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Our parish keeps growing. Each week the bulletin publishes the names of new parishioners. If you are new to Old St. Mary’s or a longtime member of our community, why not become active in one of our ministries?   Below is a list of ministries and the contact information.

Please note: Ministries marked with an asterisk (*) require special training. Those marked with a double asterisk (**) require completion of the Archdiocesan requirements overseen by the Office of Protection of Children and Youth.  Those marked with a triple asterisk (***) require both special training related to the ministry itself as well as that required by the Archdiocese to work with children and youth.

Ministry                                                          Contact
Adult Religious Education Melissa Carnall
Altar Servers (Acolytes)* Dan Leonard
Asian Ministry Cleofe Garcia or Jesucita Faigao
Accessibility Outreach Program Eileen Davis-Roesler
Children and Family Faith Formation*** Cathy Walz
Domestic Violence Sandra Bell
Ecumenical and Interfaith Committee Fr. Paul Huesing
Eucharistic Ministry* Fr. Patrick Johnson/Margie Halliwell –
Evangelization Fr. Paul Huesing/ Jesucita Faigao –
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (Homebound)*** Fr. Robert Cary
Finance Committee Jack Fassnacht
Knights of Columbus Edward Brotonel
Landings* – Reconciliation program Fr. Paul Huesing/ Jacqueline Toepfer –
Lectors (Readers)* Fr. Patrick Johnson/ Margie Halliwell –
Legion of Mary Fr. Paul Huesing/ Virginia Carrera –
Liturgy Committee* Fr. Paul Huesing
Liturgy of the Word for Children Cathy Walz
Music Ministry* Scott Williams
OSM Little Lambs Suzanne Heath / Nicole Harrington –
Old St. Mary’s School Julie Martin/Aimee Markelz Tracy
Parish Council Mark Sedevic
Paulist Associates* Fr. Paul Huesing / Dorothy O’Malley –
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)* Melissa Carnall / Jan Newport –
Sacramental preparation Baptism for parents (Baptism Hospitality) Melissa Carnall/ KatieEllis (Roche) –
Social Justice Committee Mary Anne Smith
Welcoming Committee Melissa Carnall
     a. Greeters Melissa Carnall
    a. Hospitality after Mass (food) Cleofe Garcia  312-461-1163
    b. New Parishioner Luncheon Melissa Carnall
    c. New Parishioner Registration Melissa Carnall
    d. Ushers* Fr. Paul Huesing/Melissa Carnall  –
Young Adults Ministry Melissa Carnall
Youth Ministry** Catherine Zdziarski