Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration “My Lord and My God” Eucharistic Adoration is worship of the Holy Eucharist outside of Mass. It is spending time with Jesus Christ who is truly present (Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity) in the consecrated host within the Monstrance sitting on the altar. It is a time of…

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Altar Servers

This ministry is open to any young Catholic child who has received First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. Servers assist the priest and deacon in the celebration of the liturgy during Mass. Servers carry the cross, the processional candle(s), hold the book for the priest celebrant when he is not…

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Bereavement

St. Clare welcomes any person who has lost a loved one to our new Bereavement Group to find healing and compassion with others going through this suffering. We usually meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Our full schedule can be found HERE. Please contact Barb if…

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Bible Study

Bible studies are held throughout the year for adults. Gospel Bible Study (Lectio Divina) Lectio Divina (Español) Men’s Bible Study Women’s Bible Study Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Cenacle of Divine Mercy

The Cenacle of Divine Mercy at St. Clare invites everyone to join them in the back of the Nave every Wednesday after the 9:00 am Mass to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet for any and all intentions presented. This small group is associated with the lay ministry arm of the…

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Church Cleaners and Decorators

Church Cleaners This group gets together Monday mornings after the 9:00 am Mass to lightly clean the Nave of our church. It should only take approximately 1-1/2 hours and includes light dusting, vacuuming, straightening the chairs, and cleaning the windows. Linen Guild With deep love and reverence for the Holy…

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Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

The purpose of this ministry is to assist the Priest and Deacon in the distribution of Holy Communion to the people in attendance at mass. History When St. Clare Catholic Mission was formed, the people who served as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion came from other parishes where they had…

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Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion to the Sick & Homebound

This ministry serves by bringing Holy Communion to the homebound and those in assisted living. There are minimum requirements for this ministry, including training and attendance at Mass, and review, approval, and certification by Father Tim and the Archdiocese is required, including a background check as necessary. Volunteer requirements: Background…

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Funeral Receptions

The St. Clare Funeral Receptions Committee is comprised of a group committed to providing comfort to fellow Parishioners in times of loss by providing hospitality and reception for families after a funeral held at St. Clare. The Committee Chairman coordinates with the family to provide a meal after the funeral…

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Giving Tree

Our mission is to ensure less fortunate families and children are remembered during the Christmas season. We work with our St. Vincent de Paul Society and other aid organizations in our local community to identify Christmas needs of their groups that we, as a parish, can assist in fulfilling. The…

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Greeters/Hospitality

The mission of the Hospitality & Welcome Committees is to create a warm, friendly atmosphere that encourages our church community to grow in faith, family, and friendship. Hospitality Hospitality seeks volunteers who want to serve our St. Clare family after Mass once a month.  Volunteers may set up tables, help…

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Habitat for Humanity

Our ministry seeks to put God’s love into action bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope working together building, repairing, and restoring homes to fulfill the Habitat vision of a world where everyone has a decent, safe secure place to live. The Cobb Catholic Coalition (CCC) / Habitat…

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Knights of Columbus

Thanks to the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society. The Order is still true to its founding…

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Liturgical Music

The volunteer music ministry at St. Clare of Assisi is a vibrant and exciting place to serve God. There are a wide variety of options to join for all ages. Please contact Amelia Kuhlken if you are interested in joining the music ministry. Because we integrate our young people into this ministry, volunteers are…

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Moms Group

This group is meant to bring Catholic Moms from St. Clare and surrounding parishes together to share, grow and help raise our children in the faith. Our mission is to make disciples for Christ while building a community at St. Clare. Our hope is this community will support one another,…

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Readers

Readers are responsible for proclaiming the Word of the Lord to the congregation. The requirements to be a part of this ministry including having received the Sacrament of Confirmation and be in communion with the Holy See. Training is provided for all members. Volunteer requirements: Paper Volunteer ApplicationContact the Ministry…

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Sacristans

Sacristans Arranges the books needed for the celebration, marking all of the divisions. He or she lays out the vestments and anything else needed for the celebration, such as cruets, chalices, ciboria, linens, oils, processional crosses, and candles. The Sacristan Ministry has been active since the very first Mass at…

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Safe Environment Protecting God’s Children (VIRTUS)

St. Clare is blessed to have you as a volunteer and thanks you for your generous service to a ministry by enriching our parish family and honoring our parish mission statement. St. Clare of Assisi complies with Archdiocesan Safe Environment policies and procedures in accordance with the U.S. Bishop’s Charter for…

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Seniors

Mission: Serve the spiritual, practical and social needs of senior adults of the parish Make more effective use of the time, talent, experience, maturity and wisdom of senior adults Goals: Develop spiritual formation programs that address the unique spiritual needs of senior adults. Incorporate social programs into the senior adult…

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St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to all those who are needy and suffering within our community. SVdP currently provides assistance to those in need through our parish food pantry. SVDP is in need of…

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Ushers

Volunteer requirements: Background check and Virtus training Greeting the parishioners as they enter the service. Assist in finding available seats. Passing the collection baskets. Guarding the aisles during communion to ensure speed and order. Ushers also assist parishioners who are differently abled, elderly, etc. with seating and Communion. Passing out the…

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