Service & Social Ministries

Administrative and Clerical Support  — Volunteers on an as-needed basis during business hours to assist parish staff with mailings, bulletin stuffings, etc.

Centering Prayer Group — All are welcome to join and learn how to focus on God within oneself using a contemplative prayer form called Centering Prayer.  The root of Centering Prayer is interior silence.

Christian Mothers and Ladies Guild — An organization for all Catholic women who, through their fundraisers and projects, create an atmosphere of spirituality, fellowship and Christian charity.

Emerald Club — Organized for members of St. Agnes and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parishes, 50 years of age and older, to provide spiritual guidance, social activities and information pertinent to senior citizens.  All members enjoy the closeness of parish family and lives are richer for it.

Fish Fry  —  Become a part of the team that prepares the pierogi and noodles and cabbage before the Fish Fry or help out each Friday of Lent cooking, serving or working the clean-up crew.

Garden Club — Volunteers beautify our parish grounds by planting flowers, shrubs and trees, watering and weeding.

Knights of Columbus — St. Jude Council #9019 is an inter-parochial, fraternal organization for Catholic men working to help the parish and Church at large through its many projects.

Legion of Mary — A group that meets weekly for Legion prayers and prays for and visits the sick at homes, hospitals, personal care and nursing homes.  They provide literature, rosaries and green scapulars for those who request them.  The Legion of Mary also conducts small prayer services twice a month at several personal care homes and at Briarcliff Nursing home.

Men’s Club — A men’s group organized to promote and encourage fraternal and spiritual fellowship among the men of our parish by working together on various parish projects and participating in club sponsored social activities.

Ministry of Care — Staffed by volunteers trained to give spiritual care and support to the sick, homebound and those with special needs, this ministry believes that a test of our love for God is how we care for each other.  Members deliver gifts and cards to the sick and homebound on holidays. The Ministry of Care also has a group who visit Westmoreland Manor on a regular basis to help take wheelchair patients to various liturgies throughout the year.

Mission Committee — Following Jesus’ call to care for the needy, the St. Agnes Mission Committee will be coordinating local, regional, national and international drive to benefit the needy in our world.

Parish Bazaar — A yearly parish event that helps to encourage the spirit of fellowship as we work, eat and play together.  Always needed are organizers, booth chairpeople, booth workers, bakers, cooks and laborers to set up and tear down.

Rosary Group — Those devoted to praying the Rosary weekly in church for the special intentions of our church, community and the world.  You are welcome to join the Rosary Group any Friday evening in church at 9:00 p.m. to pray the Rosary.

St. Vincent de Paul — Dedicated to providing spiritual and material aid to the needy through their works at the food bank, holiday baskets, the Giving Tree and special collections.

Westmoreland Manor Volunteers – Assist the Manor residents in getting to the Chapel for Mass, Holy Days, and special Anointing Services.

Stewardship Commission — A commission developed to promote Stewardship as a way of life within all aspects of our parish community.  We enable people to connect with the ministries that utilize their God-given gifts and talents.  The Commission works to educate parishioners in sacrificial giving and is developing a program for welcoming new parishioners.

Vocations Committee  — Promote prayer and support for vocations to the Priesthood, the Diaconate and religious life.  Identify potential individuals.