Saint Ita Parish Ministries
Divine Mercy Committee: Spreads devotion to the Divine Mercy as revealed to Saint Faustina through regular parish recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet, Eucharistic Adoration and devotions.
Saint Clare Altar Society: Cares for the Church’s art and environment, sacristy, altar linens, baptismal gowns and vestments.
Secular Franciscan Order: Founded by Saint Francis of Assisi, this branch of the Franciscan Order allows people to live Franciscan spirituality in their daily lives.
Legion of Mary: A lay association of the faithful who combine a devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and prayer with apostolic activity in the parish.
Special Events Committee: Promotes fellowship and stewardship by coordinating parish events such as The Tastes of Summer, the Fall Chili Cook-off, the Annual Spaghetti Dinner and the Fashion Show.
Tastes of Summer Committee: Plans and orchestrates all the elements of the annual summer fundraising event – from set-up, to food booths, to entertainment, to take-down.
Animas Christi Youth Group: For youths aged 12-17, Animas Christi offers fellowship, faith and fun in a relaxed setting after our Religious Education classes.
Saint Ita Parish Young Adult Group: For young adults interested in fellowship and spirituality through social gatherings, service projects and faith formation.
Saint Joseph the Worker Guild: For people of all skill levels who are interested in helping to maintain the parish grounds and facilities
Knights of Columbus
Cultural Groups: Saint Ita’s rich diversity is reflected in groups such as Asociación de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre, the Filipino Committee, Las Guadulapanas, and the Nigerian Committee.
Human Concerns Committee: The parish’s primary outreach to those in need by conducting clothing, food and blood drives and service to new immigrants and refugees.
Ministers of Care: Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion who bring Our Lord to nursing homes, the sick and the homebound.
New Day Grief Support Group: Meets monthly to assist grieving people through support and prayer.
Respect Life Committee
Catechesis and Education:
Catechesis Committee: Coordinates Parish catechetical events such as movie nights, book club, featured speakers and the Saturday Night with the Saints film series.
Religious Education: Our 200+ student religious education program is always in need of catechists, support staff and teachers’ aides. Help form tomorrow’s leaders of the Church.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): Be part of the team that welcomes and catechizes adult converts to the faith.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word: Introduce our children to Sacred Scriptures during the 10:30 and 12:30 Sunday Masses. See the Bible through the eyes of the young.
Bible Study: Be part of our parish Bible study, which combines reading, DVD presentation and small group discussions. Allow the Word of God to change your life.
Liturgy and Worship:
Music Ministry: Saint Ita is blessed with a rich musical tradition in its life of worship with several choirs and dedicated cantors. We welcome new singers and instrumentalists for our ensembles:
Children’s Choir/Coro de Ninos
Saturday 5:30pm Mass Ensemble
Spanish Mass Ensemble
Liturgical Ministries: Saint Ita’s has 15 Masses a week and we always welcome liturgical ministers, such as
Extraordinary Ministers of Communion
Ushers and Greeters
St. Tarcisius Altar Servers' Guild