Adopt-A-SpotVolunteers choose a particular space on the campus for landscaping – planting and maintenance, coordinated with our maintenance department.
Adoration of the Blessed SacramentAdoration is from 11:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday, except on holidays. Volunteers typically take a weekly one-hour time for adoration.
Athletics VolunteerVolunteers are needed each time a game is held at St. Benedict Cathedral School Gym or other specific needs like organizing uniforms.
Boy Scouts / Cub Scouts
Contact John Payne for more information.
Buildings and GroundsThe Buildings and Ground Committee coordinates maintenance projects and budgeting for these projects under the auspices of the Finance Council.
CAJECongregations 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.
CantorCantors sing at the weekend Masses.
Contact Jeremy Korba for more information.
Children’s Liturgy of the WordOccurs 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.
ChoirOur 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.
Contact Tami Orr for more information.
Contact Donna Halverson for more information.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy CommunionEMHC’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.
Food MinistryAs 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 CommitteeThe 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 MinistryAs requested, volunteers prepare food, others serve the meal, following the funerals of parishioners. Teams are called upon, on average, every month or two.
Habitat for HumanityVolunteers assist in the building of homes for low income families.
Heavenly DustersParticular 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.
Instrumental MusicProficient 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 ColumbusA 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. BenedictThe 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.
LectorProclaim the readings at weekend Masses, typically scheduled every month or so.
Maintenance VolunteersMaintenance 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 GreetersThe 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.
Mass ServerMass servers are assigned to weekend and holy day Masses about every 4-6 weeks.
Contact Fr. Godfrey Mullen, OSB for more information.
Photography MinistryVolunteers 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.
Prayer ChainVolunteers agree to be contacted to add particular intentions to their prayers.
Contact Nancy Vaught for more information.
QuiltersQuilting 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.
RCIALearn 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.
SacristanSet up for weekend Masses about once a month – set out hosts, chalices with wine, and all that is needed for Mass.
Saint Vincent de Paul SocietyVincentians visit families in need in their homes to assess need and then meet on Monday evenings at the parish to distribute assistance.
Contact Phil Gamble for more information.
School VolunteerAs needed or regular service in our school office, classroom or cafeteria.
Contact Mrs. Kari Ford for more information.
Contact Daniel and Jennifer Ziemer for more information.
UshersAssist 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 MinistryVolunteers 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 MinistryVolunteers help give tours, coordinate sponsor families, and answer questions for new members.
Contact Mike David for more information.
Women’s Bible StudyA 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.