Liturgy

Altar Servers
Purpose: In this program students participate in daily mass by serving at the altar.  This program allows the students to grow in their faith and to deepen their relationship with the Lord.
Membership: Any Catholic student entering the 5th grade and older who has completed server training.  The altar servers operate under the guidance of Bob & Theresa Gunia and Gary Davis, Principal of the STM school.
Meeting Schedule: Training is conducted once a year.  After training is complete, children are assigned to Mass times throughout the month until the completion of their 8th grade year.  A student can continue serving into their high school years if they so choose.
 
Eucharistic Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC)
Individuals who have been mandated by the Archdiocese of Omaha or thier former dioceses are invited to become an EMHC at our parish.  For new EMHCs the formal training is held by the Archdiocese twice a year in the fall and spring.
 
Lector
Those that have been mandated by the Archdiocese of Omaha or thier former dioceses are invited ot become a lector at the parish.  For new lectors, the formal training session is held by the Archdiocese twice a year in the fall and spring.

Liturgy Committee
Purpose: To advise the pastor on matters of the liturgical and sacramental life of the parish.  The liturgy committee seeks to: implement the liturgical guidelines of the universal & archdiocesan Church; prepare the liturgical celebrations of the parish; provide effective liturgical ministers; assure an appropriate and inviting church environment.
Membership: includes the Pastor, parish priests, deacons, and representatives from the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, lector, musician, server, & usher ministries, as well as, people who have expertise in art and environment, sewing and craftsmanship.
Meeting Schedule: Meets regularly as determined by the pastor.