altar society

All meetings, events, and fundraisers are currently being managed as the current environment allows.  Please watch this space, the bulletin, Facebook, Flocknote for up to date information.  Be sure to Join/Renew your membership (online registration available below) to ensure you are receiving Flocknotes.  We ask members to pray for each other and our parish.  Be safe and God Bless.


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 email us at: altar.society@stpatrickcathedral.org


TO JOIN

BOARD MEMBERS

President - Gil Ryman


Vice President - Lynn O'Meara


Secretary - Cathy Langston


Treasurer - Eileen Nelson


Chairwoman of the Board - Carole Vernon



CIRCLE CHAIRS

Altar Service/St. Francis - Marta Reasoner


Bereavement/St. Joseph - Della Weis & Beverly Marquez-Gonzalez


Receptions/St. Patrick - Marilyn Perry


Outreach/St. Teresa of Calcutta - Melissa Reinert & Louise Ramirez


Special Projects/St. Catherine - Beverly Marquez-Gonzalez



Directors

Director of Fundraising  - Rose Alvarez

Director of Membership - Mary Reavis


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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


Altar Society Circles

 

Altar Service – St. Francis Circle 

  • Cleaning and preparing the altar and cathedral for Sunday Mass
  • Decorate the cathedral for Christmas and Easter
  • Assist with Holy Week, Mass of Corpus Christi, and any other events relating to divine worship as requested by the rector or bishop

 

Bereavement – St. Joseph

 

Host reception and/or provide support for family members following a parishioner’s death


Receptions – St. Patrick Circle

  •  Plan and host receptions as requested by the Rector or Bishop
  • Help plan and host parties/events with other parish organizations
  • Assist Circles with set up and clean up at monthly general meetings
  • Notify church office of any special set up needs for general meetings

 Outreach Ministry – St. Teresa of Calcutta

  •  Plan collections for the parish to help those in need in our diocese, such as a food drive, school supplies, etc., as determined by the Circle members and approved by the Rector

 Special Projects – St. Catherine

  • Send birthday, sympathy, get-well, etc. cards to members
  • Secure location for the annual May Luncheon; provide table centerpieces and member appreciation gifts
  • Provide door prize for each General Meeting

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

Upcoming Events

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