Ministries

Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the direction of our choir director, Debbie Fitzgerald. For more information concerning becoming a member of the choir, please call Debbie at 440-954-0028 or stop up in the choir loft before or after any of the weekend Masses.

Women’s Faith Formation 

All women are welcome! Meetings are held on the last Sunday of each month at 4:00PM.  For more information please contact Dr. Shanon Sterringer at shanon@stafh.org

Parish Life

Our Parish Life group provides the ministry of hospitality for various parish celebrations including receptions following the celebration of the sacraments, PSR Christmas party, annual Parish Picnic and December Harbor Holidays raffle and more.  For information concerning becoming involved with Parish Life please contact Judy Oberstar at 354-4337. 

Altar & Rosary Guild

A community of women coming together to pray the Rosary on the 1st Tuesday of each month Sept-May at 2:00PM. New members are always welcome.

Youth Group

Meets on scheduled Sunday evenings from 6:00-7:30PM for students in grades 6-12.  For more information please contact our youth minister Steve Biro at steve@stafh.org Click this link to be transported to our Youth Group page.

Finance Council

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

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. 

Parish Pastoral Council

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

Senior Ministry 

Our Senior Ministry offers a variety of programs and events throughout the year tailored towards the spiritual fomration of our senior adults.  These events are open to men and women.  For more information concerning upcoming events, please see the bulletin. 

Stations of the Cross

Held Friday evenings at 7:00PM in the Church during the season of Lent.

Usher

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

Vacation Bible School

Team members are always needed to help with our summer VBS program. The program meets the last full week of June from 9-12.  VBS planning sessions beging in the early spring.  For more information contact us at office@stafh.org

Parish School of Religion

Do you feel called to share your faith as a PSR teacher or a PSR assistant?  If so, please call Dr. Shanon Sterringer in the parish office for more information concerning the PSR program.

Children's Liturgy of the Word

Ministers who proclaim the readings to our children during a dismissal at the 10:00a.m. mass.  For more information concerning this ministry please contact us at office@stafh.org

 

 

 

Men’s Faith Formation 

All men are welcome! Meetings are held on the last Saturday of the month at 9:00AM. Join us for coffee, a light breakfast, socialization, and engaging (no pressure) conversation about our faith in a relaxed environment. Questions? Please email Fr. Pete at father.pete@stafh.org or Deacon John at john.wenzel@att.net

Adult Bible Study

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 6:30PM at the rectory for our adult Bible study.  All are welcome.

Youth and Adult Altar Servers

Boys and girls in grade 4 through adult are invited to consider participating in the ministry of altar server.  For more information concerning schedules or training please contact Dr. Shanon Sterringer at shanon@stafh.org

Baptism Preparation

Please contact the parish office at office@stafh.org to set up an appointment for a baptismal class.

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who distribute the Eucharist at Mass and to the sick, incarcerated and homebound.

Senior Ministry

Meets for various scheduled events and gatherings throughout the year.  To become a member of the Senior Ministry planning team please contact us at office@stafh.org

Building and Maintenance

Volunteers who donate time, talent and labor to care for and beautify the grounds and church.  Interested in helping around the parish grounds?  Please contact us at office@stafh.org

Cross Bearers

The ministry of cross bearer is for adult men and women in the parish. It involves carrying the cross in procession at weekend masses, funerals and for special liturgical events and holy days.  For more information concerning become a cross bearer, please call the parish office or contact us at office@stafh.org

Lector

The ministry of lector are readers who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other liturgical and prayer services.  Training for the miinstry of lector can be done on an individual basis.  For more information please call the parish office. 

Bereavement Lunch Committee  

Our Bereavement Lunch Committee is responsible for hosting funeral lunches here at the parish following a funeral or for special memorial masses.  In addition to serving the food, bakers are needed to prepare and donate items.  Interested in becoming a part of this committee?  Please call the parish office 440-354-4525 for more information.

RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments. The RCIA meets on scheduled Mondays from 6-8p.m. from September to Easter.  For more information concerning the RCIA process or becoming an RCIA team member, please contact us at office@stafh.org

Ecumenical Food Bank

Hosted at St. Anthony's the food bank provides food for those in need in the Fairport Harbor area.  For information concerning the foodbank, please contact John Siracusa at 440-357-6714.

Jail Ministry

St. Anthony's participates with several other churches in the Lake County area to bring the Word and Holy Communion to the incarcerated. To learn more about this ministry please contact Dee Trepal, Certified Pastoral Minister at 440-382-1889.  

 

 

 

 

 

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