Cares for the items used at Mass and other liturgies.
Boys and girls from grade 4 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy.
Art & Environment
Prepares and executes decorating of the church for the liturgical seasons.
Preparing parents for the baptismal liturgy and formation of their child’s faith.
Meets monthly on the second Wednesday of the month and assists those in the grieving process.
Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality
Fosters devotion to Mary and strives to be a spiritual and financial organization that supports the church with its functions.
meets monthly to discuss relevant topics presented in suggested books.
Leads the Children’s Liturgy of the Word and prepares a reflection on the Sunday readings.
Held on the Friday evenings of Lent at 6PM in the rectory conference room (dinner) and at 7PM in the lower church (Stations of the Cross).
Mailings: provides support for folding, collating, envelope stuffing, etc. on an as-needed basis.
Confirmation & Religious Education Teachers
Helps pass on the faith to children in grades 1-10.
Distributes the Body of Christ to the Body of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.
Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:00AM to 5:00PM in Our Lady Chapel. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by volunteers who sign up for one hour or more to pray before the Lord Jesus present in the monstrance.
Advises the pastor on financial matters of the parish. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets.
Non perishable foods are collected at the back of the church after every Mass and are donated to the Quincy Interfaith Social Services Food Bank..
Funeral Preparation Team
Works directly with families to prepare the funeral liturgy and to accompany them through the funeral rites.
An Advent/Christmas project to support My Brother’s Keeper.
Greater Quincy Men’s Prayer Group
Prays weekly at 6pm on Thursday evenings in the lower church. Mass is celebrated on the firs Thursday of the month.
Parish volunteers who assist ushers in warmly welcoming parishioners and guests as they enter the church for Mass.
Home and Hospital Visitation
Volunteer Eucharistic Ministers who bring the Eucharist to registered parishioners who are homebound.
A ministry on the first Sunday of every month from September through June that is carrieid out by the other ministries of the parish. Each ministry is assigned a month, and prepares/serves coffee and pastries and cleans up after the 4pm and Sunday morning Masses. A great way to get to know one another is when we share food and conversation.
Proclaim the Scripture readings at Sunday Mass and other services.
Legion of Mary
members serve by practicing the spiritual works of mercy directed towards all men and women, young and old, rich and poor.
Is the caretaker of the liturgy. The group prepares the Mass and seasons according to instructions in the Church's liturgical books.
Volunteers who prepare and serve inexpensive, yet tasty meals that promote fellowship among parishioners throughout the year.
Join together in making sacred music! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the rectory at 617.328.8666.
North Quincy Catholic Women's Club
All women are welcome! Gatherings are on occasion and announced in the bulletin and in this space when scheduled. For more information, please email email@example.com. Babysitting is available.
A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week and prepares the bank deposits.
The PPC is involved in strategic planning and most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of Sacred Heart Parish.
All of the clergy, office staff, and every volunteer is required to attend a Virtus—Protecting God’s Children training session, an archdiocese sponsored program which teaches an awareness of those persons and situations which could endanger our children. The state also requires volunteers to submit a yearly CORI form.
Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.
Helps to prepare audio recordings of Mass for distribution to the housebound and posting to the parish website.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Prayer Group
Prays weekly on Wednesday mornings in the lower church meeting room.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Strives to administer to the poor and needy of the parish. The work of the society is funded by contributions and a yearly second collection.
Senior Altar Server
Men and women who assist at Mass or Funeral Masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.
A newly formed group to put our Catholic faith into practical action for the good of the poor and those in need.
Assist people to their seat if necessary.They take up the offertory collection at Mass and greet those on their way into the church for Mass.
Rotating list of volunteers who pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life.
Web site Development
Creates and maintains the parish’s Internet web site.
Coordinates the parish’s implementation of the new Archdiocesan program created by Renew International, the developers of the ARISE Together in Christ process.