MINISTERS OF CARE
A group of men and women, who visit parishioners in their homes or nursing/care centers, for prayer and personal contact.
Meetings: Meetings are scheduled as needed.
Contact: Susan Wiegers, 233.4606
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
Cathedral parishioners meet to address the social concerns of our own parish as well as those of our neighbors, by reaching out to the poor and lonely. By coordinating and working with various support agencies and faith communities, they seek ways to involve parish members in works of mercy. The SVdP Cathedral Food Pantry provides food, spiritual and financial aid and clothing to people who live in our area. The SVdP Breakfast for the Needy and Lonely provides a hot breakfast every Saturday in the Cathedral School Café.
Contact: Diane Hermann, 698.4563
Whoever wishes to pray and work for the pro-life movement is encouraged to attend the First Saturday Mass at 8:00 A.M. every month. After each Mass the group gathers, plans for upcoming events, and sometimes caravans to the local abortion facility to pray. Other pro-life activities include the March for Life in Washington, D.C., the Life-Chain, and 40 Days for Life.
Contact: Doug Lugge, 476.9505
PLAY AND PRAY
Play and Pray is an opportunity for mothers and their children to meet twice a month to share the sacred, challenging and rewarding aspect of their lives, building friendships for themselves and their children. The group supports and affirms the role of motherhood with several educational speakers. Educational activities are also planned for the children.
Ages: newborn to age five.
Contact: Aldara Henderson, 277.4264
The Welcoming Committee contacts all new parishioners of the Cathedral Parish and helps them to feel welcome in our parish. They inform new parishioners of the various organizations and activities within the parish and invite them to become active parishioners.
Contact: Margie Schwartz, 235.3102
NOTRE DAME ACADEMY ATHLETIC CLUB
Anyone interested in sports or parents who have children involved in sports teams at our Parish School. The club schedule sporting events, run concession stand, schedule workers for home sports events, run tournaments and raise funds to pay the budget of a complete year of school sports.
Meetings: Scheduled as needed.
Contact: Amy Gould, President, 239.6318
Contact: Christine Phillips, Athletic Director, 239.6437
BEREAVEMENT LUNCHEON COMMITTEE
This committee is a friend to families in their hour of sorrow. The Funeral Luncheon Committee can prepare a luncheon after a Cathedral funeral, with prior arrangements.
Contact: Shirley Deitz, 235.1003
Contact: Jane Riess, 233.5385
The Cathedral Quilters is a group of women who work together create beautiful quilts. All money raised goes directly to the parish. This group is taking a break for the winter and will begin again in the Spring of 2016.
Meetings: No Meetings
Contact: Josie Weiler, 234.1166
ROSARY MAKERS GUILD
The Cathedral Rosary Makers Guild makes rosaries for the Missions, for the homebound, for those in the hospital and nursing homes as well as more elaborate rosaries for special occasions.
Meetings: The Rosary Guild meets on Friday mornings from 9:30 A.M.-Noon in the Undercroft.
Contact: Marilyn Neumeyer, 234.6293
Tour guides are members of the Cathedral of Saint Peter who are called upon to give tours of our Cathedral at various times of the year.
Meetings: Training is provided for volunteers.
Contact: Josie Weiler, 234.1166