Altar Servers

Altar Servers are children from the Religious Education Program and the School who have been trained and commissioned to serve at the altar. Children can begin their training in 6th grade or later to become servers. They assist the priest and deacon at Mass and other liturgical services. Please call Sandi Seidl at 847-541-1450 x 125, if you have any questions

Eucharistic Ministers

Eucharistic Ministers are people who have been called to distribute Christ’s body and blood to their fellow assembly members. A person must attend a two evening deanery training and a third, parish-specific meeting, before being commissioned as an EM. Contact Sandi Seidl at 847-541-1450 x 125 or email.

Lectors

Lectors are people with excellent public speaking skills who feel called to proclaim the scriptures to the assembly. A person must attend a two evening deanery training followed by a third, parish-specific meeting, before being commissioned as a lector. Any questions, please contact Shalini D'Souza via email.

Liturgical Ministry

Please contact Sandi Seidl at 847-541-1450 x 125 if you have any questions.

Sacristans
Sacristans are men and women who volunteer their time and energy on Fridays to clean and prepare the Church and the Sanctuary for worship services. Please contact Hans Zottmann via email.

Ushers
Ushers are liturgical ministers who exercise a ministry of welcome and service. They open and lock church doors as necessary; greet people; help people find seats during the liturgy and special parish services; take up the collection; aid in directing people for Communion; pass out the bulletin, and generally see to it that things run smoothly at services. Please contact Sandi Seidl at 847-541-1450 x 125.