St. Vincent de Paul Society
Conference President - Ted O'Leary
Volunteers from the parish who respond to needy persons through their
home visitations, prayers, downtown clothing store and collection of funds
to support all the charitable works.
Coordinator - Don Cahill
A service outreach of the parish to provide basic food supplies,
as a supplement to the aid given by the St. Vincent de Paul Society and
other civic and church groups [e.g., CRAC and Open Arms Mission].
Chair - Fr. J. Mullingan CSC
This committee is responsible for educational and fund raising activities
of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace [CCODP],
in the parish, especially for Third World countries. There is a Fall Action
and the Share Lent projects which members organize and promote. All interested
parishioners are welcome to be members of the committee.
Hospital Pasoral Visitors
Contact - Bonnie Vadacchino
Parishioners who have been trained to visit the sick, especially long
term care patients in the Welland County General Hospital and Woolcott
Contact - Carol Comer
Parishioners who attend the Vigil service at the Funeral Home and the
Funeral Liturgies in the parish church at parishioners who have died.
Bereavement - Luncheon
Cantact Thea Moscato
Prepare the hall and serve beverages at luncheons for the family and
friends of the deceased.
Rapelje Lodge and Woodlands of Sunset
Coordinator - George Morrissey
Parishioners who volunteer to accompany the residents and prepare the
worship space for weekly mass. Some are lectors, music ministers and bring
the Eucharist to those confined to their rooms.
Promotes protection of human life [womb to tomb], e.g., Life Chain, Walk
Non Parish Groups using our facility
A A Visions of Recovery - Tuesday 10:00 am
Welland-Port Colborne Bereavement [2nd and 4th Thursday 7:00 p.m.]