our community of faith

As for His gift, to some Jesus gave to be apostles, to others prophets, or even evangelists or pastors and teachers. So he prepared those who belong to Him for the ministry in order to build up the Body of Christ.
— st. paul / ephesians (4:11-12)
 

liturgical ministries

share your gifts

We are empowered by the Holy Spirit with specific talents to build up the Body of Christ. Through ministry and participation in special-interest groups, we prepare the way for the kingdom of God by actively serving one another in our Christian community.  In the words of Pope Benedict XVI, the laity are called to recognize we share in the responsibility of the church’s ministry.

 
 
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music ministry

Ask anyone at Mass why they love SFdS and chances are they will mention OUR MUSIC! We are a diverse parish and our music ministry definitely reflects that! From gospel to Spanish rhythms to traditional hymns, the Music Ministry is one of the many reasons why St. Francis de Sales rocks!

 
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LECTORS

Share the spoken Word in this integral and fun ministry. 

 
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EUCHARISTIC MINISTRY

Our Eucharistic Ministers have an awesome responsibility to share the body of Christ with our Catholic community. Eucharist means “thanksgiving” and this truly is a ministry filled with gratitude and devotion.

 
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ACOLYTES

Be the Peter to Father's Kelly's Paul! Acolytes assist the priest in the celebration of the sacraments and rites of Mass. Our mass couldn't run without our commited male and female acolytes! 

 
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HOSPITALITY

Our Hospitality Ministry puts on a charm offensive every Sunday! Just try to walk out our doors without a smile, a handshake, a hug...

 
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SOCIAL JUSTICE MINISTRY

Our mission is to advocate for social justice and equality in accordance with Catholic Social Justice teaching. We aim to embolden our fellow parishioners and community to be a beacon of peace, love and acceptance.

 
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DIGITAL MINISTRY

SOCIAL MEDIA | CONTENT CREATION | AUDIO | DESIGN

We are called to spread the Word. In the twenty-first century, the Word is online!

Share your creative skills and enthusiasm through Digital Ministry!