LITURGICAL MINISTRIES

Through these ministries, the laity in our parish community participate in and enrich our liturgical experiences.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE MINISTRIES, CONTACT THE RECTORY OFFICE AT 203-272-3531

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Altar Servers

Returning Soon

Altar servers assist the priest in the celebration of the Mass. This is done through specific actions and by setting an example by active participation in the liturgy.

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Collectors

Returning Soon

Offertory Collectors assist in gathering parishioners' contributions during the weekend Masses.

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Counters

Help keep the parish finances in order!

Offertory Counters help to count and process the weekly offertory from the faithful, and their help is much appreciated by the Rectory Office Staff!

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Eucharistic Adoration

1:00-2:00pm each Friday, currently at St. Thomas Becket Church

Adoration is open to all. At least 2 people are required to be with the Blessed Sacrament at all times. To commit yourself to being there as one of the two, contact Mary Beth Chamberlain at office@stbridgetcheshire.org.

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Eucharistic Ministers

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

“Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion” are lay people who distribute the Eucharist during Mass and to our homebound parishioners. Anyone interested should contact Mary Beth Chamberlain at office@stbridgetcheshire.org.

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Lectors

Sharers of the Word of God

Lectors proclaim the Word of God at weekend and weekday liturgies. Come use your voice to bring Scripture to life! Contact Mary Beth Chamberlain at office@stbridgetcheshire.org for more info.

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Music Ministry

Choir Members, Musicians, etc.

Church musicians are called to draw others to Christ through the beauty of music. The Church has amassed a treasury of sacred music over the centuries, and the St. Bridget of Sweden Parish Music Ministry utilizes both new and old music each and every week. Contact Julia Atwood at jatwood@stbridgetcheshire.org for more info.

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Vocations Chalice

Currently paused due to the pandemic

Each week one volunteer family accepts the responsibility of praying for vocations at home using the prayers in the program booklet provided.