Celebrate

These ministries revolve around the Mass and other liturgical celebrations, celebrating the Eucharist together with the congregation as one body.

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Altar Servers

Student who are in 4th grade and above are eligible for this ministry. Altar servers assist by lighting candles, carrying the cross and candles in procession before and after Mass, and assist the presider during Mass. Training is required and is offered at the church.

If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact the Karen Root at 630-837-5411 ext. 113 or email kroot@stpeterdamian.org.

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Choir, Children's

Music is a beautiful way in which we can strengthen our relationship with God. Participating in a choir will allow your
child to grow as a musician as well as a Catholic.

If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact our music director, Kinga Smutek at 630-837-5411 or  email music@stpeterdamian.org.

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Art & Environment 

This ministry enhances our worship space using various art and decorations to help celebrate Holy Days of Obligation and various liturgical seasons. Knowledge of the liturgical season is helpful for this ministry.

If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact Roxanne Sleszynski in the parish office at 630-837-5411 ext. 112 or by email at info@stpeterdamian.org.

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Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

This minister is dedicated to bringing the Body and Blood of Christ to all Catholics in a state of grace.  This calls for a Catholic who is in good standing and active in the practice of faith. Ministers are scheduled for weekend Masses and training is required.

If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact Wendy Hendrickson at 630-830-2995 or by email at whendrickson@stpeterdamian.org.

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Lector/ Commentator

Lectors and commentators participate in the Mass and other liturgical services by sharing the readings and prayers with the people. Their active role enhances the services  and makes them more meaningful. Training is required.

If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact Desi Hanford at lectors@stpeterdamian.org.

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Sacristan

This ministry carries with it the privilege of overseeing the areas of the sanctuary and sacristy. The sacristan prepares the sacred vessels, vestments and linens for the Mass. It is necessary for the sacristan to be familiar with the liturgical calendar and its respective seasons.

If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact the parish office at 630-837-5411 or by email at info@stpeterdamian.org.

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Usher

This ministry is for parishioners who are welcoming, courteous, helpful and friendly. They help enhance the worship experience and minimize distractions through  seating parishioners, passing the collection baskets and making parishioners feel comfortable.

If you are interested in joining this ministry, please email Jim & Linda Fatima at SPDUsherMinistry@gmail.com.