Click HERE for the Liturgical Ministries page.
If you are interested in sharing your talents in any of the following ministries, please contact the parish office: 859-331-4302
Meet with new or expectant parents to teach them about the sacrament of Baptism. Classes take place in the Blees Center. Video instruction is provided.
Blessed Sacrament 55+ Seniors
The 55+ Seniors group meets each month (during the day) for social interaction. Call the parish office for information on meeting dates and/or joining the group.
Board of Total Catholic Education
This is an education advisory board for our school and parish. Interest in this board should be expressed to the pastor.
Child Care: Mass
Help watch young children in the babysitting room during 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday. Chair of this ministry schedules babysitters quarterly. Schedules are sent to participants. Chair e-mails reminders to sitters each week.
Family Life: Coffee & Donuts
Serve coffee and donuts after the 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays, except during the summer. Volunteers are scheduled for particular days. Normally takes place in the Undercroft, occasionally in the Parish Center. For more information on how you can help to host these community-building events, contact Kevin Esmeier: 859-620-3632 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Life: Oktoberfest
Assist in planning and hosting our annual parish Oktoberfest celebration of the community's German heritage.
Work with the pastor in an advisory capacity on financial issues of the parish.
Grounds & Facilities
Help with upkeep of the gardens, grounds, and facilities. One crew volunteers each Friday morning during the warm months.
Visit with parishioners who are home-bound. Just chat or help with household chores.
Prepare and deliver a meal for a parishioner/family that is in a crisis situation or prepare meals on a regular scheduled rotation for a parishioner who is home-bound.
Drive a parishioner who is home-bound to the grocery or the doctor or wherever he or she needs to go. You can specify which days/times you are available for this ministry.
Help further the good work of Blessed Sacrament's twinning community, Saint Paul's Catholic Mission in McKee, KY. Click HERE for photos from our 2015 mission in McKee.
Work with couples scheduled to be married in the Parish through a mentoring process. You will meet with the couples to discuss compatibility, shared interests, and various areas of married life. Training is provided.
Office Help: Mailings
Help get large mailings out to the post office. Folding, stuffing, putting on address labels, etc., are all done in the Blees Center on an as-needed basis.
Parish Pastoral Council
This council acts as an advisory committee to the pastor in any area requested by him.
Prayer Ministry: Charismatic Prayer Group
Meets on Tuesday evening at 7:15 p.m. at St. Pius X Church Chapel, 348 Dudley Rd., Edgewood, KY. Meets on Third Tuesdays at St. Joseph Heights, Park Hills, KY
Prayer Ministry: Prayer Hotline
Emergency prayer requests are passed along through a phone chain or email notice. Parishioners receive a phone call for a prayer intention then pass the intention on to the next person on the phone list and begin praying for the intention. E-mails are sent to parishioners listing prayer intention from the parish office.
Prayer Ministry: Ministry of Praise
This is a group of individuals, either over the age of 55 or home-bound, who make a commitment to pray for the needs of the parish every day. Members receive the monthly Reflections to assist them in their prayers. Contact the parish office if interested in participating. Click HERE for the current issue of Reflections.
R.C.I.A. Sponsors & Team Members
Sponsor a prospective new Catholic or join the team of those facilitating the process for initiating new members. R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults). Contact Marilyn Cozzi: 859-331-4302, ex 37.
Religious Education: Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Proclaim or assist in the Children’s Liturgy of the Word offered during 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays. Contact the D.R.E.
Religious Education: PSR Teacher Aide
Assist in a class on the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month, September through May, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Parish School of Religion for youth attending public school. Contact the D.R.E.
Religious Education: Special Education
Assist with the class for children with developmental disabilities on the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month, September through May, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Contact the D.R.E.
Religious Education: Vacation Bible School
Help with the Vacation Bible School during the last full week of June. Contact the D.R.E.
Work on Life Issues, from conception through natural death.
Service to the Larger Community
Help with projects in the community: Redwood, Madonna House, Diocesan Children’s Home, etc. For more information, contact the Parish Office.
St. Vincent de Paul
This group meets monthly to coordinate their activities in service to the poor and needy. They also offer their services on a rotating basis as contacts to interview and provide support to needy individuals within our area who contact the district office of St. Vincent de Paul.