Worship

See also Sacraments

Adult Choir – contact:  Molly Mahoney, 215-991-0801

The traditional adult choir sings at the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays and for special liturgies throughout the year. The choir rehearses on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to join, including high school students interested in learning the choral repertoire. It is helpful, but not required, to have experience reading music and/or prior choral experience.

Altar Servers – contact:  Jeanne Kyle, 215-572-0128

This service is open to all children in grades 6 to 8, whether in Catholic school, PREP (Parish Religious Education Program for Children), or home school.

Altar Society – contact:  Agnes DiLanzo

These volunteers from the parish give one hour a week to take care of the altar linens, vestments, and cleaning the sanctuary.

CYO Choir

This choir consists of musicians and singers who are members of the parish Catholic Youth Organization and who assist at the 9:30 a.m. Mass on the first Sunday of the month.

Eucharistic Adoration – contact:  Cynthia Fackler or Mary Lou Smart

The parish has Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Tuesdays. In the summer Exposition is in the air-conditioned Chapel House, 2330 Fairhill Avenue. Parishioners may sign up for their regular adoration times.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion – contact:  Jeanne Kyle, 215-572-0128, or Tina Dean, 215-572-0128

Ministers assist the parish priests with distribution of Holy Communion at Masses and on Sundays some also bring the Eucharist to those who are homebound or patients at Abington Memorial Hospital

Guitar Group – contact:  Lorrie Szuch

These are the musicians and singers who assist at the 9:30 a.m. Mass.

Lectors – contact:  Jeanne Kyle, 215-572-0128

These are readers of the Sacred Scripture at Masses and other liturgies.

Liturgy Team – contact:  Jeanne Kyle, 215-572-0128, or Dianne Ryan

This team studies and evaluates liturgies, plans special liturgies, and works to educate parish about liturgy.

Music Ministry – contact:  Molly Mahoney, 215-991-0801

All members of the assembly are a part of the music ministry since music, especially congregational singing, is an important part of the liturgy. Special music ministries include: cantors, choir, organists, other instrumentalists, music director, and require different levels of experience and time commitment.

Sodality and Miraculous Medal Novena Devotions – contact:  Teresa Duff or Marie Winstanley

These devotions are held in the church on Tuesday mornings at 9:00 a.m. from October to May for the novena and devotions in honor of the Blessed Mother.

Ushers – contact:  Pete Wilson

Ushers help with seating, the collection, and good order at all Sunday Masses and special liturgies.

We have not included telephone numbers of parishioners, other than staff members.  St. Luke parishioners may consult their Parish Guidebook & Directory for contact information. Others may contact the parish office, 215-572-0128.