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​Since the celebration of the Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of the Catholic Church and our parish life, liturgical praise and worship are the primary works of the faithful gathered together in common prayer. Every parishioner, friend and guest of our beloved parish who opens up his or heart heart and lifts up his or her voice creates a lovely and lively faith community. Therefore, all parishioners are invited and encouraged to participate in the liturgical ministries of the parish.

 Liturgical Ministries

​Altar Servers​Altar servers cross generational lines. They include men and women as well as boys and girls of all ages who assist at weekend liturgies, weddings and funerals, and other special occasion needs.
​Communion to the Sick and Homebound​Communion to the sick and homebound is a ministry dear to the heart and soul of all parishioners who called St. Bartholomew Parish their spiritual and sacramental home. Men and women, as well as the pastor, carry our Blessed Lord present in the Holy Eucharist to the homebound on a weekly and monthly basis. All who cannot attend Mass in the church building should call and register to receive this gift of immense love at home.
Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion​Extraordinary ministers are registered parishioners, men and women, commissioned by the bishop and delegated by the pastor to assist in the distribution of Holy Communion, the body and blood of Christ, under the appearance of bread and wine.
Lectors​Lectors are also registered parishioners, men and women, who serve the faithful by proclaiming the word of God during the liturgy of the word, and who assist in the proclamation of the prayers of the faithful.
Ushers and Greeters​Ushers and greeters are registered parishioners, men and women, who provide a valuable service to all. Besides welcoming and seating, these good souls locate restrooms and worship aids, assist with movement within the worship space, and help with emergency services.


 Music Ministries

​There are a number of liturgical music ministries within St. Bartholomew Parish in which interested parishioners may participate. Our director of music, Philomena Parrish.  is a certified professional music educator and composer. Dr. Dangelo supervises and facilitates the overall music and worship program.

The Liturgical Music Ministries currently include:

  1. The Schola Cantorum Adult Choir (Ages 16+)
  2. The Cantor/Psalmist Program
  3. The Resurrection & Matin Choir (Funeral Choir)
  4. The Instrumentalist Ministries (Any Instrument)
  5. The Youth Choir (Ages 11-15)

To be a member of the cantor or choir ministries, one must have a pleasing voice and the desire to serve the Lord in song. Although the ability to read music is always helpful, it is not necessary in order to be a cantor or a choir member. Dr. Dangelo will provide the necessary training to sing the music of the liturgy. People who play brass, woodwind, string, percussion or keyboard musical instruments and read standard musical notation for those instruments may participate in the many instrumental music ministries, which are available within the church.

The adult choir and the cantors meet every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in St. Bartholomew Church.

The St. Bartholomew adult choir liturgy is Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The choir season is from September through June.

Rehearsals for the youth choir are coordinated with the CCD instructional program on a regular basis.

If you are interested in, or have any questions about, any of these music ministries, please Philomena Parrish or through the Parish Office, 724-834-0709.

Altar Servers
11/17/2018 5:00 PM
H. Noel, Giovannelli
N. Altieri
K. Jones, D. Jones, E. Kocian
11/18/2018 8:00 AM
J. Taylor, N/P Heinnickel
R. Kurdziel
G. Uliano, P. Tenerowicz, M. Shafer
11/18/2018 10:30 AM
J. Sandorf, J. Brady
M. Sandorf
J. Ziegenfus, S. Naeger, L. Brady
11/22/2018 9:00 AM
B/L Naeger, G. Salandro-Zilli
S. Damico
E. Kocian, D. Decesere, A. Deresh
11/24/2018 5:00 PM
D. Falcon, W. Falcon
C. Franzi
C. Franzi, A. Falbo, A. Giunta
11/25/2018 8:00 AM
A. Oshie, S. Blose
A. Heinnickel
S. Long, K. Dominick, B. Rock
11/25/2018 10:30 AM
B. Mayercheck, J. Brady
G. Ross
D. Saunders, D. Bonanno, D. Bonanno
12/1/2018 5:00 PM
B. Krajc
12/2/2018 8:00 AM
K. Dominick
12/2/2018 10:30 AM
CCD Children's Mass
12/8/2018 8:00 AM
G. Yanity
12/8/2018 5:00 PM
L. Wotus
12/9/2018 8:00 AM
R. Kurdziel
12/9/2018 10:30 AM
K. Hayden
12/15/2018 5:00 PM
S. Smith
12/16/2018 8:00 AM
S. Damico
12/16/2018 10:30 AM
A. Wright
12/22/2018 5:00 PM
M. Sorice
12/23/2018 8:00 AM
A. Heinnickel
12/23/2018 10:30 AM
K. Govora
12/24/2018 4:00 PM
K. Patrick
12/24/2018 9:00 PM
G. Yanity
12/25/2018 8:00 AM
K. Dominick
12/25/2018 10:30 AM
M. Sandorf
12/29/2018 5:00 PM
N. Altieri
12/30/2018 8:00 AM
R. Kurdziel
12/30/2018 10:30 AM
T. Rusbosin
12/31/2018 5:00 PM
C. Franzi
1/1/2019 8:00 AM
S. Damico
1/1/2019 10:30 AM
K. Hayden
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