Liturgy Volunteers

Ushers/Ministers of Hospitality


These ministers assist in greeting, seating, offering facility information, maintaining safety, taking up the collection(s) at all weekend Liturgies and Holy Days. Training is required, provided by parishioner coordinator(s), Cathedral staff.

Coordinator: Carl Archacki 804-396-5428

Lectors/Proclaimers of The Word


Through their proclamation, Lectors make Christ present to us in the Word of God. Discernment of the gift of proclamation, training are required, provided.

Adult Coordinator: Caroline Douglas 804-282-2538 | no email

Eucharistic Ministers


These ministers assist in the distribution of Holy Communion, the Body, Blood of Christ, during the celebration of the Eucharist. Training is required, provided by parishioner coordinator, Cathedral staff.

Coordinator: Eric Distanislao 804-264-9004

Eucharistic Ministry Coordinators

These ministers assist in coordinating the Eucharistic Ministers, in setting up before Liturgy the accoutrements needed for the Communion Rite at one weekend Liturgy as scheduled. Training is required, provided by parishioner coordinator, Cathedral staff.

Coordinator: Eric Distanislao 804-264-9004

Eucharistic Ministers to the Sick


These ministers bring Holy Communion to the sick, the hospitalized, the homebound. Training is provided by parishioner coordinator(s) and Cathedral staff. The current Eucharistic Ministers to the Sick Schedule can be accessed here.  Eucharist to Sick and Homebound Schedule

If you’re interested in volunteering, please let us know.

Altar Society


The Altar Society has as its responsibility the care, upkeep of the Cathedral Sanctuary, Sacristies. The range of duties include care for the Altar linens to flower placement, with the main goal of keeping the worship areas, places of reverence, beauty.

Coordinator: Eric Distanislao

These ministers exercise the following liturgical ministries:

Linens
  • Maintaining Altar Clothes
  • Maintaining Mass Linens
  • Cleaning, dressing of the Main Altar
  • Cleaning & dressing of the Side & Transept Altar tops
  • Dressing the Tabernacle
  • Dressing the Gift Table

Coordinator: Jody Taylor 804-355-2033

Flower Ministry
  • Decorating the front doors
  • Installing seasonal flowers/accents throughout Sanctuary
  • Decorating Side & Transept Altar ledges during Christmas & Easter
  • Installing seasonal banners, flags & plants

Coordinators: Jody Taylor 804-355-2033
or
Donna Newcomb 804-233-8955