Get Involved


These ministries are open to those who might be called to serve in this capacity and are willing to be trained. For more information about the committees, please call the Parish office.

Homebound and Hospital – Lay Ministers visit the Hospital daily and the homebound parishioners weekly. If you know of anyone who might want to be visited, call the Parish Office.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist are those parishioners who, after being trained and commissioned by the Bishop, are called upon to help with the distribution of communion at Mass. Call the Parish Office or check the bulletin for training dates.

Baptismal Team–Conduct classes once a month to prepare parents and godparents for the baptism of their children/godchildren. Details may be obtained at the time of the interview with the priest.

Coffee and Donuts is a hospitality committee that serves coffee, juice, and donuts each Sunday morning after the 8:30am Mass.

Lazarus Committee
St. Ann’s Lazarus Committee helps families prepare for funerals and wake services.  Members of the committee meet with the family of the deceased to choose readings and music for the funeral Mass.

Lay Carmelites
The Marienfeld Lay Carmelite Community at St. Ann’s received its charter from Rome in 1988.  This is a lay group that is part of the Carmelite Order sharing in all the prayers and spiritual advantages of the order.
Meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month.  This is a contemplative order trying to live the gospel each day–walking with Christ. If you are interested, please call the church office for contact information.

Altar Society
All women of the parish are invited to membership in the Altar Society.  Members participate in projects and activities  necessary to liturgical celebration and parish life.  These activities and projects include Altar Service, Spiritual Growth and Development, Ways and Means, Organization, Hospitality, Fun and Fellowship. Call the church office for contact information.

St. Martha Committee
St. Martha Committee is a parish ministry serving the hospitality needs of the Church Community.  Members are asked to serve actively on the committee to help occasionally with the following duties: receptions, refreshments for meetings, planning, preparing and serving for various activities.