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Parish Ministries

After Mass Socials

Coffee and Donuts: Who doesn't love a donut?

This is a fun ministry in which the entire family can be involved. We need lots of volunteers as we gather most Sundays following both the 8:00am and 10:30am Masses.


For more information or to volunteer for either of these ministries,
please contact Marisa  at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.
  • Funeral Reception

    The Concern Fellowship Committee provides a simple buffet luncheon for parishioners and their friends following the funeral of a loved one.

    Volunteer to help prepare a dish or provide hospitality during and after the luncheon.

    This ministry offers great comfort to grieving families and is a wonderful way to serve someone in your parish who is going through a difficult time.

    For more information or to be on our on-call list, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

  • Parish Socials

    We hold several parish social events throughout the year and need the help of many volunteers.

    Events include picnics, receptions, BBQ's and others.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

  • Prayer Shawl Knitting

    This multi-parish group of dedicated knitters has delivered many shawls to parishioners and friends.

    Each shawl provides comfort after a loss or in time of illness or recovery.

    For more information or to request a shawl, contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

  • Religious Education Catechist

    We need adults to teach Catholic faith, values, and traditions to the next generation of young Catholics. This is a rewarding experience where you can truly make a difference in our parish.

    Don't have time to lead a class? We can always use substitute teachers if that interests you.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

     

  • Right of Christian Initiation (RCIA)

    Parish members assist in the faith formation of individuals who are becoming Catholics. This is a great opportunity to mentor or sponsor someone who is interested in joining our Church and to grow in one's own faith.

    Classes meet Sundays at 9:30 am, September through Easter.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

  • Southside Vacation Bible School

    This is a joint offering of St. Augustine, Sacred Heart, St. Peter and Our Lady of Fatima Parishes.

    This one week program is from 9:00am - 12:00pm noon for children ages 4 through 5th grade. We gladly welcome 6th - 12th graders to serve as youth volunteers.

    The location of our VBS rotates among the parishes annually.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213, Sr. Margarite at 509-534-2227, Sue Harmon at sharmon@dioceseofspokane.org or 509-747-7972, or email the Spokane Southside Vacation Bible School at spokanesouthsidevbs@gmail.com.

     

    . Knights of Columbus

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

     

    . Liturgical Environment

    The Liturgical Environment Ministry is called to serve the parish in preparing an environment for worship that will invite the community to raise their hearts and minds to God in full, conscious and active participation. The goal is to care for all the elements of worship ensuring that the environment is appropriate, authentic, beautiful and accessible. The Liturgical Environment Team decorates the church to reflect both the liturgical season and the scriptural readings for the season.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

     

    . OLF Martha's

    Volunteers come and clean a specific section of the church each week. This committee is looking for new persons to help. Job descriptions and training are provided—no experience necessary, just come with a willing heart! Explore how little time is involved (Approximately 2 hours per month) and experience how the Lord blesses when we serve.

     

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

     

    . Meals on Wheels

    Meals on Wheels delivers hot, nutritious meals to elderly, disabled homebound seniors in Spokane. Our service helps preserve dignity and independence. We have seen an astounding  75% growth in need this year.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

     

    . Southside Food Bank

    We collect non-perishable food items each week that are then transported to our local food pantry. This food collection helps those in need that visit the food pantry. It would be so wonderful if each family could bring a food item to donate at Mass each week. Donations can be placed in our food basket.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.


    . Study of Scripture

    We meet Tuesdays at 7:00 pm to study the Bible.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.


    . Prayer Chain

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.


    . Guatemala Mission Committee

    We support the people education of the people of Guatemala. Please call us to know more about this beautiful ministry.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

     

    . Garden for the Poor

    We grow food at our campus to donate to the House of Charity and the poor.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

     

    . Homebound Eucharist

    When illness, whether chronic or continuous, makes it difficult or impossible to get to Church on a weekly basis then the ministers of Holy Communion in the parish will visit with the homebound person, bring them God’s Word, Holy Communion and the continuing presence of the community at Our Lady of the Fatima.

    For more information or to volunteer, please contact Marisa at mmcgavran@dioceseofspokane.org or call (509) 747-7213.

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