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SERVICES/MINISTRIES
PARISH SERVICE COMMITTEE

Bereavement Ministry

Funeral Luncheons
There are currently six Funeral Luncheon Teams. Each team accepts the responsibility of providing food for a family of a deceased parishioner. This food could be during the time of visitation at the funeral home or after the committal service at the cemetery either here at the parish or taken to the home of a family member. The Teams rotate the responsibility, unless a particular family need is such that two teams join together to provide for the need.

There are no scheduled meetings. To become a part of a team or to build a new team, call the Parish Office.


The Men's Club
The responsibility of the Men's Club is to provide community building among all the men of the parish and to provide service to the parish. A significant function is to address the repairs and upkeep to the parish grounds and buildings and assist in the maintenance of the school.

The main fund raising event is the annual summer Parish Picnic which the Men's Club sponsors.

Meetings are the second Monday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Cafeteria a/k/a Parish Hall.

Picnic Committee
St. Paul Parish picnicThe primary function of this group is to plan the Parish's Annual Picnic that is held the third Friday and Saturday of June.

The responsibilities are to plan and recruit volunteers to assist in the various game and food booths and other jobs related to the picnic.

In addition, this group oversees the Capital Prize and other raffles.

The group meets as needed during the year.


St. Vincent De Paul Society
The primary function of this group is to help feed the hungry, clothe the needy and provide shelter for the homeless, in other words to carry out the spiritual and corporal works of charity to all the poor within the boundaries of Saint Paul Parish regardless of religious affiliation. The Society also partners with other parishes in the region to assist where appropriate.

Meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of the month in the Hilary Hall at 7:00 pm.

Secular Franciscan Order (Saint Clare & Our Lady Fraternity)
An Order of lay Franciscan men and women 18 years of age or older who feel drawn to the spirit and life of Saint Francis of Assisi. Candidates for the Order spend a period of time in spiritual formation and preparation. Following this preparation the candidate makes a commitment to living the gospel life in the manner of Saint Francis and the profession of the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience appropriate for the lay state as either married or single persons.

The responsibilities of members are the spiritual formation and growing in the spirit of Saint Francis and to participate in service and outreach activities.

Meetings are on the third Sunday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in the Hilary Hall.

Sports Committee
The function of this group is to plan and coordinate athletic/cheerleading events for Saint Paul Parish in compliance with the Catholic School Athletic Association guidelines.

The responsibilities are to recruit and screen coaches, schedule games and practices, coordinate concessions, approve expenditures for equipment and fees, and serve as a sounding board for parents and student’s suggestions and concerns.

Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month in the Media Center above the Parish gym.

Young-at-Heart 'Senior' Club
The Young-at-Heart Club was formed in 1997 to meet the needs of the retired members of the parish. It is not necessary to be a member of Saint Paul Parish to be a member. There is a monthly 'potluck' with the club providing the meat, beverages and table service. Following the lunch there is a brief business meeting. The activities of the club include social as well as service. At various times of the year the group takes one day trips and occasionally an overnight as well. Service projects vary, for example, the club is responsible for breading the chicken for the summer picnic as well as minor up-keep projects, such as repainting the doors and railing on the parish buildings.

The 'potluck' and meeting is the first Monday of the month at 1:30 PM in the Parish Hall (Cafeteria. Friends are what you will find at the Young-at-Heart Club.

Women's Club (currently inactive)
The purpose of the Women's Club, formerly known as the Altar Society, is to care for the Altar and sanctuaries of the Church and the Chapel. The Women's Club is responsible to purchase and maintain the vestments and altar linens as well as purchase breads, wine and candles. Volunteer Teams clean the Church and Chapel weekly. The also, are responsible for the recitation of the Rosary before each weekend Mass for the decreased. The Women also attend Visitation at the Funeral Home and recite the rosary, if the family wishes.

The main fund raising event is the annual 'The Hen Party' in February.

Heavenly Dusters

The function of this ministry is to work in assigned teams to clean the church on Friday or Saturday of each week. Each team cleans no more than four times a year.

There are no scheduled meetings.

 
   
RECTORY
6901 Dixie Hwy., Louisville, Ky. 40258
Phone: (502) 935-1223
FAX: (502) 933-7747
CLERGY
Pastor: Rev. Dismas Veeneman, OFMConv.
Deacon: Gary Fowler
FRIARS IN RESIDENCE
Rev. Camilius Gott, OFM Conv. (Retired)
Rev. Adam Bunnell, OFM Conv.
Rev. Charles McCarthy, OFM Conv. (Hispanic Ministry SW Louisville)
SCHOOL
6901 Dixie Hwy., Louisville, Ky. 40258
Phone: (502) 935-5511
FAX: (502) 935-5596
Principal: Kevin Brever
Web Site: http://www.saintpaulschool.net