St. William Catholic Church - FaithStreet


Parish Council:  The chief consultative body of the parish, this group aids the pastor in the administration, planning and leading the parish.  It’s purpose is to collaborate with the pastor in carrying out and promoting the Gospel message and life of Christ.  
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Finance Council:  This committee concerns itself with the financial and stewardship matters of the parish.  It’s purpose is to collaborate with the pastor in the administration of the parish’s funds and to insure fiscal responsibility and appropriate stewardship. 
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Sacramental Preparation:  see “Celebrating Sacraments” 
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Liturgical Ministry:  Lectors, Greeters, Eucharistic Ministers, Ushers, Servers and Music Ministry comprise this ministry that assists and serves at the Sunday liturgies.  Liturgical Ministry is open to all active parishioners who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation. 
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Choir and Cantors:  The Parish Choirs (Adult and Children) and Cantors serve as part of Liturgical Ministry and offer their talents and voices in ministry to the Parish through music and song.
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Liturgy Committee:  The groups focus is the liturgy of the Parish.  It aids in the planning of liturgical seasons, helps create appropriate Church environments, and assists in the education and formation of the parish in liturgical matters.

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Ministry of Hope and Funeral Luncheons:  A team of parishioners             who offer support and comfort with those who are in bereavement  following the death of a loved one.  Funeral luncheons are part of this ministry as a way of offering parish support and comfort to families at the time of death of a loved one. 
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Ministry of Care (Hospitals, Homebound and Nursing Homes):  A group of parish ministers who reach out to the elderly and/or ill who are homebound, in hospitals or nursing homes offering them Communion and companionship. 
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N.A.I.M. Widow/Widowers Group:  Members who are now single after the loss of a loved companion who provide mutual support and comfort to one another through social activities and monthly gatherings. 
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Social Concerns:  The gathering, reflection and action of men and women who are compelled to work for a more just and equitable community and world. 
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RCIA:  The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process for persons interested in becoming fully initiated into the Catholic Church. 
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RCIA (Adapted for Children):  The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults adapted for Children accompanies and prepares children beyond the traditional age for the celebration of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.
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Parish Life Committee:  This committee  is involved in the social and spiritual activities of the parish to help create  an awareness of our Catholic mission and message through evangelization, family  life, social concerns and justice, and parish social events.
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P.S.R. Parish School of Religion:  Religious Education and Instruction of weekly classes, September through April for children in grade 1 through 8. 
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Youth Ministry:  A program that offers education, service projects and activities that foster Catholic ideals and morals for the youth of the parish.  Youth Ministry is held Sunday evenings throughout the year. 
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John F. Kennedy Catholic School: 
The Catholic School for the Warren area offering a Catholic education and environment from kindergarten through 12th grade. 
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Women’s Guild: This organization promotes Christian life in the parish, family and individuals.  It serves the parish in social, spiritual and financial support.  Membership is open to all women of the parish.
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Knights of Columbus: This organization promotes Christian life in the parish, family and individuals.  It serves the parish in social, spiritual and financial support.  Membership is open to all men of the parish. 
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Golden Agers: For parishioners who have reached the golden age of retirement.  The group meets monthly for social activities, fellowship and good times. 
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Catering: Employment opportunities for those wishing to assist in the parish catering service for receptions, parties and social functions.

Parish Ministries