Where Can I Serve Today?

Jesus told us, his disciples, to make disciples of all nations. One of the most important values of St. Dominic’s Catholic Church is our mission to serve. It begins in our own community, and spreads overseas to every nation. St. Dominic’s members are involved in a variety of ministries from things as simple as offering donuts after Mass, to preparing the fundraising and development, and feeding the poor in Benicia.

Ushers

The usher team at St. Dominic’s fills an important role. They are involved in directing attendees to their seats, ensuring the safety of the building during services, guiding traffic, helping visitors, answering questions, providing direction, handing out bulletins, and generally ensuring that the service can proceed problem-free. The usher team is a servant-hearted group of men and women whose ministry is integral to church life. We are currently looking for additional ushers to assist at Mass.

Adoration

There are always hours available to sit in adoration. Check the weekly bulletin for open time slots or come any time and offer a prayer for the Parish. Please call Laura Batts at 707-649-0603 or Marietta abad Sandtos at 707-246-4818 to help or simply to receive more information about our Adoration Chapel and schedule.

Media & Technology

Using media to spread the gospel is a privilege of St. Dominic’s. In an age of widespread technology, we have a stewardship to use these tools as best as possible for evangelization purposes. All of our weekly homilies are uploaded to our website in audio formats. We also maintain an active Facebook and Twitter feed for additional church communication. If you’d like to help with video development, graphic design, or writing blog articles contact Erin Jacobs at 707-335-4695 or by email.

Fundraising

If you have skills in development and fundraising events, we are looking for team members to assist with the ONE Revival Campaign. This capital campaign is run by the Diocese and we have a consultant assigned to our parish to plan and manage our efforts.  Asking parishners to GIVE, to SERVE and to PRAY. By raising funds over the next 4 years, serving thousands of hours focused on our faith, we will truly become one with Christ and our faith community.  Contact Fr. Jerome if you’d like to help us lead these campaign efforts.

Legion of Mary

An international association of Catholics, who under the powerful leadership of Mary Immaculate, Mediatrix of All Graces, supplements the work of the priest in performing spiritual and corporal works of mercy, and in evangelizing souls. This group meets every
Tuesday at 6:30PM in the School Faculty Room.

Catholic Social Services Auxiliary

(St. Catherine’s Unit)

This auxiliary is a fundraising unit for Catholic Social Services, a private, non-profit counseling agency staffed by professionally trained and experienced social workers. Any woman interested in serving her neighbor in a spirit of love is eligible for membership.

Meals Ministry

Meals Ministry cooks an occasional dinner for members of the parish that are going through cancer treatment, major surgery, a severe illness or some other event in their life and would appreciate a home cooked meal. Each person is only asked to cook a couple of times a year. This is a great ministry for new members of the parish and those who like to cook but are unable to pursue other volunteer opportunities in the parish. The families we cook for are usually not large and mostly seniors.

Knitting Angels for Hospice Patients

During the Christmas season, this enriching ministry knits scarves, hats, shawls and blankets for hospice patients.

Labors of Love

The Labors of Love members provide transportation services to disabled or handicapped persons.


Other Ministries to inquire about:

Grief Support, Welcome Committee, Catholic’s Returning Home, Altar Serving, Eucharistic Ministry, 20’s and 30’s Group, Garden of Hope, Bible Study, Labors of Love, Lectors, Legion of Mary, Life Abortion Alternative, Meals Ministry, Prayer Line, RCIA, Rosary Ministry, St. Dominic Cemetery, St. Vincent De Paul. For a complete list and contact information for each, see the back of our weekly bulletin.

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