Liturgy Commision

This ministry makes recommendations and takes actions to provide quality worship in the Parish. The membership, which includes the Pastor as well as parishioners, fosters the growth of a living and authentic liturgical tradition in the Parish.

For more information contact:

Fr. John Krumm
937-372-3193 / Parish Office
Email jetk76@ameritech.net

 

The Liturgy Commission oversees the following ministries:

Ministry of Lector

Lectors proclaim the Word of the Lord at weekend liturgies. They are on a rotating schedule for Masses and may be requested to read at special liturgies throughout the year. New lectors must attend a training session.

For more information contact:
Peggy Cook
937-372-3193 / Parish Office
Email pcook@stbrigidxenia.org

Eucharistic Minister

Eucharistic Ministers are called to serve the Parish community by offering the Body or Blood of the Lord to each person during the communion rite at Sunday liturgies. New ministers must attend a training session.

For more information contact:
Peggy Cook
937-372-3193 / Parish Office
Email pcook@stbrigidxenia.org

Ministry of Music

The St. Brigid Ministry of Music offers the opportunity for parishioners to enhance the liturgical celebration through the use of their musical, vocal, and instrumental talents. Musicians, choir members, and cantors assist the whole congregation in participating in the sung parts of the Mass, such as hymns, acclamations, and psalms.

Traditional Choir – Open to all adult and young adult parishioners, this choir leads the music at the 11:30 a.m. Mass on the weekend and for special liturgical celebrations. They perform a range of music.

For more information contact:

Anna Colby
937-372-3193 / Parish Office

Contemporary Choir – This instrumental and vocal ensemble leads the music at the 10:00 a.m. Mass and offers mostly contemporary and some traditional repertoire. Membership is open to all adult and young adult parishioners.

For more information contact:
Teresa Kohlhepp
937-376-3353 / Home

Junior Choir – This group leads the music at the 4:30 p.m. Mass once a month , at a Christmas Eve Mass, and sings for Parish funeral liturgies. Membership is open to St. Brigid School students grades 4-8.

For more information contact:
Peggy Cook
937-372-3191 / Parish Office
Email pcook@stbrigidxenia.org

Ministry of Sacristan

The Sacristans prepare vestments and vessels for specific seasons and liturgies. They also ensure that vestments, vessels, and other liturgical materials are maintained, cleaned, or replaced as necessary, and set up for each rite.

For more information contact:
Tina Gwin, Dottie Cain and Kay Berner
937-372-3193 / Parish Office

Ministry of Server

Servers assist the priest and members of the congregation during the liturgy. They lead the entrance procession and hold the book for the priest when he lifts his hands to pray in our name. They help prepare the altar before the Eucharistic prayer and do various tasks on special occasions such as carrying incense or holy water. Children are eligible to become altar servers in 5th grade. Adults serve at morning Masses during the week.

For more information contact:
Peggy Cook
937-372-3193 / Parish Office
Email pcook@stbrigidxenia.org

Ministry of Usher

Ushers greet members of the congregation as they arrive for Mass and help in finding seating for parishioners. They arrange for individuals or families to take up the offertory and collection and assist with the Communion procession. Additionally, they are attentive to special needs during the Mass, such as ensuring Communion is brought to those unable to walk. Any man, woman or older youth is invited to become a member of the Ministry of Usher.

For more information contact:
Paul Burr
937-372-3292 / Home

St. Brigid Parish

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312 Fairground Road Xenia, OH 45385
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