Adult Ministries


Altar Society

Contact Person: Julie Kaase

Phone: (361) 362-4417
juliekaase@hotmail.com

St. George altar society is a women’s organization that serves to raise funds for the continuing beautification of the altar where Jesus lay. The early Mass coffee groups and annual turkey dinner are our two primary fund raisers. As well as financing the altar flowers, altar cloths and Father’s vestments, this society also has a special group of women that provide a meal following funeral services. In the spring, we offer four scholarships to deserving high school seniors in rewards for their dedication to parish activities. This organization is led by five elected volunteers and is always looking for new members.

Catholic Daughters of America

Contact Person: Irma Pena

Phone: (361) 442-4470

Catholic Daughters of the Americas strive to embrace the principle of faith working through love in the promotion of justice, equality and the advancement of human rights and human dignity for all. We work together as a team to build on the “Unity and Charity” motto. Through fundraiser Court St George #2528 has been offering two scholarships to deserving seniors for the last six years, we are involved with the youth group and donate to other projects within our parish and community. We work together in peace and harmony and be the shining examples of Christian sisterhood that God is asking us to be. The members of our Court are dedicated to leading other to Christ and His service and we encourage all women of our parish to join CDA.

Knights of Columbus

Contact Person: Simon Pena

The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Roman Catholic fraternal service organization. Founded in the United States in 1882, it is named in honor of Christopher Columbus. There are more than 1.8 million members in 15,000 councils. Membership is limited to “practicing Catholic” men aged 18 or older. The members of the KOC engage in charitable activities and are seen as true defenders of the Catholic Church.

St. George Charities

Contact Person: Mary Appling

Phone: (361) 215-0558
mappling@hughes.net

St George Parish St Vincent de Paul Society Association consists of voluntary members of St George Catholic Church who dedicate their time and talents to helping the needy of our parish and community. The members of the Parish donate money every month to fund the Society’s activities. They provide aid with utilities and fuel and help with medical appointments and medicine. During the Holidays, the society helps the needy with food baskets and shares with them the joy of Christmas.

Stewardship Committee

Contact Person: Lori Katzfey

Phone: (361) 449-2302
lkatzfey@gmail.com

The members of this group come together to plan stewardship activities for the Parish under the leadership of the Pastor. They are chosen by the Pastor from a cross-section of the Parishioners. This committee is set up to help the the Parishioners to use their Time, Talent and Treasure for the betterment of Parish life.

Parish Council

Contact Person: Steve Alaniz

Phone: (361) 492-9849

Through this the Christian Faithful along with those who share in the pastoral care of the parish in virtue of their office give their help in fostering pastoral activity. the Pastor presides over it. this pastoral council possesses a consultative vote only. (CIC, 536)

Finance Council

Contact Person: Blant Miller

Phone: (361) 362-5079

blant59@yahoo.com

This council, selected from the faithful, aid the pastor in the administration of Parish goods. these council of advisers serve to provide the pastor with expert advice on matters touching upon fiscal administration.

Choir

Contact Person: Barbara Bednorz

Phone: (361) 443-8554

Singing during Mass is part of church worship. “The one who sings prays twice”, said St. Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians. To make the Eucharist more meaningful, prayerful and participatory sacred singing is part and parcel of our worship. Church choir is intended to help the faithful participate in certain parts of the Mass that are sung. It also helps with the proper choice of songs to fit in with the theme of those particular day’s readings. Our choir consists of members of our Parish and helps with singing at various Masses. Anyone who has an inkling for singing can be a member of the Choir.

RCIA

Co-Ordinator: Debbie Brown

(361) 343-3656

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a ministry intended to train and prepare those adults who have not had the chance of receiving the sacraments at a young age. Those who want to join the Catholic Church are also educated in our faith to properly receive and accept our Catholic faith. There are regular classes held for adults who want to receive any of the sacraments which they could not receive when they were young.

Lectors

Contact Person: Ellie Jimerson

(361) 449-5946

jthreetigs@aol.com

Liturgy of the word is an integral part of the Eucharistic celebration. Proper understanding of the word of God is facilitated by proper and meaningful proclamation of the Word. Lectors are carefully chosen to read the Word of God at every Mass and are an integral part of the Liturgical team. Anyone who is able to read with proper diction and has willingness is capable of becoming a Lector.

Eucharistic Ministers

Contact Person: Tisha Williams

(830) 534-8245
divinestitching@yahoo.com

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, or Eucharistic Ministers as they are commonly known, are members of the Parish chosen to help with proper administering of the Holy Eucharist during Mass. They also help with Viaticum (Communion to the home bound people). They have to be members who have received all the Sacraments and (if married) through the Church.

Ushers

Contact Person: Simon Pena

It is very important that one feels welcomed in the church when one is coming into worship. The ushers do a great job in making people feel welcomed and seeing to their proper seating inside the Church. They also help with taking the collection on Sundays and Holy days of obligation. Anyone who has an open heart and willingness can be an usher.

St. George Prayer Blanket Ministry

Contact Person: Patricia Weber

This ministry is intended to help the sick of the parish. A group of faithful members of the Parish come together to make blankets for the sick. While the blanket is being made, the group prays the rosary together. Later, the blankets are blessed by the priest and then are taken to people who are sick in the parish. The names of each one to whom the blankets were given are specially remembered and prayed for during the next gathering of the group.

 

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