Ministries

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Christ has no body now on earth but ours;
Our hands are to be his hands,
our feet are to be his feet, our eyes are now his eyes.
Christ has no body now on earth but ours.
Christ has no voice now on earth but ours.
 
Our call as Christians is not only to receive the Bread of Life, but to become one -becoming love in action of Jesus for this world. Just as Jesus gives himself to us in the Eucharist, we give ourselves to others as offering and sacrifice to God. Jesus outlined His mission for each of us:
 
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For I was hungry and you gave me some
thing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me,  I was sick and you looked after me,  I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ (Matthew 25: 35)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ministries of Ascension & St. Francis 
 
Advisory Committees to the Pastor
  • Ascension Finance Council (Dave Dubreuil)
  • St. Francis Finance Council (James Abadie)
  • Cluster Pastoral Council (Doug Schexnayder)
  • Ascension Maintenance Committee (Marvin Gros)
  • Hands of Jesus Committee (Sandra Mistretta)
 
Social Responsibility Ministries
The Hands of Jesus Committee assists in some of the coordination and communication between several social responsibility ministries of our cluster parishes.
 
A. Ministry to the Homebound
  • Nursing Home Ministry
  • Eucharistic ministers for Homebound
B. Ministry to the Bereaved
  • Meal Preparation
  • Offering support through telephone calls visits
  • Prayer Blanket Ministry (Dee Lemann)
C. Ministry to the Poor
  • Daughters of Charity Thrift Store (Betty Porrier)
  • Emergency Utility Assistance (Susan Jumonville)
  • Christmas Giving Tree (Rosemary)
  • Thanksgiving Baskets (Vicki Hoormann)
  • Summer Camp for the Underprivileged
D. Prayer Line
  • Telephone Prayer Line (Becky Allen)
E. Prison Ministry
  • Eucharistic Ministry to Angola
  • Ministry to Ascension Prison: Prayer group for women prisoners (Sandra Mistretta)