Adopt-A-Spot

Volunteers choose a particular space on the campus for landscaping – planting and maintenance, coordinated with our maintenance department.
Contact Us for more information.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Adoration is from 11:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday, except on holidays. Volunteers typically take a weekly one-hour time for adoration.
Contact Bruce & Ginny Bonenberger for more information.

Athletics Volunteer

Volunteers are needed each time a game is held at St. Benedict Cathedral School Gym or other specific needs like organizing uniforms.
Contact Us for more information.

Boy Scouts / Cub Scouts

Contact John Payne for more information.

Buildings and Grounds

The Buildings and Ground Committee coordinates maintenance projects and budgeting for these projects under the auspices of the Finance Council.
Contact Us for more information.

CAJE

Congregations Acting for Justice and Empowerment) Volunteers attend meetings to make a positive difference for those most in need in our community. Meetings would average every other month.
Contact Jane Leingang for more information.

Cantor

Cantors sing at the weekend Masses.
Contact Jeremy Korba for more information.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Occurs during the Sunday 10:30 Mass during the school year. Catechists teach one of two groups of children ages 3-7 for about 15 minutes. Depending on number of catechists, service is every 2-3 weeks.
Contact Joy Timmons for more information.

Choir

Our SATB Adult Choir rehearses every Thursday (except in the summers) 7:00-8:30PM in church and sings every other week, typically at the 10:30AM Mass.
Contact Jennifer Korba for more information.

Church Decorating

The church is decorated for Easter & Christmas. Volunteers are needed on announced days to help with the major portions of decorating. Help is also needed at the end of these seasons for teardown.
Contact Tami Orr for more information.

Contact Donna Halverson for more information.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

EMHC’s, commissioned by the bishop and trained in the parish, distribute Holy Communion at the daily and weekend Masses and sometimes deliver Holy Communion to parishioners in their homes, hospitals, or nursing homes.
Contact Fr. Godfrey Mullen for more information.

Food Ministry

As requested, volunteers prepare food and serve the meal for parish events.  Teams are called upon on average every 1-2 months.
Contact Becky Heerdink/Barb Hargrove for more information.

Fun-Raising Committee

The Fun-Raising Committee works together to plan and carry out social events for community building in our parish.  They have helped host events like Movie Night, Pickle Ball, Bowling and Oktoberfest.
Contact Patti Hall for more information.

Funeral Luncheon Ministry

As requested, volunteers prepare food, others serve the meal, following the funerals of parishioners. Teams are called upon, on average, every month or two.
Contact Kelley Coppens for more information.

Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers assist in the building of homes for low income families.
Contact Us for more information.

Heavenly Dusters

Particular areas of the church are cleaned each week or two – some take particular areas of the nave of the church and others oversee the cleaning of other rooms. Typically an hour or two every third month.
Contact Kelley Coppens for more information.

Instrumental Music

Proficient musicians on keyboard and other instruments accompany the assembly at weekend Masses (along with weddings and funerals).
Contact Jeremy Korba for more information.

Knights of Columbus

A fraternity of Catholic men who work to build up the Church and serve the broader community.
Contact Mike Primus for more information.

League of St. Benedict

The League of St. Benedict is a group of individuals, couples, families and businesses who support the mission of our parish and school by contributing at least $1,000 per year, in addition to their committment to Sunday giving.  The League of St. Benedict also includes sponsors and advertisers for our major events: Mardi Gras, Summer Social and Style Show.  Their committment is honored by mention in various modes of communication from the parish throughout the year.
Contact Fr. Godfrey Mullen for more information.

Lector

Proclaim the readings at weekend Masses, typically scheduled every month or so.
Contact Fr. Godfrey Mullen for more information.

Maintenance Volunteers

Maintenance volunteers typically work together on Tuesdays 9:30-11:30AM to assist the maintenance staff with various projects. Volunteers may serve at other hours as well.
Contact Flavian Elpers for more information.

Mass Greeters

The Mass Greeters arrive at least 15 minutes before Mass to greet people joyfully as they enter church for Saturday evening and Sunday morning Masses.  Individuals, couples and families may assist with this ministry.
Contact Kelley Coppens for more information.

Mass Server

Mass servers are assigned to weekend and holy day Masses about every 4-6 weeks.
Contact Fr. Godfrey Mullen, OSB for more information.

Photography Ministry

Volunteers take pictures or video at parish events.  Other volunteers create and manage a repository of these pictures and videos to document the history of parish photographically.
Contact Mark Valenzuela for more information.

Prayer Chain

Volunteers agree to be contacted to add particular intentions to their prayers.
Contact Nancy Vaught for more information.

Quilters

Quilting on Tuesdays 9-11:30AM in the basement of the parish center to make quilts for the raffle at the Summer Social.
Contact Barb Rogge for more information.

RCIA

Learn more about the faith as you sponsor an adult seeking to be baptized or received into full communion with the Catholic Church. Meet weekly on Sundays 9-10a.m., August - Easter .
Contact David Rice for more information.

Sacristan

Set up for weekend Masses about once a month – set out hosts, chalices with wine, and all that is needed for Mass.
Contact Kelley Coppens for more information.

Saint Vincent de Paul Society

Vincentians visit families in need in their homes to assess need and then meet on Monday evenings at the parish to distribute assistance.
Contact Barb Rogge or Jim Flynn for more information.

School Volunteer

As needed or regular service in our school office, classroom or cafeteria.
Contact Mrs. Kari Ford for more information.

Summer Social

Parish festival the Saturday before Labor Day Weekend. Volunteers chair and work in booths, help with dinner, etc.
Contact Daniel and Jennifer Ziemer for more information.

Ushers

Assist parishioners with seating at weekend Masses, take up the collection, and place the collection in the safe after Mass, assigned to all Masses during a month three or four times per year.
Contact Matt Brockman for more information.

Visiting Ministry

Volunteers visit home bound parishioners every 2-4 weeks in their homes or nursing homes.  If these volunteers are Eucharist Ministers of Holy Communion, they may bring holy communion to them as well.
Contact Sr. Pat McQuire for more information.

Welcome Ministry

Volunteers help give tours, coordinate sponsor families, and answer questions for new members.
Contact Mike David for more information.

Women’s Bible Study

A seasonal women's Scripture study and spirituality group that meets on Sunday, 9-10:15 a.m. or Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m., following the program named Walking with Purpose.
Contact Kim Early for more information.