Ministry List

Altar Guild (Friday a.m.) 
Clean Upper and Lower Church 
Altar Servers (Bi-Monthly)  
Serve Mass on a rotating basis.  Training provided.
Baptism (Monthly)
Provide welcome and support for families with children being baptized 
Bazaar (November) 
Help to organize and run the Annual Parish Bazaar
Bridgewater State Hospital (Monthly)
Visit patients at Bridgewater State Hospital
BSU Prayer Partners (Periodically)
Volunteer to bring baked goodies or treats and pray with and for a college small group. 
Candlelight Rosary Procession (Monthly)
Assist with the coordination of the procession which is held on the 13th of each month from May to October
Children's Liturgy (Sunday 10:00 a.m. during school year) 
Assist with organizing and running the Weekly Children’s Liturgy of the Word in the Lower Church
Christmas Pageant (December)
Help to organize and run the Annual Parish Christmas Pageant
Coffee & Donuts (Sunday a.m.)
Making coffee and picking up donuts for gatherings after the 10:00 Mass 
Easter Egg Hunt (Spring)
Help coordinate the Parish Easter Egg Hunt for children
Environmental Committee - Altar, Flowers (periodically)
Assist in enhancing the altars at St. Thomas and St. Basil 
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion/Homebound (3x Per Month)
Assist in the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass and/or bring Holy Communion to the Homebound.  Training provided.
Father Bill's Mainspring Ministry (Monthly - May - September) 
Volunteers are needed to serve a meal on the first Thursday of the month at Fr. Bills in Brockton
Generations Connect Team (Monthly)
Help connect teens with the generations the came before them. Help them connect with people in the St. Thomas community that would like to have a visit, play cards, go with someone to the ball game, etc. 
Giving Tree (December) 
Help with the organization and running of the Annual Giving Tree to provide families in need with Christmas gifts
Giving Tree - Senior Citizens (December) 
Help with the organization and running of the Annual Giving Tree to provide seniors in need with Christmas gifts
Greeters & Ushers (Weekly) 
Greet, answer general questions, guide parishioners to seating, take collections and tidy up the church after each Mass
Lectors (2x Per Month)
Proclaim the Scripture readings and prayers of the faithful during Mass
Offertory Counters (Monday a.m. 1x per month)
Assist with the counting of collections after the weekend Masses 
Outreach (As Needed) 
Visit our homebound parishioners and provide assistance as needed
Pregnancy Help (Fall/Spring)
Assist in collecting funds and articles to support pregnant women
Protecting God's Children (4x Per Year)
Provide VIRTUS training through the Archdiocese to facilitate The Protecting God's Children Program 
RCIA (October through April - Weekly)
Share faith with and mentor those adults coming into the Catholic Church
Faith Formation - Grades 1-10 (Weekly-Sept. to May) 
Volunteers provide faith formation for children in Grades 1-10 through various roles including Lead and Co-Teachers, Substitute Teachers and Hall Monitors
Rummage Sale (Spring/Fall) 
Assist with the organization of the Annual Parish Rummage Sale
St Basil Food Pantry (Quarterly) 
Help organize and maintain our Food Pantry for BSU students at St. Basil’s Chapel
Saint Vincent de Paul Food Pantry (Bi-weekly) 
Maintain the Food Pantry at St. Thomas Aquinas and provide for those in need
Social Committee (Quarterly) 
Help organize and run social events for the Parish 
Spaghetti Supper Team (Monthly - October through April)
community members are needed to make sauce and meatballs during the school year for the students at BSU
Stampers (Weekly during school) 
Volunteers stamp Mass attendance cards after Mass for students in Grades 2 & 10 from September-May
Thanksgiving Dinner (November) 
Volunteers help prepare and serve Thanksgiving Dinner for senior citizens
Troops & Veterans Support (Annually) 
Assist in the year-round collection and distribution of items to military troops and VA patients
Vacation Bible Camp (Summer) 
Help organize and support our one week Bible School Program during summer vacation
Women's Club (6x Per Year)
Participate in social events and fundraising which supports the Parish activities
Youth Group (Monthly) 
Help the Youth Minister to plan and run the various Youth Ministry events throughout the year

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