Liturgical Ministries

As members of the Body of Christ, we are called to worship, witness and service. All parishioners at the Ascension and St. Katharine Drexel Parishes are encouraged to respond to that call through involvement in ministry.


Proclaim God’s Word at liturgies. Need the ability to read well and to proclaim the Word effectively. Initial and on-going training sessions required.

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 Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

Assist in the distribution of bread and wine, serving the community with prayerful reverence and dignity. Training sessions required of all new to this ministry at Ascension Parish and St. Katharine Drexel Parishes. Ministers must be confirmed.

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 Altar Server

(3rd grade through 12th grade) Serve at the altar for liturgies. Training provided.

 If interested please contact the parish office at 570-785-3838 or at