Ministries (L-Z)

  • Ladies' Prayer Group

    The 4th Thursday of the month:  7-8 PM in the EHST Room
    Come as you are and join us with Mother Mary in our first Women’s Prayer Group meeting at St. Columbkill Parish. Who better to teach us than the Blessed Mother! We will meet on the Fourth Thursday of the month from 7-8 PM. We will have light refreshments from 8-8:30 PM if you would like to stay for some socializing (though not required).
    This is for you if you want to deepen your friendship with our Lord. This group will offer you:
    s opportunities to learn new ways to pray
    s ways to read and learn more about Scripture
    s ways to grow in your Gifts of the Holy Spirit
    s opportunities to ask questions about your faith and get answers
    s opportunities to make more friends in our faith community
    At our first meeting we will pray together, discuss what you want to get out of our meetings, and enjoy a light snack and beverage. If you have any questions please email or call:
    Deb Harris at    215-740-2934
    Lori Psota at    484-919-8629 
    Michelle White at    610-468-7112

    Lectors proclaim the Word of God at our liturgies. Effective lectors should understand, feel, and project the mood and message of the passage. Join us if you feel called to be a proclaimer of God's Word!

    Contact Jean Schlegel

  • Liturgical Linen's Ministry

    We need clean linens and purificators for our liturgies. Those willing to help with this ministry are most welcome!

    Contact: Nikki Rinehimer


  • Medjugorje Prayer Group

    Our Lady still calls us to prayer and right now the world needs our prayer more than ever!  Sue Fryer and Megan Repko are leading a Medjugorje prayer group.  The purpose of this group is to learn more about Our Lady of Medjugorje and her messages and pray for her intentions as well as the healing of our church, our nation, and the world.
    To learn more about Our Blessed Mother and the messages she has been giving us for 40+ years, we are reading My Heart Will Triumph by Mirjana Soldo.
    We meet on Saturdays at 3 pm (the Hour of Mercy) in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Room.   Please email
    Mailto: Megan Repko or Sue Fryer if you are interested so that we know to expect you!

  • Men's Bible Study

    Men's Monthly Bible Study - first Tuesday of every month from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. in IONA Hall (behind the EHST room) to reflect on the upcoming Sunday scripture readings

  • Men's Prayer Group

    Into the Breach Coffee Hour - first Saturday of every month from 7:30 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. in Quinn Hall (coffee and donuts provided). "Into the Breach" is a Catholic Men's study program that focuses on what it means to be and live the life of a Catholic man in today's world.
  • Music Ministry

    Michael Repko is our Director of Music Ministry and our principal organist. Our music ministries include the parish organists, cantors, Adult Choir, Children's Choir, and Emmanuel Music Ministry. 
    Contact Michael Repko at:


    Our contemporary music ministry, Emmanuel, leads us in song for our 10 a.m. Mass on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Sunday of the month from the 3rd Sunday of September through Pentecost.  Emmanuel practices  Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in Church. New members are always welcome.
    Contact: Kathy Herber at 610-944-6406 or email at:


  • RCIA ~ Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

    The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the program whereby interested adults take an in-depth look at the Catholic Church and decide to become fully initiated into our Catholic Faith by receiving the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation. 

    This program begins in October and concludes after Easter. The RCIA Team works closely in presenting this program.  If you want to be on a team that welcomes people into our Roman Catholic Faith...THIS TEAM IS FOR YOU!  

    Contact Margaret Chovanes at 610-845-2600 to join this awesome team! Or email Margaret

  • R.C.I.C. Ministry Team

    The Rite of Christian Initiation of Children (RCIC) is the program whereby children who were not baptized at birth receive instructions appropriate for Baptism. Children who have not received sacraments appropriate for their age groups are instructed in sacraments. Once the children have passed through this program they continue on with their regular Religious Education Classes.

    Contact Elizabeth Roberge at 610-367-2371 or email:


  • Religious Education Catechist

    Our parish provides formal religious education from Kindergarten to 8th grade. You are encouraged to take advantage of these programs in your role as a Catholic adult.  The Church needs you to evangelize to our young Catholic children and teens. Resources & Training are provided. A tuition waiver is provided..  

    To join our team of Religious Education Catechists contact: 
    Elizabeth Roberge at 610-367-2371 or email her at:


  • Respect Life Ministry

    This Ministry is part of the Human Concerns Committee but extends beyond it. This Ministry is concerned with the entire scope of life issues from conception to death and works to keep these issues in front of our entire parish.

    Contact Candee Holzman at 484-431-2085 or email her at:


  • Shawl Ministry

    The Shawl Ministry was started by Janet Bristow and Victoria Galo in 1997. The shawls are knitted by church members and given to someone in need of comfort and prayers. As the shawl is made, prayers are said for the recipient.

    To join this amazing ministry contact: 
    Judy Fontana - leave a message at the parish office

  • Ushers Guild Ministry

     Our ushers assist at all weekend and holy day liturgies. Vital to the smooth celebration of the liturgy, some of theduties include:

    • Offering a friendly welcome to all.
    • Provide assistance in seating.
    • Offering assistance to disabled congregants.
    • Taking up the collections.
    • Performing other duties as needed.

    Additional ushers are always welcome, no experience is necessary and the ministry is open to any parishioner.Consider becoming a member of this fulfilling ministry today!Contact: Joe Richardson at ushers@stcolumbkill.or or 610-367-8195

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