Liturgy & Worship Ministries

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are individuals with a deep love for the Eucharist, willing to be commissioned by the Bishop to serve the body and blood of Christ during Mass. Through this ministry you are called to “Be the Hands of Christ.” Requirements to be a Minister are: 1) you must be 16 years of age; and 2) you must have completed your sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation); and as with all OLMC volunteers, you must have completed or renewed your Called to Protect training. If you’re interested in volunteering for this ministry please contact the ministry head.

Contact Information
Please contact Parish Office 480-967-8791

Altar Servers

Boys and girls in fifth grade or higher who have received the sacraments of Holy Communion and Confirmation. If you are interested in volunteering for this ministry please contact the ministry head.

Contact Information
Laura Files
(480) 621 1272
laura@feeinc.com

Iron Maidens

Parishioners willing to pick up alter linens after the Sunday Mass, wash and iron them and have them back to OLMC by Wednesday.

Contact Information
Lucy Lemmons
(480) 456-3818
lucyalemmons@yahoo.com

Lectors

Lectors at Our Lady of Mount Carmel are well-spoken men and women comfortable speaking to large audiences and interested in proclaiming the word of God during Mass. Serving as a lector at Our Lady of Mount Carmel is not only a service but a gift to be shared with your fellow parishioners. If you’re interested in volunteering for this ministry please contact the ministry head.

Contact Information
Ernesto Rivera
(480) 967-8791
ernesto.h.rivera@medtronic.com

Living Rosary Groups

The Living Rosary Groups honor Our Blessed Mother by praying the rosary, and we serve the church by praying for fallen away Catholics, parish convert work, spiritual and temporal welfare of Priests, Sisters, Seminarians, Deacons and Brothers. We also pray for the spiritual and temporal welfare of the parish, also vocations and our own personal intentions. There are 8 groups that meet once a month in a member’s home. Each member is assigned a special intention decade to pray daily. If you’re interested in volunteering for this ministry please contact the ministry head.

Contact Information
Cecilia Mendez
mendez130@msn.com

Music Ministry

The Music Ministry aspires to create a positive, uplifting environment centered on Christ, fervent in the Holy Spirit, and rooted in prayer.
Read more here.

Contact Information
Kimberly Scoggin
kim@olmctempe.com

Pentecost Ministry

Parishioners to plan and prepare the parish in celebration for the Pentecost. Typically held in May or June each year, this ministry plans and prepares a Parish Novena to the Holy Spirit, and sometimes a celebration in McCready Hall.

Contact Information
Mary Morgan
(480) 966-1729
memorgan10@yahoo.com

Sunday Childcare

Sunday childcare provides care for children ages infant to five years old. Childcare is provided during 9am and 11am masses in the preschool building.

Contact Information
Maryanne Patterson
(480) 966-1753
Maryanne@olmctempe.com

Ushers

An usher is a man or woman who assist at during weekend and Holy Day Masses in greeting parishioners, helping individuals find their seats, taking up the collection and keeping an orderly flow during communion. This is an excellent opportunity for new parishioners interested in getting to know the parish community. If you’re interested in volunteering for this ministry please contact the ministry head.

Contact Information
Mark DeFusco
(480) 330-3906
mark@defusco.com