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Christian Service Ministries

Altar Rosary Society

The mission of the Altar Rosary Society is to enhance the spiritual and social life of its members, both MEN and WOMEN.  Activities include Sunday Coffee & Donuts, Lenten Soup Suppers, Lenten Fish Fry Pie Sales, Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend Pie Sales, among others.  Funds raised through these activities are used to purchase liturgical items for the Cathedral, care and upkeep of the Rectory, and other worthy opportunities for support throughout our Christian community.
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Ancient Order of Hibernians

AOH is the oldest and largest Irish Catholic organization in the United States. The AOH is a place to meet like minded Irish Americans who share the same values and beliefs. For more information, contact the Monsignor Thomas Dowd Flannery Division of Gaylord, call Jerry Belanger 989.939.7245 Visit National Website

Daughters of Isabella

The Order of the Daughters of Isabella is a charitable organization of Catholic women founded on the principle of its motto: Unity, Friendship and Charity. They come together as a sisterhood to uphold the teachings of the Catholic Church, bring spiritual benefits to its members and contribute to the common good of humanity. By their faith they are called to serve, inspired and challenged to do God's work. Read more

Disciples of St. Mary

The mission of the Disciples of St. Mary is to provide service and assistance to parish initiated projects that directly support our parish and school community. Read more

Flower Planting

Disciples who care for and beautify the exterior of the church.

Knights of Columbus

The Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while at the same time supporting their Church. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie; it's being involved with your community and supporting your local Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith and family life.  Officially chartered on March 29, 1882, as a fraternal benefit society, the Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity.  Read more

Ministry to the Homebound, Hospitals, Foster Care & Nursing Homes

Share the love of Jesus Christ through providing the opportunity for members who are unable to regularly attend Mass, to remain active in church through visits, fellowship and the administering of Holy Communion.

Parish Store

Various Catholic items and gifts can be purchased at our parish store.  Located in the gathering space and open before and after all weekend Masses.

Secular Franciscans - Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Fraternity

The Secular Franciscan Order is not a club or a society, but an Order within the Church, in which the members, men and women, do not abandon the world, family or friends, but follow gospel values in their everyday lives through their works with families, spouses, children, jobs and obligations. Read more

 

 

Parish Office Ministries

Parishioners lending their time and talents within this valuable ministry assist the parish office staff in various areas of administration.  Disciples typically are involved in one or more of the following areas:

  • Front Desk (phone & reception)
     
  • Offertory Counters
    A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about once a month.

  • Communications
    The Communications Ministry reaches the parish and community through various channels of media in order to inspire, inform, and invite participation in the life, mission, and purposes of the Church.
     
  • Mail/Bulletin Stuffers

Contact the parish office if you are interested in getting involved in any of the above areas of ministry.