”Put yourself at the disposal of the Church. It needs you. You are its future.”
~Pope John Paul II
All Are Welcome !
Parishioners of Holy Trinity are invited to get involved in our parish in many ways. Listed are some of the opportunities that you may find personally and spiritually rewarding:
Altar Servers: assist the priests and deacons during the Mass or liturgical service. Boys and girls 9yrs. and older; young adults, married couples and family groupings of parents and their children are invited to serve at the altar.
Eucharistic Ministers: assists bishops, priests and deacons in distributing the Body of Christ and the Precious Blood.
Lectors: A person with the talent of proclaiming clearly and intelligibly the Holy Scripture in the celebration of the Eucharist and other liturgies where the word of God is proclaimed.
Music/Choir: Choir and musicians sing and play at weekend Masses and for special occasions. At present a variety of choirs are available; Hand bell, Schola (traditional sacred music), and Holy Trinity 11:00 a.m.choir, Coro Hispano, and Sunday 5:00pm Contemporary choir. Other opportunities to sing include Spiritual Events (i.e. prayer services) and High Holy Day Celebrations.
Ushers/Greeters: Assist in seating parishioners at mass; take up collection and distribute bulletins before and after Mass; welcome/facilitate physical needs of parishioners.
Sacristans/Altar Linen Care: Care and maintenance of altar linens and sacristy items.
Adult Faith Formation: provides a variety of experiences for education and faith formation. Check church bulletin for days/times.
RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is the process of welcoming new members into the Catholic Church. It is for those men and women who have not been baptized, received First Eucharist or Confirmation in the Catholic Church. Its main purpose is to assist prospective Catholics in their journey to become active members of the church. Meets Sept. - May.
Children’s Faith Formation: from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade; preparation for sacraments of First Eucharist, Reconciliation and Confirmation; develops Catholic and Christian faith through ongoing education. Meets on Sunday mornings.
Beyond Sunday: members in their 20’s and 30’s, meets 1st Sunday of the month after the 5:00 pm Mass.
Grateful Fed Supper Club: 40 + parishioners interested in socializing and meeting others in the parish. Several activities throughout the year.
Pastoral Care for Sick and Homebound: Assists the pastor and Church community respond to the spiritual, emotional, psychological, social and practical needs of parishioners who cannot take part in the life of the parish due to age, illness or loss.
Holy Trinity Center: Managed by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the food pantry is open three days a week, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Volunteers help to staff the pantry and help with shopping for needed items.
St. Vincent De Paul Society: an international Catholic lay organization that leads women and men to join together to grow spirit offering themselves to the poor. The core of Vincentian spirituality is seeing the face of Jesus in the faces of those in need. Volunteers make home visits to the poor, or work at the St. Vincent Center, or both.
Holy Trinity Catholic School
Catholic education for pre-school through eighth grade. Volunteer opportunities exist in the following areas: listening to primary students read, tutoring, Friends of the Library, Fall Festival, athletics, after school arts, crafts, and fundraising, to just name a few of the many opportunities.
School Board: Advises the Pastor and the Principal on the policy and financial issues concerning the school. Meeting held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Aug. - May.
Friends of Holy Trinity Catholic School, Inc.: a 501 (c) 3 non-profit founded for the purpose of raising funds for our school. Volunteers needed to work on membership and programs.
“The Parish Commissions of Holy Trinity Catholic Church assure a public forum for parishioners to express their concerns and to participate in the pastoral activity of the parish.”
Faith Formation and Education Commission: fosters educational opportunities for prayerful reflection, spiritual enrichment and personal growth.
Worship and Spiritual Life Commission: provides parishioners a dynamic and prayerful setting essential to public worship, the liturgical ministries, and Catholic spirituality.
Mission Advancement and Values Commission: works with the parish staff, finance council and Pastor to identify effective ways for communicating with the parish membership Holy Trinity’s needs for their Time, Talent and Treasure; coordinates Annual Ministry Fair and Stewardship Campaign for the parish.
Contact the Pastoral Center at 214-526-8555 to learn more about the volunteer opportunities or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of our volunteer opportunities require that you complete the Safe Environment Program. Please refer to the Safe Environment page for the steps to take to comply.