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MINISTRY OF CONSOLATION VOLUNTEERS

Supporting those who have suffered the death of a family member or friend 

The Lynnfield Catholic Community believes that no one should grieve alone.  In service and support of our parishioners and community, the Ministry of Consolation will assist our pastor in providing bereavement and spiritual support for parishioners who have experienced the death of a family member or friend. 

During this Year of Mercy, please consider sharing your time and talent by volunteering for this new ministry.  Volunteers are needed to: send notes and cards to bereaved parishioners, which may be done from the comfort of your own home!

For more information, please contact Maggie Coolican at 860-682-4156 or by e-mail at maggiecoolican@gmail.com.

 

CATHOLIC APPEAL COORDINATOR(S)

Seeking individuals to coordinate communications for the annual Catholic Appeal. Training sessions are provided at local parishes by the Archdiocese of Boston. The coordinator is responsible for attending the annual kick-off weekend, which usually takes places in the first week of March. During masses, the coordinator is responsible for showing the video of Cardinal Sean's Homily regarding the Catholic Appeal. The coordinator will also distribute materials and seek speakers to appeal to parishioners.  The coordinator is also responsible for reporting donations to date on a regular basis. Total time committment: 10-12 hours, from March through June. 

 

CANTORS

Seeking cantors for weekend masses. Training and guidance provided. If interested please email Jayson Cote at jcote@ola-smg.org. 

MUSICIANS

Seeking various musicians to "liven up" the teen mass with contemporary music for the 5:00 pm mass at Saint Maria Goretti.  If interested, please contact Jayson Cote at jcote@ola-smg.org.

DIGITAL MEDIA MINISTRY

Seeking a team of individuals to develop and maintain digial media to support the evangelization efforts of the church.  This is a new ministry seeking to strengthen our faith community through improved and updated communications strategies.  If you have photography, graphic design, journalism, website design, or social media skills, this ministry is calling to you.  Community service hours are available.  Please contact Marie Lagman at mlagman@ola-smg.org.

CAP TEAM (Child Abuse Prevention)

Requires a collaborative team of people for both parishes to coordinate the distribution and collection of requirements for volunteers of the parishes. Includes Protecting God's Children training, CORI Form collection, and organization of information for Archdiocesan requests. Would also need to coordinate and collaborate with various public organizations to hold annual Child Advocacy Protection "fair." If interested please contact Caterina Benitez@cbenitez@ola-smg.org.

BOOK CLUB LEADER

Seeking leader to reflect on and discuss appropriate faith-building books in a friendly and welcoming setting, at a location of their choice. Books need to be approved by the Director of Parish Ministries. Please contact Donna Delahanty to discuss at ddelahanty@ola-smg.org.

C.L.O.W. Leader(s): 

OLA is looking for Children's Liturgy of the Word leader(s) to provide liturgical "lesson" for children in the parish hall. During the family Mass, children will be summoned to follow you to the hall where you will explain the readings in more child-friendly terms and, if time allows, provide a quick activity.  Training will be provided. If interested, please contact Donna Delahanty at ddelahanty@ola-smg.org. 

CATECHISTS

Our Faith Formation programs are always seeking catechists. If you are interested please contact Bethany Kilroy (for SMG) at bkilroy@ola-smg.org or Alexis McDuffee (for OLA) at amcduffee@ola-smg.org.

OFFICE ASSISTANCE

Our new plan includes the extension of office hours to Saturday and Sunday. We would like to offer Mass cards and other services for those who cannot visit us during normal business hours. Possible tasks would be:

Answering phones             Mass card distribution
Answering doors               Sign posting
Mailings                            Copying
Data Entry                        

Please contact Caterina Benitez at cbenitez@ola-smg.org if interested.   

 

 

 


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