Ministries

ACTS Ministry

The ACTS Ministry spreads the Gospel of Jesus Christ amoung Catholic Communities by promoting and coordinating ACTS Retreats and evangelization of our Catholic faith. For more information email Cynthia Aguilar at raguilar2@rgv.rr.com.

Bereavement Spiritual Counseling

Bereavement is a spiritual ministry that offers a suportive presence to the families of the deceased by providing them emotionaland spiritual support through the rituals of the Catholic Church. For more information please email Cynthia Aguilar at raguilar2@rgv.rr.com.

Grupo Guadalupanos

Grupo Guadalupanos is a spiritual bible study group that helps improve your relationship with Christ and increase your faith through the Word of the Lord. This group is primarily in spanish and for more information please contact Lupita Lopez at maguloro@yahoo.com.mx.   

Eucharistic Adoration

Wednesdays from 7:30AM to 6:30PM. 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.

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary is a lay Catholic organization whose members are giving service to the church on a voluntary business. Legionaries are under the guidance of a spiritual director named by the pastor. The main purpose of the Legion of Mary is to give glory to God through the santification of its members. For more information please contact Diana Luna at deltx@sbcglobal.net for english and Betty Benitez at bettybenitezrgv@gmail.com for spanish. 

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about once a month.

Parish Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

 

Apologetics Club

The Apologetics Club is a social organization that aid participants to understand, explain and defend our Catholic faith. For more information please email Dr. John Bernard at johnetberbard@yahoo.com. 

Catholic Daughters of the Americas- Our Lady of Mount Carmel #1993

The Catholic Daughters are a spiritual ministry that particiapte in the religions, charitable and educational Apostolates of the Church. Embrace the prinicple of faith working through love in the promotion of justice, equality, and the advancement of human rights and human dignity for all. For more information contact Cynthia Guerra at cguerra.2002@yahoo.com

Hearts AFIRE

Hearts AFIRE is a Spiritual Ministry with a  mission to help us live the complete Catholic life of faith, charity, and the sacraments.Their aim is to set our hearts on fire with the love of God and neighbor to inspire us towards works of mercy in our families, parish, and community. For more information please contact Libby Casanova at lcasanova77@yahoo.com. 

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.For more information please contact Margo Arevalo-Gonzalez at margots@sbcglobal.net.  

Lector

Reader who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services. For more information please contact Hermie Forshage at hforshage@aol.com 

 

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. For more information please contact Margo Arevalo-Gonzalez at margots@sbcglobal.net. 

 

 

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