plan and coordinate liturgical celebrations during the year.

Buildings and Grounds

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.

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.

RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments. Click here for more information.

Sacristan

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

 

 

 

To Volunteer/Sign-up

Contact the Parish Office by: phone: 203-368-1607
email: Parish Secretary

OR

You can fill out the electronic Volunteer Form.