COMMUNITY AND SERVICE
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In an effort to build up our parish community, our local community and beyond, these groups and committees provide many services and events for our parish members as well as numerous opportunities to serve others.
Advent Giving Tree
The members of this ministry help collect, organize and distribute Christmas gifts to the needy within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. They help bring joy to many on Christmas Day!
Bereavement Ministry and Funerals
Marlene Funk, email@example.com
We’re here to help you during this difficult time. Our clergy, staff and members of our Bereavement Ministry will work with you to plan your loved one’s funeral mass and answer any questions related to preparing for funerals and options available in funeral planning.
Central Bucks County Christian Ministerium
Paul Ochadlick, firstname.lastname@example.org
This ecumenical group of local churches including Baptist, Catholic, Episcopal, United Church of Christ, Independent and other denominations combine efforts to support and help a local charity.
Dinner for Eight
Dinner for Eight is held four times a year and it provides adult parishioners an opportunity to socialize. Each participant hosts one dinner for eight guests once a year.
Face to Face
Jeanne Reiche, email@example.com
Face to Face is a non-profit organization that assists struggling families, individuals and the homeless in Germantown, PA. OLG ministry members participate in projects and opportunities to serve those in need.
Sean McArdle, firstname.lastname@example.org
One way we fulfill our parish mission is by assisting a parish and Catholic school in Haiti with donations, mission trips and more.
Health and Wellness
This is a group of parish healthcare professionals and nonprofessionals with a desire to promote health and wellness to our community and beyond. They provide practical assistance to people in need, education on health matters, companionship to the homebound, coordinate food drives and much more.
The Hospitality ministry organizes gatherings with refreshments after Mass several times each year.
Today, the Knights of Columbus represent the largest Catholic lay organization of men. The OLG Council was formed in 2012 and all Catholic men over the age of 18 are invited to join.
Ladies of OLG
Cathy Drew, email@example.com
All women of the parish are invited to social, spiritual and educational activities that will inspire fellowship and friendship.
OLG 55+ Club
All parish members age 55 and older are welcome to attend our monthly meetings. This club participates in service projects, as well as organizing many trips and social events.
Pediatric Specialty Care Ministry
Helene Haus, Helenehaus@comcast.net
Are you able to spend some time with medically fragile and technology dependent children from Infant to age 21? If so, the Pediatric Specialty Care center is looking for adult volunteers to sing a song, read a book, play, talk, keep the children company or just hold a hand. We need volunteers who can visit for one hour once a week or once a month.
If you knit or crochet (or would like to learn), you can join this group that gather to make prayer shawls. Members pray for recipients and the shawls are blessed before being given away.
The goal of our Respect Life Committee is to promote the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death by prayer, education and support for crisis pregnancy homes and centers in Bucks County.
Karen Babik, firstname.lastname@example.org
This ministry seeks to create an awareness of the needs of our parishioners with disabilities and to identify ways to increase belonging and inclusion at OLG. We welcome members with disabilities, their caregivers, and anyone who feels called to help widen the welcome and the support of our members with any disability at any age. We strive to increase their participation at Mass and at all opportunities for community at OLG.
Bob and Louise Silberg, email@example.com
The Social Committee is part of the Parish Pastoral Council. This group plans events throughout the year for parish fellowship and fundraising. Previous events include golf outings, Beef and Beers, concerts and more. New volunteers and ideas are welcome.
Rich Davies, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Squires Circle is a youth organization of the Knights of Columbus. Christian males (age 10-18) participate in charity, service and social events.
Katie Mullen, email@example.com
This committee reaches out to new parishioners and welcomes them to OLG.