Liturgy & Worship Ministries

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
480-967-8791
laura@feeinc.com

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 SET training. If you’re interested in volunteering for this ministry please contact the ministry head.

Contact Information
Please contact Parish Office 480-967-8791

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
480-967-8791
lucylemmons74@gmail.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
480-967-8791
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
Ike Ndolo
480-967-8791 ext 221
ike@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.

Contact Information
Mary Morgan
480-967-8791
memorgan10@yahoo.com

Sunday Childcare

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

Please contact Parish Office 480-967-8791.

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
480-967-8791
mark@defusco.com

Youth Choir

The Kidz Choir is for singers grades K-8 who love to sing and lift their voices in worship to God!
Read more here.

Contact Information
Kim Scoggin
480-967-8791
kim@olmctempe.com