Contact Persons for Parish Activities

Activities Contact Persons: (phone numbers are not published to the web)

Note: You can also leave a message for contact with the following people or use your Parish Directory to call them at home.

Administrative Council President, Chris Demers
Parish Finances & Administrative Policy

Altar Society, Karen Kelly, President; Ursula Singler, Treasurer; Barbara Puryear, Secretary
Meeting dates and times are announced in the Parish Bulletin and listed on the Parish Calendar
Funeral Luncheons & Group fund raising for charity & parish liturgical needs

Anointing of the Sick (English or Latin Extreme Unction), Fr Mike
Deanna Valenzuela or a Homebound Minister can help schedule

Baptism (Infant or Adult, English, Spanish, or Latin celebration), Deanna Valenzuela or Fr. Mike
Registration and Preparation required in advance; celebrated as you prefer

BBQ, Fern Ridge Pit, Sue Hallett
Main Annual parish fund raiser, see separate sheet below for respective areas

Bookkeeping, Fr. Mike

Bulletin Editor, contact parish office
Deadline is Thurs. 9 a.m.

Church Cleaning,
Scheduled weekly cleaning of church by volunteers

Coffee Social, Friendship Sunday, Ursula Singler
Designated Sundays after 10:00 am Mass

Confirmation Preparation, contact parish office

Decorating, Art and Liturgical Environment, Joan Price & Alicia Medina
Preparing our church for worship for all Masses

Dynamic Catholic Books, Resources and Programs, Helen Lukas

Education, Religious, Deanna Valenzuela
Faith formation, all ages, see Bulletin

Adult Ed Group Exploring our Faith, Dennis & Leona Maricle
Meets 1st & 3rd Sunday morning after 10:00 am Mass

Eucharistic Ministry to the Homebound (weekly), contact Parish Office
Call if you or someone you know wishes to have Communion brought to them by a lay minister.

Fern Ridge Ministerial Association, Fr Mike Morrissey and Deanna Valenzuela
Monthly Area Ministers Meeting

First Communion Preparation, contact parish office

Funeral Luncheons, see Altar Society
Post-Funeral pot luck provided by parishioners, organized by Altar Society

Grounds-keeping & Security, Tom & Carol Maskell

Healing Prayer Ministry, contact parish office
Confidential ministry of prayer for any kind of healing

Historical Commission, Barbara Puryear
Parish & Diocesan History

Holy Eucharist Association for Latin Mass, John Demers, Chris Demers
Established to assist in organizing the Latin Mass

Last Rites, Pastoral Care for the Dying, Fr Mike Morrissey or Deanna Valenzuela
Properly speaking, the “last rites” are our final Eucharistic Communion, called Viaticum
Pastoral Care for the Dying should begin with Anointing or Extreme Unction when death is imminent, i.e. when Hospice begins

Latin Mass and Sacraments, Fr Mike Morrissey or Deanna Valenzuela
If you wish to celebrate the other sacraments of Baptism, Confession, Extreme Unction, or Marriage in the Extraordinary or Latin Form, do not hesitate to make your preference known to us

Latin Mass preparation and weekly set-up, John Demers
Preparing our church for worship for Masses in the Extraordinary Form

Maintenance of Parish Facilities/ Clean-up Days, Fr Mike or Deanna Valenzuela
Maintenance and Repair of Parish Facilities

Mass Intentions, Fr Mike
Arrange to have the Sacrifice of the Mass offered for your intention
One Mass every weekend and Holy Day is set aside for all members

Ministries, Liturgical, Barbara Puryear
Liturgical Ministers at English Masses (Readers, Eucharistic Ministers at Mass, Ushers, Altar Servers)

Parishioner Assistance Fund, Fr Mike
Financial assistance for active Members of the Parish. Confidential.

Pastoral Council Officers, Shawn Church, Chair; John Demers, Vice-Chair
Parish Pastoral Council & Pastoral Policy

Prayer Chain, Deanna Valenzuela
Notification system to ask for parishioner prayer support

Records, Barbara Puryear
Obtain copies of sacramental records of Baptism & Marriage

Sacrament Preparation, Deanna Valenzuela
Preparation for Baptism, Confirmation, 1st Penance, 1st Eucharist & Marriage

School Subsidy, Catholic Schools in Eugene, Fr Mike
Parish support to other parishes with Catholic Schools based on individual school enrollment by active/participating members of St Catherine Parish

St. Vincent de Paul, St Catherine Conference, Dennis Maricle
Financial assistance with rent, utilities, home furnishings for those in need.

Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life, Fr Mike
We will help answer and support your inquiries

Website: www.stcveneta.com
Parish Webmaster: Fr Mike