Parish Mandated Organizations

 Apostleship of Prayer

The APOSTLESHIP OF PRAYER (AP) is a universal union of men and women who have special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The mission of the AP is to encourage all people to offer themselves daily to God and to pray for the intentions of our Holy Father, Pope Francis. The AP is the Pope’s own prayer group. Pope John Paul II wrote in 1985, the AP is “a precious treasure from the Pope’s heart and the Heart of Christ.”

 

Catholic Women’s League

The CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE (CWL) is an organization of women whose motto is: “Charity, Work, and Loyalty,” for which the CWL insignia stands. The mission of CWL is to promote Christian values in families and the community at large.

 

Daughters of Mary Immaculate International

The DAUGHTERS OF MARY IMMACULATE INTERNATIONAL (DMII) is an association of Catholic women pledged to the service of God and country. It gives aid and extends apostolic work wherever it may establish itself under its Constitution and By-laws.

 

Knights of Columbus

The KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS  (KC) is an organization of Catholic men who, together with their families, derive a great sense of satisfaction from being able to develop lasting friendships with one other while helping the less fortunate.

 

Legion of Mary

The LEGION OF MARY (LOM) is a lay apostolic association of Catholics who, with the sanction of the Church and under the powerful leadership of Mary Immaculate, Mediatrix of All Graces, serve the Church and their neighbor on a voluntary basis.

 

Mother Butler Guild

The MOTHER BUTLER GUILD (MBG) is an organization of Catholic lay women founded to be “servants of Jesus, our Servant-God, handmaids of the Eucharist and housekeepers of the Lord” with the mission to provide for the requirements during Holy Masses and other liturgical celebrations such as the priests’ vestments, linen, sacred vessels, hosts and wine and to maintain the cleanliness and beautification of the parish church as a means for their sanctification.

 

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