Ministries

Music Ministry

Each Mass has its own choir.  They prepare their hymns in accordance to the Scripture readings of the day.

Legion of Mary

Unite as a community praying the Rosary and continue with a meeting. Meditative hymns are sung, along with the recitation of the Rosary. No experience required. Meetings are each Wednesday after the daily Mass.

If interested in any of these ministries, please call the office at (505) 865-7497.

Eucharistic Adoration

First Fridays from 9:00AM to 6:00PM. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by volunteers for one hour or more to pray before the Lord Jesus present in the Monstrance.

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets.

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about once every five weeks..

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of Immaculate Conception Parish.

Senior Altar Server

Men and women who assist at Mass or Funeral masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings at 6:00 PM during Lent. 

Usher

Volunteers who assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection.  This is a ministry handled by our Mayordomos.  There is a set of mayordomos for each weekend Mass.  Duties are shared on Holy Days of Obligation and other Special occasions.

St. Vincent de Paul

This group consists of parishioners who assist those in the parish's designated district with food or assistance with utilities.  The members meet monthly on the fourth Thursday of each month in the Pantry.  Volunteers are needed to make house calls when needed and to work in the pantry on Wednesdays and Saturdays when the food is distributed.  They have their own telephone number (505) 865-7495.  This is a message only telephone but messages are accessed and responded to within 24 hours.

 

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith.  Classes are on the Tuesday before the Baptismal date which is on the third Sunday of each month except during the month of Easter and Christmas.

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.

Flowers 

Volunteer who cares for and beautifies the Altar and church for special occasions and changes of Liturgical Seasons.

Grounds

Volunteers take care of the park and surrounding areas.  Parishioners are assigned to clean around the church area each Saturday.

Lector

Reader who proclaims the Scriptures at Mass and other services.

Liturgical Linen Service

Responsible for the preparation and care of the altar linens. This includes the washing and ironing of purificators, corporals, and altar linens.

RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.

Sacristan

Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass.

Divine Mercy

Volunteers who gather on Thursday mornings after daily Mass to recite the Chaplet and read the Diary of Saint Faustina.

 

 

 

SCHEDULES FOR 

YOUTH ALTAR SERVERS

LECTORS

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

 

THE MONTH OF MAY 2015

 

YOUTH ALTAR SERVERS

May 2 -3:  11:00 a.m. - First Communion Mass:  Brenda, Isaiah, Austin J. & Lainey Racette

5:30 p.m. - Amanda, Justin, Karsen & Maurize

10:00 a.m.  Joshua, Alesha, Kamryn & Kayla

May 9-10:  5:30 p.m. Alma, Eva, Carmela, Roman

10:00 a.m. Marcus, Daniel, Gabriel, Alexis

May 16:  7:00 p.m. CONFIRMATION MASS  Daria, Christopher, Isaiah, Reylene

May 17:  10:00 a.m. Enriques, Angela, Brenda, Chelsea

May 23-24:  5:30 p.m. Austin B, Alyssa, Maurize, Celestina

10:00 a.m.  Dustin, Alexis, Matthew, Anastacia

May 30-31:  5:30 p.m.  Daria, Gabriel P., Benjamin, Matthew C.

10:00 a.m.  Joshua, Kevin, Eugene, Adriana

Lectors

May 3-4:  5:30 p.m. Susan Wilson    8:00 a.m. Ann Garcia  10:00 a.m. Clara Jordan

May 9-10:  5:30 p.m. Amanda, 8:00 a.m. Lucille, 10:00 a.m. Barbara

May 16-17:  5:30 p.m. Priscilla, 8:00 a.m. Lawrence, 10:00 a.m.Bonnie

May 23-24: 5:30 p.m. Theresa, 8:00 a.m. Mercy, 10:00 a.m. Vickie

May 30-31:  5:30 p.m. Marianne, 8:00 a.m.Leticia, 10:00 a.m. Steve

Extraordinary Ministers  

May 2-3:  5:30 p.m. Ernest, Stella, Mary Fresquez

8:00 a.m. Deacon Lorenzo, Cris & Elias

10:00 a.m.  Tanisha, Bonnie, Carolyn Matzke

May 9-10: 5:30 p.m. Tony, Carolyn R, Susan

8:00 a.m.  Deacon, Lucy A. Ramon

10:00 a.m.  Steve, Gloria, Mary

May 16-17:  5:30 p.m. Ann, David & Jolaine 

8:00 a.m. Elias, Ramon, Lucy

10:00 a.m. Deacon, Tanisha, Daniel

May 23-24: 5:30 p.m. Marianne, Carolyn R., Susan

8:00 a.m.  Deacon, Cris, Lucille

10:00 a.m.  Mary, Julie, Carolyn

May 25 10:00 A.M. MEMORIAL DAY

Deacon, Ramon, Lucille

May 30-31:  5:30 p.m.  Ann,  Carolyn R., Susan

8:00 a.m. Deacon, Cris, Daniel

10:00 a.m. Gloria, Annette, Tanisha

Adult Servers

May 3: Rey  May 10: Marianne   May 17: Buddy May 24:  Manuel May 31:  Ricky