MASS TIMES

Sunday: 4:00 P.M.  Saturday (Vigil Mass)
8:00 A.M., 10:30 A.M., 5:00 P.M.
Weekdays:
6:45 A.M. Monday through Friday
8:15 A.M. Friday (when school is in session)

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION (CONFESSIONS)

Monday through Friday:  7:15 A.M. until 7:30 A.M.
Saturday:  3:00 P.M. until 3:45 P.M.

Please note:

— If you are not well, please pray from home.
— Masks must be worn.
— Only two doors will be open for entrance, the Main Center Doors on Harrison Street and the East (ramp) Door.
— Hand sanitizer will be at the entrances.
— Seating will be only in the main North Nave, in every other pew.
— Keep social distance before, during and after Mass.
— Hand sanitizer will be used by Eucharistic ministers.
— The Cathedral will be sanitized before and after each Mass.

SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM

Children: Please schedule by calling the rectory at 234.1166, so that parents and godparents can attend a Baptismal Preparation Session.  Please be registered and active in the Parish.

Adults: Adult Baptisms and Reception into the Catholic Church follows upon the completion of the Catechumenate, the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA); contact Sister Theresa Markus at the Rectory at 234.1166.

SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE

Those planning to marry should call the rectory at least six months prior to the marriage date for a Pre-Cana interview and preparation. (If you have a previous marriage, set no marriage date until you have discussed this with one of the priests.)

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION

Celebrations of the seven Sacraments are moments of grace for all of us as a parish. When elementary age children are approaching the Sacraments, it is likewise necessary that their parents accompany them through preparation.  A full year of regular instruction is required before a school age child can be enrolled for the Sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation.

LECTORS

The Lectors proclaim the scriptures at Sunday, Holyday and daily Masses.  Annual updates are required.

Contact: Monsignor John T. Myler, 234.1166

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion assist the priests and deacons in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at Sunday, Holyday and daily Masses.

Meetings: Annual training sessions and update sessions are required.

Contact: Sister Theresa Markus, 234.1166

MINISTERS OF HOSPITALITY

Parishioners welcome and greet people at the entrances to the Cathedral.  This ministry is open to all people in the parish including families, couples and individuals.

Meetings: Training is provided.

Contact: Sister Theresa Markus, 234.1166

USHERS

This ministry includes taking up the Sunday collection, distributing bulletins and taking care of the needs during the Liturgy (especially emergency needs). This ministry is open to all women and men of the parish.

Meetings: No regular meetings are held, but special ones may be called occasionally.

Contact: Sister Theresa Markus, 234.1166

GIFT BEARERS FOR SUNDAY LITURGY

Parishioners bring forward the gifts at the Offertory during Mass.

Meetings: No meetings are held.

Contact: Sister Theresa Markus, 234.1166

CHALICE VOCATION PRAYERS

Families and individuals “take a chalice home” for one week and pray for vocations using the prayers provided.

Meetings: No meetings

Contact: Sister Theresa Markus, 234.1166

WOMEN’S CHOIR & MEN’S CHOIR

Women and men of all ages (grade-school and up!) are invited to sing in the men’s and women’s choirs.  Normally, the choirs sing every other week at the Sunday liturgy, as well as for special liturgies.

The Women’s Choir enhances the beauty of the Sunday Masses through liturgical music and hymns. All women (including high school students) are invited to join. The women’s choir sings at the 10:30 A.M. Mass on Sundays.

Contact: Richard Thompson, 585-7465

CONTEMPORARY CHOIR

The Contemporary Choir leads the music at 5:00 P.M. Mass on Sundays. It consists of musicians and singers from high school age through adult who wish to dedicate their time and talents to liturgical music.

Meetings: Practice is held in the Cathedral Church at 4:00 P.M. before 5:00 P.M. Sunday Mass.

Contact: Paul Lindauer, 910-3504

CANTORS

The primary role of the cantor is to lead the responsorial psalm and Gospel acclamation at the Sunday liturgy.  A cantor must be able to read music and must have some ability to prepare the music on his or her own.

Contact: Richard Thompson, 558-7465

ALTAR SERVERS

Altar Servers are young men and women (3rd grade through high school) who are willing to assist at the altar at Sunday and Holyday Masses as well as other liturgical celebrations.

Meetings: Training sessions are scheduled for all servers.

Contact: Monsignor John T. Myler, 234.1166

ADULT ALTAR SERVERS

Men and women, as well as parent/child teams, serve at Sunday Masses, funerals & other liturgical services.

Meetings: Training is provided upon request.

Contact: Sr. Theresa Markus, 234-1166

CATECHUMENATE/RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA)

Prepares adults for conversion to Christ and initiation into the Catholic Church. The RCIA consists of a team of parishioners and parish staff who teach and share their faith with those who are interested in becoming Catholic.

Meetings: The Catechumens and Candidates meet on Sundays from 9:00 A.M.-10:15 A.M.

Contact: Sister Theresa Markus, 234.1166

LITURGY COMMITTEE

The Liturgy Committee organizes the various ministries involved in Divine Worship throughout the liturgical year. This committee also assists the priests in preparing special liturgies as well as art and environment settings.

Meetings: Meetings are held seasonally.

Contact: Monsignor John T. Myler, 234.1166