To sign up for a ministry, please go to the Parish Life tab on the Home page and click on Ministries to complete the sign-up form



Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our Director of Music Ministries, Mr. Ernie Houle. Music Ministry consists of Adult Choir, Hand Bell Choir, and Youth Choir. Adult choir rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm. Hand Bell Choir rehearsals are seasonal and are on Tuesday evenings at 7:00. Youth Choir rehearsals are on Wednesday afternoons 2:30pm at Saint Michael School.  All adult rehearsals are held in the main church.  All ministries are taught music theory. If interested in this ministry, please contact Ernie Houle after weekend Masses or emailing

Altar Society

This group arranges flowers for the Sanctuary, keeps inventory of supplies for Mass (candles, hosts, wine, etc.), coordinates Church decorating at Christmas and Easter, laundering altar linens.  If interested in this important ministry, please contact the Rectory at 978-459-0713 



Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesdays from 6:00 - 7:00pm. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by volunteers who sign up for one hour or more to pray before the Lord Jesus present in the Monstrance. Eucharistic Adoration takes place in the Chapel

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish and school. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets.



This group helps prepare for special occasions. 

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about once a month.

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Michael Parish.

Protecting God’s Children

All of the clergy, office staff, and every volunteer is required to attend a Virtus—Protecting God’s Children training session, an archdiocese sponsored program which teaches an awareness of those persons and situations which could endanger our children. The state also requires volunteers to submit a yearly CORI form.

Senior Altar Server

Men and women who assist at Mass or Funeral masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings at 7:00PM during Lent.


Volunteers who assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection.



Bereavement Ministry

This important ministry assists the priest and Funeral Directors in outreach to bereaved families. They help the family plan the funeral by assisting in selecting readings, hymns, assisting or conduction Vigil services (wakes) and/or gravesides commital services when the priest is not available. If interested in this rewarding and fulfilling ministry, please contact the Parish at 978-459-0713

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 4 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy on weekend Masses.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith.


Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.

Fellowship Committee

Volunteers who coordinate social activities and gatherings of parishioners during the year.



Parish volunteers who warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass.


Reader who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services.


Outreach to Homebound

Volunteer Eucharistic Ministers who bring the Eucharist to registered parishioners who are homebound.



Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.


Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass.


St. Vincent de Paul Society

Founded in 1948, the St. Vincent de Paul Society has strived to administer to the poor and needy of the parish. The work of the Vincentians is funded solely by the contributions deposited in the St. Vincent de Paul boxes at the exits of the church.


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