Lay Apostolate Ministries

St. Mary Nativity Lay Apostolate members are parishioners, who use their God – given gifts to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to each other, their fellow Christians and the secular world.  They look for opportunities to announce Christ through the spoken word and various needs and ministries of the Catholic Church under the guidance of their pastor.  All lay people are welcome to join in this endeavor.

Joyce Traina – Coordinator

  • Adoration – Laurie Pottorff
  • Holy Hours – Laurie Pottorff
  • Rosaries – Laurie Pottorff
  • Cemetery Rosary Walks – Laurie Pottorff
  • Spiritual Adoption Service – Laurie Pottorff
  • Pick a Saint – Laurie Pottorff
  • Pro-Life – Laurie Pottorff , Joyce Traina, Margaret Kelly
  • Prayer Warriors – Pat Weiskop
  • Grief Support – Pat Weiskop
  • Religious items – Pat Weiskop
  • Mother & Father’s Day Gifts – Pat Weiskop
  • Hospitality – Pat Fisher & all members
  • Maintenance/ Organizer – Pat Fisher
  • Eucharistic Procession Luncheon – Pat Fisher (HC – Marie Janik)
  • Lending Library: DVDs, Books – Margaret Kelly
  • Financial – Margaret Kelly
  • Vocations: Seminarian Cards – Joyce Traina
  • Eucharistic Procession – Joyce Traina
  • World Day of Marriage – Jane Richards
  • Stations for Married Couples – Jane Richards
  • DVD & Video Presentations – Jane Richards, Joyce Traina
  • Religious Education Catechists: Denise, Haydee, Pat Fisher
  • Bible Study – Denise Adelmann
  • Women’s Club – Cecilia Martinez, Margaret Kelly, Haydee, Joyce
    Canvas Painting Class
    Baby Shower
    St. Perigrine Anointing Service
  • Pastoral Council – Jane Richards, Joyce Traina

Bereavement Ministry

This support group is open to all people who are grieving the death of a loved one. The program consists of eight weekly sessions, offers information about the grief process and gives an opportunity for people to share their thoughts and feelings in an environment of understanding and empathy. The thoughts discussed here are kept confidential. For more information please contact Pat at 815-712-7141.

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