fbpx

Altar Linens Ministry

This ministry launders and cares for the linens used during mass. Volunteers pick up, launder, press and return the items to church. All training is provided.

See our video below for a quick tutorial of how to fold linens!

Contact

Holly Alberti at 815.258.0579 or momholl69@gmail.com or Rich Alberti at 815-258-8008 or richalberti@snyderinsurance.com

Altar Servers

Open to all boys and girls from the fifth grade through high school. Servers assist the Priests and Deacons during parish liturgical services.

Contact

Kelley Seifert, 815.436.2651 x810  kseifert@smip.org

Documents

Art and Environment

We are a volunteer group helping to enhance the worship space of the parish through decorating with flowers, symbols and banners. Members share their gifts of sewing, decorating and designing.

Contact

Rosemary Tack at 630.927.7673 or rosemarytack@yahoo.com

Eucharistic Adoration

This traditional form of devotion entails spending time in prayer and adoration before Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament.  Adoration in our chapel takes place continuously from 9:30 a.m. Mondays (following morning Mass) through midnight on Thursday evenings.  Adorers can volunteer for weekly Holy Hours and/or as substitutes.  New adorers are always welcome!

Contact

Connie Sanfilippo, 815.603.2350 adorationsmip@gmail.com

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ during Mass. Training: one 2-hour training session.

Contact:

Kelley Seifert, 815.436.2651 x810  kseifert@smip.org

Greeters

This ministry is one of welcoming. A warm smile and sincere welcome are the requirements of this ministry. In addition to helping parishioners feel welcomed, Greeters distribute Mass song sheets before Mass and then distribute the weekly bulletins after Mass.

Contact

Kelley Seifert, 815.436.2651 x810  kseifert@smip.org

Hispanic Mass Coordinator

Contact

Saturnino Villegas at 630.649.3011

Lectors

Proclaim the word of God at Sunday Masses and special holidays.  Required training is provided.

Contact

Kelley Seifert, 815.436.2651 x810  kseifert@smip.org

Mass Coordinators

It is the responsibility of each coordinator to oversee the orderly flow of each liturgy and be there to answer questions and coordinate ministers.

Contact

Kelley Seifert, 815.436.2651 x810  kseifert@smip.org

Ministry Schedule

Coordinates and communicates the schedule for Liturgical Ministers for weekend and Holy Day Masses.

Contact

Kelley Seifert, 815.436.2651 x810  kseifert@smip.org

Music Ministry

St. Mary Immaculate offers a wide range of opportunities for parishioners to share their musical talent and interests.

Contact:

Terry Henderson, Music Director, 815.436.2651 x850  thenderson@smip.org

Grace Notes   

Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The Choir is open to all people, high school age and older, and sings from September through Pentecost.  No audition, although reading music is encouraged it is not necessary.  Bring your voice and spirit!

Youth Choir   

No audition, just a desire to sing praise!  The Youth Choir is open to children in 3rd through 8th grades.  Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings from 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the school year.  The Choir sings from September through Pentecost and is off summers.  Please consider the rehearsal time when considering R.E. class   signups, as it is difficult to change classes once assigned.

“TGIF” “Joyful Noise” and “Celebration” Contemporary Ensembles   

Along with the Incorruptibles, these groups minister to the 6:00 p.m. Contemporary Masses on a rotating basis, as well as for Easter, Christmas and other occasions as needed.  Interested vocalists and instrumentalists are encouraged to contact Terry Henderson to set up an audition. 

Cantors          

An audition is necessary and the ability to read music is very desirable for those interested in this ministry.  Training is provided to encourage growth & development.

Resurrection Choir  

Open to all who can be available to lead song at funeral Masses during the day.  No audition is necessary and you are not required to read music.  This is an important ministry and is wonderfully supportive to the bereaved.

Instrumentalists

Qualified instrumentalists are needed to enhance Masses and special celebrations as needed.  Piano/Organ, all strings, especially guitar & bass guitar, percussion, woodwind & brass, are all desired. 

Handbell Choir          

Note reading and/or experience is not necessary, only a desire to make music for the Lord and have fun.  Adults and middle to high school students are most welcome!

Please contact Monica Slayman at 815.436.2651, Ext. 805 for further information.

HISPANIC MUSIC MINISTRY

Spanish Adult Choir

The Spanish Adult Choir rehearses year-round on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. You do not need to read music in order to join. The Choir leads song in rotation with the Spanish Teen Choir for the Sunday 12:15 pm and Saturday evening Spanish 5:30 pm Masses. No audition, just a desire to sing praise! 

Contact: Rodolfo Rosales at 773.710.2761 or bofo_7@hotmail.com

Ushers

Ushers help with keeping good order during worship. They assist with finding seats and reserving seats for parishioners, when needed, taking up the collection, and guiding people to the front of the church for Communion.

Contact

Kelley Seifert, 815.436.2651 x810  kseifert@smip.org

Wedding Coordinators

Wedding Coordinators serve a dual role. They assist the priest or deacon in helping the couples prepare for and celebrate their wedding ceremony. They also represent our parish community in welcoming and hosting the couple, their family and friends during a significant time in their lives.  We are in need of volunteers who are available for Friday afternoon weddings for three to four hours, beginning at noon or later.  We also need assistance with wedding rehearsals on Thursday evenings for approximately two hours, beginning at 4:30 and after.

Contact

Marie Reitenbach at 630.661.0156 or mariereitenbach@gmail.com