Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMC)

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMC) are lay faithful who are answering the call to help distribute communion at Masses.

Contact Terry Street
Phone 410-848-2842
Email terryst2@verizon.net


Welcome people to worship, seat the parishioners, receive the monetary offerings during collections at Mass, direct Communion to those physically challenged and unable to come forward to receive Eucharist, organize the Communion lines, and distribute bulletins.

Contact Bill Adams
Email golf4funenator@gmail.com

Music Ministry

Singers and instrumentalists are always needed to support our congregation in praise and worship through song as well as in outreach and evangelization. Various musical groups serve our parish at Mass, funerals, weddings, and other liturgies!

Contact Regina McCurdy
Phone 410-861-5556
Email rmccurdy816@yahoo.com

Sponsor Couples

Engaged couples meet with and are prepared by a trained married couple at mutually- agreed-upon times. Married couples desiring to assist in this program are asked to contact one of the priests through the parish office.

Contact Parish Center
Phone 410-848-4744
Email info@sjwest.org

Pre-Cana Classes

Offered semi-annually on a Friday evening and Saturday in a classroom format on the St. John Parish campus.

Contact Rosalie Seeley
Email Rosalie.seeley@verizon.net

Marriage Preparation

The parish supports engaged couples by providing marriage preparation courses assisting them in building a loving, lasting marriage. The parish offers a choice of programs to prepare couples for marriage. Each is organized by trained and certified married couples and clergy staff to help the couples grow in the understanding of marriage as a sacrament of God’s covenant love.

Contact Rosalie Seeley
Phone 410-848-2884
Email rosalie.seeley@verizon.net


Proclaim the Word of God at all Masses—weekends, weekdays and Holydays.  Training is required.

Contact Rob Nestorick
Phone 410-363-4812
Email rnestorick@verizon.net

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion

Share Jesus in the Eucharist with the community. A great number of these ministers not only distribute Communion at weekend Masses. Call the parish office to express your desire to be considered for this privilege. Training is provided.

Contact Terry Street
Phone 410-848-2842
Email terryst2@verizon.net

Infant Baptism Ministry

Disciples in this ministry set up for baptisms, assist the deacons and priests and help with baptism prep classes. The sacrament of baptism is administered at 10:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month for Spanish-speaking families, and on the second and fourth Saturdays for English-speaking families.

Contact Katelyn Mazzochette
Email mazzochette@gmail.com

Altar Servers

A ministry for boys and girls, in 4th grade or higher, to serve the Lord by assisting at Masses. Training is required.  We also have an advanced program to allow boys grades nine and higher, to explore vocations, while serving in an Altar Server leadership role.

Contact Jimmy Diggs
Phone 410-302-3312
Email diggsit413@gmail.com