Liturgical Ministry

Altar Servers | Liturgy of the Word | Extraordinary Ministers | Hospitality | Lectors | Liturgical Committee | Music Ministry

  • Altar Servers

    Altar Servers perform an important role during the Mass by assisting the Priest as he celebrates the liturgy. This role can be an excellent opportunity to strengthen the spiritual formation of our youth. All children in grades 5-12 are welcome to assist at the altar after receiving the required training.

    To apply to be an altar server, please download the registration form below:



  • Children’s Liturgy of the Word

    Mary Alice LaMorte
    Tel: 215-321-6738

    Children in kindergarten through second grade are invited to participate in this special Liturgy designed for children held in the Church Auditorium during the Readings at the 9:30am Sunday Mass. Adult volunteers are sought to assist with this ministry.

  • Extraordinary Ministers

    These ministers assist in the distribution of Communion at Liturgies and take Communion to the sick.  If you are interested in becoming an Extraordinary Minister, please contact the rectory for more information.

  • Hospitality

    Joe and Lucille Delligatti
    Tel: 215-321-1067

    Ministers of Hospitality are the official hosts who welcome us into our Father’s house. They set the atmosphere in order to help us experience the presence of God. Also, they collect the people’s gifts of money for parish needs.

  • Lectors

    John Backus
    Tel: 215-579-7393

    The Lector proclaims the Word of God (the readings that precede the Gospel) and may announce the general intercessions in the absence of a Deacon.

    Lector Fall 2021 Schedule (PDF)  

  • Liturgical Committee

    Fr. Andrew Brownholtz
    Tel: 215-493-3377 ext. 211

    The purpose is to nourish an all-embracing program of celebration for the benefit of the parish family; to sponsor training sessions for liturgical ministers and to plan liturgies for special occasions and seasons.

  • Music Ministry

    Lee Milhous
    Email: music@stignatius.church
    Tel: 215-493-3377

    Choir (Adult, Children):

    The choir adds beauty and solemnity to the Liturgy and assists and encourages the singing of the congregation.

    The Adult Choir sings at various masses and special occasions. Please contact Lee for more information.

    The Children’s Choir is scheduled to sing at the 4:00 Christmas Vigil mass with more masses potentially in the future.

    Folk Group:

    The group assists the congregation in worship, with music and song in contemporary style. The Folk Group practices from 8:00-9:00 PM on Wednesday evenings and sings at the 9:30 AM Sunday Mass about 3 times per month and also at special occasions.


    Cantors are members of the choir who have shown advanced proficiency in reading music and singing. The Cantor is also a leader of song: not as a soloist, but by leading the assembly in song.

    Wedding Music Selections Gather

    Funeral Music Selections Gather