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Parish Ministries

Parish Ministries

If interested in any of these ministries, please contact the office call 270-465-4282.


Lectors proclaim the work of God at Mass. It is the lector's ministry to read the lessons from scripture and recite the psalms between the readings (if not sung), the Prayers of the Faithful and make the parish announcements for that week.  

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass to the faithful and to the sick and homebound. Those who are participate in this great privilege must distinguish themselves by their Christian life, faith, and morals and have a devotion to the Holy Eucharist and show themselves as examples to other faithful by their piety and reverence for this most holy sacrament of the altar. 


Ushers are parish volunteers that take up the collection and who assist people to their seat if necessary.

Gift Bearers

Gift Bearers are individuals or families that present the gifts of Bread and Wine to the Altar during the offertory.


Sacristans are responsible for preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass. Some of the tasks include preparing the vessels, the correct amount of bread and wine, and placing them in their proper place.Sacristan must come a little early and stay a little later their assigned Sunday. 




Unite as a community praying the Rosary in commemoration of the visit to the three children at  Our Lady of Fatima each first Saturday of the month at Our Lady of Fatima parish at 8:00 a.m. The Mass Intention for the Mass is for the unborn and for all suffering servants.

Arts & Environment

Volunteers for the Arts & Environment help with the decoration of the church and grounds, especially during Easter and Christmas. Flowers for the sanctuary are needed year around. Contact Greg Murphy or more information.

Grounds and Facilities Caretakers 

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church and help with repairs and upkeep of the church and property.


Rite of Christian Initiation is for those wishing to learn more about the Catholic Faith and/or enter into full communion with the Catholic Church.  What is RCIA? Read more...

Knights of Columbus 

All men are welcome! Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Knights' meeting room in the school building at OLPH. For more information, please contact Fred Schuhmann 270-789-1555 or email