Ministries

Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our choir directors, Craig Carvalho at Holy Rosary Church (808) 959-3348 and Wendell Sagon at St. Theresa (808) 757-1510. Rehearsals for St. Theresa are Friday evenings, 5pm in the Church. Rehersals for Holy Rosary are Monday evenings, 6:30pm in the Church.

Pro-Life Rosary

Unite as a community praying the Rosary for the sanctity of all life from conception until natural death. Meditative hymns are sung, along with the recitation of the Rosary. No experience required. Mentors provided. Contact David DeCleene at (808) 959-4159.

Eucharistic Adoration

The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by parishioners who pray before the Lord Jesus present in the Monstrance.  At St. Theresa, Tuesday at 6:00pm.  At Holy Rosary, Thursday at 8:30am.

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish and school. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets. Contact Leslie DeRego at (808) 987-4182.

Offertory Counters

A volunteering group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about once a month. Contact the office at 968-6233.

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC are volunteers that are involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Theresa Parish.  Contact Ruth Statler at (808) 333-1807.

Senior Altar Server

Men and women who assist at Mass or Funeral Masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.  Contact the office at (808) 968-6233.

Usher

Volunteers who assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection. Call the office at (808) 968-6233.

Sacristan

Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass. 

Youth and Young Adults

Mission Statement is to provide a variety of involvement and education opportunities for all 9th -12th graders and their parents; To provide an atmosphere for the students to experience God and we will encourage them to participate in the life of the church and to exercise the components of the ministry.  Able to bring the youth into being responsible in participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic Church under the guidance of Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Theresa of Lisieux. Contact  Dana Caldeira at (808) 557-4143

 

Knight of Columbus, Men’s Group

Men of St. Theresa and Holy Rosary, Knights of Columbus is a wonderful opportunity for you to serve your Church! Knights of Columbus in East Hawaii, continues to grow. Become a part of this dynamic Catholic Men’s  Organization. Contact Charley Mapa at (808) 987-8713, for more information.

Wednesday Night Prayer Group

Contact Robin and Cookie Tavares at (808) 968-6700.

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy.  Must be Baptized and have received the Sacrament of 1st Holy Communion. Contact Ruth Statler (808) 333-1807 for Holy Rosary Church and Gavin Kaisen (808) 895-2143 for St. Theresa Church.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith and choosing Confirmed Catholic Godparents.  Contact the office at 968-6233 to schedule the Baptism and Class.

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.  Contact the office at 968-6233.

Fellowship Committee

Volunteers who coordinate social activities and gatherings of parishioners during the year.  Contact Priscilla Obado at (808) 225-9173.

Flowers and Grounds

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.  Contact the office at (808) 968-6233.

Greeters

Parish volunteers who warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass.  Contact the office at 968-6233.

Lector

Reader who proclaims the Scriptures at Mass and other services.  Contact Ruth Statler at Holy Rosary Church (808) 333-1807 and Roquita Kaisen at St. Theresa Church (808) 895-2067.

Liturgical Linen Service

Responsible for the preparation and care of the altar linens. This includes the washing and ironing of purificators, corporals, and altar linens.  Contact Roquita Kaisen at (808) 895-2067 for St. Theresa and Rose Sagucio at (808) 959-6475 or Trini Real at (808) 966-9412 for Holy Rosary.

RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.  Contact Charley Mapa at (808) 987-8713 for St. Theresa or Charles Souza at (808) 959-2168 for Holy Rosary.

 

 

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