Are you ready to get involved?
Please consider sharing your time and talents with one of these St. Pius X Ministries:
Adult, Youth and Chimes Choirs – share your musical gifts with the parish community. Contact Charles Jones at 462-1336 or email@example.com.
Altar Linens – volunteers launder sacramental linens on a rotating basis twice a year. Contact Marjorie Ward at 783-5741 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Altar Servers – this ministry is open to boys and girls who are in the fourth grade and above to serve at weekend Masses and other liturgies. Contact Lauren Numrich at 462-1336 ext. 2009 or email@example.com.
Building and Grounds – this committee evaluates, develops, and implements building projects and improvements around the parish campus. Contact Kathy Norton at 786-6281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bulletin Volunteers – meet once a week, usually on Thursday mornings, to insert notices or fliers and prepare the bulletins for distribution at all weekend Masses. Contact Bob Killough at 462-0852 or email@example.com.
Church Cleaning – volunteers are assigned to perform light cleaning such as dusting and wiping surfaces throughout the church once a month and possibly clean pews once a year. Contact Liz Jelstrom at 462-1336 ext. 2010 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church Decorating – help decorate the church at Christmas and/or Easter time. Contact Jenn Maroney at 462-1336 ext 2013 or email@example.com.
Christian Works and Services – this committee coordinates outreach programs sponsored by the parish, such as food collections, dinner servings, meal programs, and clothing and school supply drives. Contact Tom Fallati at firstname.lastname@example.org or Liz Jelstrom at email@example.com.
DePaul House Dinners – teams prepare meals on a monthly basis for residents of DePaul House. Contact Diane Forenzo at 458-7355 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eucharistic Adoration – volunteers are prayerfully present on a rotating basis during the day for the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:30 am until 7:00 pm each Friday. Contact Peter Ranalli at 482-9087.
Faith-in-Action Care Team – join a team of caring individuals who provide support and friendship to individuals in need of assistance and their families. Team members receive training through the Eddy Alzheimer’s Care Team Volunteer Coordinator. Contact Sandy Monahan at email@example.com.
Greeters – volunteers greet people at weekend Masses and special liturgies throughout the year on a rotating basis every three weeks. Contact Jackie DeSanti at 459-4519 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospitality Sunday – volunteers serve refreshments and welcome people after Sunday masses once a month. To volunteer, contact Sue Krosky at email@example.com.
Kids’ Bible – teams rotate to teach the Gospel Message to children ages 4-7 at the 10:00 am Mass each Sunday. Contact Amy Kramer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meal Ministry – volunteers prepare and/or deliver meals to those in our faith community who are dealing with illness, hardship, or have just welcomed a newborn. Contact Patti Audino at 209-8458 or email@example.com.
Mentoring Program – volunteers mentor young children at Farano Center or adolescent mothers with young children through Community Maternity Services. To become a mentor please contact Community Maternity Services at 482-8836 and speak with Steve Eggelston.
Ministry Committee – this committee promotes parish involvement by organizing a volunteer fair every two years as well as an annual volunteer appreciation dessert evening. Contact Liz Jelstrom at 462-1336 ext. 2010 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monthly Food Collection – volunteers meet monthly at church to transport collected food to the Sacred Heart Food Pantry that serves families in North Albany. Contact Mary Burnham at 458-7698.
Orphanage Committee – this committee works to support the St. Francis Xavier Haitian Orphanage Foundation which provides food, shelter, and an education to the children living in this orphanage in Haiti. Contact Gayle Bouchard at 462-1336 ext. 2010 or email@example.com
Pastoral Care Eucharistic Ministers – volunteers bring the Eucharist to homebound parishioners and those living in area nursing homes. Contact Linda Green at 462-1336 ext. 2010 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastoral Council – meet monthly to promote and facilitate parish life. A discernment process is used to choose a candidate and members serve a three year term. Contact Brett Blair at email@example.com.
Prayer Group – meets weekly to pray for the needs of our parishioners. Contact Jenn Maroney at 462-1336, ext 2013 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Religious Education – teachers, teacher aides, and substitutes teach Religious Education on Sundays during the school year. To learn more about becoming a Religious Education teacher or aide please contact Ann Smith at 465-8068 or email@example.com.
Residents Encounter Christ (REC) – a prison ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany that encourages inmates to become more active Christians during and after their incarceration. Contact Jim O’Keefe at 461-8356 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sister Parish Committee – help support two rural economically challenged parishes in Georgia by collecting medications and raising money to assist youth programs and other needs. Contact Jackie DeSanti 459-4519 or email@example.com.
Ushers – assist with seating at Masses, coordinate parking for Christmas and Easter services, and assist with the offertory collection at weekend Masses. Contact Jim Kitts at 505-7597 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Scripture Sharing Group – this women’s group meets every Wednesday morning. Contact Maureen Kelly at 458-7048 for more information.
Youth Ministry – assist with the Middle School Youth Ministry and the Young Adult Ministry activities which involve spiritual and socialization components. Contact Lauren Numrich at 462-1336, ext 2009 or email@example.com.