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Assist at the Altar during Mass (boys and girls) 9 years or older.
Contact Fr. Gannon 775-5117.
Choir and Music:
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Director: Mr. Jack Basso
Second Organist: Mr. Christopher KingAdults and Young PeopleJoin a choir as singer, cantor or instrumentalist -- Enhance our worship with music and song.
This choir provides sacred music during liturgies and is an avenue of worship for those who enjoy singing.
This choir provides sacred music during 10:15AM Mass on Sundays. Children might also sing at other events through the year.
If your child is blessed with a singing voice and enjoys it, encourage the joining of the children's choir.
Call Jack Basso 775-5117.
Cursillos in Christianity:
A spiritual revitalization through which one's relationship with Christ may be strengthened, lived and shared in any area of human life.
Contact the Pastor at 775-5117.
Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors:
Catholic women and men in good standing who will assist at Mass. This very select group is also involved with Eucharist sick calls. A Deacon or Priest will train you.
Please call the Pastor for more information, 775-5117.
Homebound and Aged Ministry:
Are you homebound or aged? Anyone in your family? A neighbor? We will assist with weekly Eucharist and attention where able. Our Parish Nurse is the Director of this Ministry.
Contact Liz Disbrow 775-5117.
Legion of Mary:
Devotion to the Blessed Mother through praying the Rosary on Tuesday mornings at 10am.
Contact: Natalie Di Bella, 775-5117.
Mass Intentions (Daily):
Please call the Parish Office, 775-5117, to reserve a weekday/weekend Mass. Mass stipends are: $15.00 for a weekend Memorial Mass and $10 for a weekday Mass.
Prayer Hot Line:
Any hour, day or night. 203-775-5117.
Ushers & Greeters:
Welcome parishioners and guests to St. Marguerite before your Mass. Welcoming and seating Parish family members is the heart of hospitality. Assist with Offertory Collections and distribution of the Sunday Bulletin after Mass. Suits, jackets and ties for men; skirts and jackets for women. Be a visible and welcoming Catholic.
Contact: Rick La Cava 775-5117.
Altar Society and Altar Linen Care:
Altar Society, especially retired couples, to care for Alters and care for and clean alter linens.
Contact Deacon Howe: 775-5117.
Food Distribution Team:
Collects and distributes food gathered from parishioners for those in need.
Contact June Schutz 775-5117.
Volunteers working together to beautify the church grounds through planting and maintaining shrubs, trees, and flowers.
Contact: Marie Hallas 775-5117.
Hands and Heart Group:
A support ministry to assist parishioners during times of need, e.g., new arrivals, home-care situations, bereavement, welcoming, catastrophe, family assistance and other referral or assistance to families or persons in need.
Contact: Maryann and Larry Winnick 775-5117.
Hospitality and Ladies Guild:
Organizes socials, fund raising events and Pastor's special events.
Contact Barbara Shevlin 775-5117.
How do we help fight injustice and poverty and provide justice/equal opportunity? This social actions committee keeps the parish and parishioners aware of current issues and activities in support of justice and social concerns.
Contact the Pastor at 775-5117.
Mrs. Elizabeth Disbrow, RN, is our Parish Nurse. Active or retired medical personnel are invited to join this very active program - house calls with Eucharistic Ministry where authorized, referrals, Health Fairs, monthly Sunday blood-pressure screenings, Saturday after the 5 pm Mass and Sunday after the 10:15 am Mass.
Call the Parish Office to join and participate as a nurse 775-5117.
Mr. Paul Meyer heads this vital and prayerful ministry. Long before the beginning of time God named every conceived child. We influence our Parish toward pro-life.
Join us, call the Parish Office at 775-5117.
Send greetings and prayers from the parish to sick and hospitalized parishioners. Prayer listings and Parish Prayer Line.
Contact the Parish Office 775-5117.
Spring and Holiday Church and Grounds beautification. All parishioners:"come and volunteer."
Regularly scheduled meetings, spiritual information, and social events aimed at providing Christian formation and community-building for our 7th and 8th grade and high school youth.
Contact Stacey Huntley 775-5117.
Appalachia Clothing Drive:
Collects and prepares clothing and supplies for shipment to our charity-community in Hurley, West Virginia (generally planned for Spring and Fall).
Contact Jack Regan 775-5117.
Christmas Giving Tree:
Our biggest annual Christmas charity. Gathers and distributes Christmas gifts for local needy children as well as children in Hurley, West Virginia and Bronx, New York.
Contact Kathy and Marion Basso 775-5117.
Singles, adults of all age groups mix with friends of similar circumstances, throughout Danbury and Brookfield. Members seek mutual companionship, interests, spirituality and enjoyment.
Contact: Renee Protomastro at 775-5117.
St. Marguerite Women's Group
Develops programs of interest to the women of the Parish with involvement in charitable works and community projects. The Women's Group seeks to respond to the needs of Parish women.
Contact: Debbie Terry 775-5117.
Parish Advisory Council:
Elected Parishioners who meet monthly and at the request of the Pastor. The advisory nature of the Council assists the Pastor in directing the affairs of the Parish as well as to represent Parishioners at large in bringing their needs to the attention of the Pastor and Parish Administration.
Parish Finance Committee:
This committee is appointed by the Pastor and is represented on the Parish Advisory Council. It serves to analyze the budget and to advise the Pastor of fisical issues.
Parish Auction: Picture
An annual fall fund raiser. Join the Committee and have fun with a project full of ideas and camaraderie. Your ideas can make a difference. Time-shares and air miles are great contributions - have any? An antique? Two tickets to a sporting event? 4-hours of home repair (electrical-carpentry-plumbing)? And etc. Ideas?
Call the Parish Office 775-5117.
Parish Fund Raising:
Would you like to Chair an event? Be a helper on a permanent committee?
Call the Parish Office 775-5117.
Twice yearly fund raisers to help the parish. Care to Chair an event?
Annual Golf Tournament Team:2001 Schedule
Volunteers organize our annual September Golf Tournment.
Contact Bob Craybus or Tom Makowski at 775-5117.
Every Tuesday night doors open at 5 pm for dinner and early-bird specials. Jackpot to $2000. $100 winners. We always need help - you can volunteer to work on the bingo Floor or the kitchen. This is a fun way to spend an evening.
Contact Shelly Hanna at 775-5117.
Parish Picnic Team:
Parish annual event consisting of food, games and prises for Parishioners of all ages. Held on the Church grounds, some pot-luck.
Contact Al and Mary Ann Mascia at 775-5117.
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