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Office of Special Ministries

Deacon John Moskal 901-754-1204 Ext 306 or jmoskal@olphgermantown.org

Office of Religious Education

Craig DeMille 901-754-1204 Ext 316 or cdemille@olphgermantown.org

Adult Scripture Study

Combines Bible Study and prayer in a search for understanding. Carol Moskal

Altar Servers

Group of dedicated men, women and children called to serve by assisting at Mass.
Michele Riolo

Bereavement Reception Committee

A ministry to assist families in the parish who wish to have a gathering of family and friends at the church following the funeral of a loved one.
Paul & Laura Cardelli
Howard & Lucy Giffin

Caring Cooks

Volunteers prepare and deliver meals to families in crisis such as illness or other tragedy.
Kathleen Edelmuth

Careers in Transition

Provides a network of support, counseling and resources to those in transition between jobs.
Pat Hayden – 901-759-9591

Cell Groups

Groups that meet in the homes for prayer, learning and growing in our Catholic faith under the leadership of our pastor with the purpose of evangelizing. For more information contact John Moskal at jmoskal@olphgermantown.org or go online to https://sites.google.com/site/pecsolph/

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Work with the children during the Liturgy of the Word on Sunday to help them better understand the message of God.
Craig DeMille 901-754-1204 Ext 316.

Health Ministry/Life Blood

Coordinates health-related needs and outreach of the parish, including the semiannual parish Life Blood Drive.
Deacon John Moskal 901-754-1204 Ext 306.

His Will Prayer Group

His Will is an intercessory prayer group that focuses on praying for the various civil and religious matters that impact our world today. Join us in prayer and study afterwards, Tuesday at 9:30 am or Thursday at 7:00 pm.
Jean Carr

Liturgical Ministries

Individuals who serve as Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Altar Servers & Ushers that are committed to serve in the gathering of the Body of Christ in liturgical celebration. Login to our Liturgical Ministries website here: https://secure.rotundasoftware.com/l/web-terminal/login/OLPH_Church?

Music Ministry

For information about any of the music opportunities below, please contact our Music Director: Shane Cole, (901) 754-1204, Ext. 330 scole@olphgermantown.org

Adult Choir
Provides music for the 10:45am Mass each Sunday, September through May.
Adult Choir Rehearsals – Thursdays, 7:00pm-8:30pm (temporarily not meeting, due to coronavirus) and Sundays at 10:15am before Mass.

Adult Contemporary Ensemble
Leads music for the 6:00pm Mass every Sunday, and at other selected masses.
Adult Contemporary Ensemble Rehearsals – Sundays, 4:30pm-6:00pm

Youth Ensemble
Open to Middle and High School students, and typically combines with the Adult Contemporary Ensemble for the 6:00pm Mass every Sunday, with the youth rehearsal beginning at 5:00pm.

Cantors
The cantors at Our Lady are a group of dedicated individuals who are trained in music and liturgy, and who lead the faithful in prayer and praise.  If you have experience as a cantor, or are trained in music and would like to find out more about this important ministry, please contact Shane Cole. 

Ministry of Praise

An ongoing spiritual journey and commitment that originated especially for the homebound in our parish. Each month, members receive a letter that contains special intentions – the needs and concerns of our Parish and Community as well as items of joy and thanksgiving.

Ministry of the Sick

Members visit and take communion to hospital patients and shut-ins.
Mary Beth Lazek

Newcomer Committee

Welcomes new families to the parish.
Ministries Office – 901-754-1204, Ext. 306

Pantry Committee

Volunteers who gather and sort food and all items donated to the parish pantry.
Bill & Virginia Kilgore

Parish Pastoral Council

The Parish Pastoral Council advises the pastor and helps frame and realize the parish vision. The Commissions within the Council are: Communications, Evangelization/Ecumenical, Family Life, Liturgical, Parish Religious Education, Parish School, Peace & Justice, Youth and Athletic.

Parish Outreach

People that would like to participate in various programs throughout the diocese that assist the poor and needy.
Ministries Office-Deacon Moskal – 901-754-1204, Ext. 306

Prayer Group

Come together to pray the rosary and grow spiritually as a community.
Calma Hobson

Prayer Partner

Prays, sends cards to, and affirms children in First Eucharist class.
P.R.E. Office – 901-754-1204, Ext. 316

Prison Ministry

Individuals willing to assist at prison liturgies and spend time with prisoners.