altar society

The purpose of the St. Patrick Altar Society is to take care of all sanctuary supplies of Saint Patrick Cathedral; to fulfill the needs for Pontifical ceremonies; and to attend to other matters relating to divine worship as requested by the Rector. The members are encouraged to become involved in at least one activity of church work as suggested by the Rector.


For information about joining the Altar Society, please contact Lynn O'Meara at 845-797-2135 or lynnandmatt83@gmail.com.

BOARD MEMBERS


President - Carole Vernon


1st Vice President - Marta Reasoner


2nd Vice President - 

Helen Patino & Josie Saldano


3rd Vice President/Programs - Cathy Langston


Secretary - Tina Valdez


Treasurer - Tye Crites


Fundraising - Terry Batdorf


CIRCLE CHAIRS


St. Anthony - Terry Batdorf & Rose Alvarez


St. Catherine - Heidi Ferguson


St. Francis - Marta Reasoner


St. Joseph - Patrice Pruitt-Story & Mary Martin


St. Patrick - Helen Patino & Josie Saldano


St. Peter - Mary Beth Jendel & Lynn O'Meara


St. Veronica - Debbie Luenser


St. Teresa of Calcutta - Gil Ryman




MEMBERS LOGIN


CIRCLES


Circles have been established to increase membership, promote member participation and to invite all members the opportunity to use their special talents and time to Saint Patrick Cathedral through the Altar Society


This is a description of each circle and it's areas of responsibilities.



Saint Anthony - Fundraising

  • Bake Sales, Candle Sales/Tamale Sales as approved by the Board and Rector

Saint Catherine - Special Projects

  • Minister to those in need such as providing members who are ill with meals or any other needs
  • Provide rides for members to meetings or events
  • Charity projects

Saint Francis - Altar Service

  • Cleaning and preparing the Altar and Cathedral for Sunday Mass and special events
  • Decorating for Christmas and Easter
  • Sew Baptismal bibs as needed
  • Assist with All Catholic Schools Mass, Holy Week, Mass of Corpus Christi and any other events relating to divine worship as requested by the Rector or Sacristan

Saint Patrick - Hospitality

  • Plan and host receptions as requested by the Rector or Bishop
  • Help plan and host parties with other parish organizations
  • Assign Circles to set up and provide refreshments for monthly Altar Society general meetings

Saint Peter - Communication

Contact Lynn O'Meara: 845-797-2135 or lynnandmatt83@gmail.com

  • Notify Altar Society members of meetings, special events or projects, fundraisers, receptions, etc.
  • Keep an updated membership list
  • Send the President any information for the weekly cathedral bulletin

Saint Joseph - Bereavement

  • Furnish any needs for funerals or receptions

Altar Society Prayer


We thank the Lord for this opportunity to be here, working together toward the common goal of enriching our parish. Guide us, Lord, so that we may be united in the spirit of mutual respect and exchange of ideas and goals. Help us to work together to be successful in our obligations to our parish. As always, we seek your guidance and inspiration in all our thoughts and decisions.

Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen

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