Ministries

Adult Spiritual Formation

Provides opportunities for adults to enhance their faith and spiritual knowledge through programs held throughout the year.

Contact:  Mandy Vigna – 814-255-4422

 

Altar Server Ministry

Serves and assists the priest at daily and weekend Masses and other special liturgical celebrations  –  grades 5 and up.

Contact:  Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

 

Angel Tree Ministry

Serves needy persons and families in our area during the Christmas season by fulfilling gift requests from various sources and then distributing gifts prior to the holiday.

Contact: Andrea Riek – 814-255-3147

 

Blessed Bakers

Donates home baked goods, as needed, for parish events.

Contact:  Sue Bellack – 814-533-9559

 

Baptism Preparation Team

Assists in the sacramental preparation of families requesting to have their children baptized in our church by providing instruction and support.

Contact:  Father Rosenbaum – 814-255-4422

 

Bereavement Ministry

Provides support to the bereaved of the parish by sending sympathy cards, planning the annual Mass of Remembrance and organizing workshops and support groups, as needed.

Contact:  Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

 

Calendar Committee

Organizes and facilitates the annual lottery calendar campaign, which is a major source of income for the parish.

Contact:  Marcia & Lou Polonkey – 814-255-4422

 

Cantor

Collaborates with the Music Minister and organists to lead and encourage the congregation to fully participate in liturgical music.

Contact:  Mary Statler – 814-255-6420

 

Choir

Provides musical leadership at the 10:30 a.m. liturgy and other special liturgical celebrations, when needed.

Contact:  Mary Statler – 814-255-6420

  

Church Cleaner

Performs light housekeeping duties (vacuuming, dusting, cleaning) in the church on a weekly basis in preparation for worship and prayer.

Contact:  David Rosenbaum – 814-255-4422

 

Church Decorator

Prepares and artistically arranges the environment of the church so that it reflects the spirit of each liturgical season or feast.

Contact:  Stephanie Bishof – 814-410-4344

Diane Riner – 814-255-3435

 

Clerical Assistance

Provides support for the rectory office staff, as needed.  (e.g. assembling bulletins, preparing bulk mailings, making phone calls)

Contact:  Suzie Catanese – 814-255-4422

 

Collection Counter

Counts, records and deposits weekly collections and receipts.

Contact:  Father Rosenbaum – 814-255-4422

 

Elder Services Ministry

Meets the short term/temporary needs of elderly or disabled parishioners by providing services as requested.

Contact:  Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

 

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

Assists in the distribution of the Eucharist and Precious Blood to the congregation at Mass as well as to parishioners who are in nursing homes and homebound.

Contact:  Mandy Vigna – 814-255-4422

 

Food Pantry

Assists with the collection and distribution of food to needy families in our area.  Food is given out on the first and third Fridays from 9:00 to noon, with the exception of the major holidays (Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas).

Contact:  Richard Von Schlichten – 814-255-2200

vonschlichten@yahoo.com

 

Funeral Choir

Provides liturgical music in support of parish funeral Masses.

Contact:  Mary Statler – 814-255-6420

 

Gift Bearer

Represents the community in the presentation of the gifts at the Eucharist.

Contact:  See any usher before Mass.

 

Home Prayer Network

Provides prayer support to parishioners in need by actively participating in a telephone prayer chain.

Contact: Dr. Judith Thomas – 814-535-4747

 

Hospitality Committee

Liturgical Ministers provide a vital service to the St. Clement Community at each weekend Mass and other special Liturgies throughout the year. They help to create an open, warm, and welcome environment for the faithful who gather for prayer.

Contact: Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

Allen Wright – 814-288-5320

 

Lector

Proclaims the Word of God to the assembly at Mass and other liturgical celebrations throughout the year.

Contact:  Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

 

Lift Ministry

Provides support to nursing home residents and the homebound through periodic visitation and correspondence.

Contact:  Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

 

Maintenance Committee

Identifies areas of concern in the upkeep of parish grounds and buildings and assists with maintenance projects. (e.g. carpentry, electrical work, lawn work, masonry, painting, plumbing, snow removal)

Contact:  Pete Hohrun – 814-255-6262

 

Marriage Preparation Team

Assists in the preparation of couples for marriage by presenting the pre-cana requirement via one of several ways:  Sponsor Couple meetings, Encounter Weekends, Evening Workshops.

Contact:  Diane and Bill Riner – 814-255-3435

 

Music Minister

Develops and coordinates the music ministry of the church and works collaboratively with the cantors, musicians and organists in an effort to enrich the liturgical music of the community.

Contact:  Mary Statler – 814-255-6420

  

Musician

Provides instrumentation as a means of enhancing the sung worship of the community.

Contact:  Mary Statler – 814-255-6420

 

Organist

Accompanies the choir and congregation in the sung worship of the community.

Contact:  Mary Statler – 814-255-6420

 

Pet Food Pantry

St Clement Parish is starting to collect dog and cat food and treats in conjunction with their Community Food Pantry. Please consider donating to this worthwhile cause. Dry goods or monetary donations (to purchase pet food) will be accepted at the rectory office to help people better care for the furry members of their families.

Contact: Ruth Morello – 814-255-1399 or 814-242-4171

 

PRE Catechists

Provides weekly religious instruction for the public school students of the parish.

Contact:  Mandy Vigna – 814-255-4422

 

PREP Group

Provides support to the Director of Religious Education by assisting with fundraising and extracurricular activities.

Contact:  Mandy Vigna – 814-255-4422

 

Pro-Life Committee

Advocates in various ways for pro-life causes in the parish and community and supports the annual March for Life.

Contact:  Chris Mraz – 814-288-2530

 

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Welcomes new adults into the Catholic faith community and leads them through the process of initiation.

Contact:  Mandy Vigna – 814-255-4422

 

Sacristan

Performs light housekeeping duties necessary to the celebration of the Eucharist.

Contact:  Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

 

Scrip Sellers

Assists with scrip sales before and after all weekend Masses.

Contact:  Suzie Catanese – 814-255-4422

 

Sewing Ministry

Provides sewing skills, as needed, for various parish projects.

Contact:  Suzie Catanese – 814-255-4422

 

Technology

Provides assistance to parish electronic media users and contributors to the parish website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr sites.  Records and edits Mass and posts to Social Media and Atlantic Broadband Channel 9 for home viewers.

Contact:  Nancy Stamplis – 814-255-4422

 

Youth Ministry

Provides an opportunity for adults and youth to come together with the goal of sharing faith and empowering young people to live as disciples of Christ in our world today.

Contact:  Mandy Vigna – 814-255-4422

 

114 Lindberg Avenue Johnstown PA 15905 814-255-4422