Upcoming Events

Sat 24

First Communion Jesus Day

April 24 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 24

Reconciliation -Korab Hall

April 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
May 01

Reconciliation -Korab Hall

May 1 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
May 02

1st Communion Ceremony @ 11 a.m. Mass

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 03

PSR – May Crowning & Awards

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
May 08

Reconciliation -Korab Hall

May 8 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
May 09

1st Communion Ceremony

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 15

Reconciliation -Korab Hall

May 15 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
May 22

Reconciliation -Korab Hall

May 22 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
May 29

Reconciliation -Korab Hall

May 29 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm


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Liturgical Ministries


LECTOR: Lectors proclaim the Word of God.  Men, women and children serve in this ministry by proclaiming the scriptures to the assembly during Mass or other liturgies.  An ideal lector is one who has a strong, clear speaking voice, who has a love for the scriptures, and who is eager to grow in an understanding of the Word of God.  A brief training period is required.

download the latest schedule 

download letter Lector letter Lector letter 1.19.2018

download latest spreadsheetLector Spreadsheet 1.25.2018 (1)

Contact:  Richard Strekal at strichardsem@aol.com

Communion Ministers: (Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion). Communion Ministers assist in the distribution of the Eucharist at Liturgy and also take Communion to nursing home residents and homebound parishioners.

Download latest schedule EM 2020 Mar-Aug
Contact: Richard Strekal Contact Rectory at 440-777-5050


Greeters: This ministry is open to men and women and families of the parish.  They greet people at all weekend liturgies.

Download the schedule Greeter Schedule 2019

Contact:  Dennis Richnasky – Please call rectory at 440-777-5050



Ushers: The ushers ask a family to take up the gifts at the Offertory Procession.  They are responsible for taking up the collection and directing people at Communion.  As people leave church, they distribute bulletins.

Contact: Dennis Richnasky or Jim Tobin by leaving a message at the office 440-777-5050


Altar Servers: This ministry is open to the youth and adults of the parish beginning in fourth grade. They assist the priest at the altar during Mass.


Contact:  Kathy Huber 440-777-5050


Funeral Servers: Adults assist at the altar for funeral services.  This ministry is open to all men and women of the parish.

Contact:  Judy Moracz 440-779-7529


Ministers of Music: Music ministers lead the assembly in the singing of the liturgy.  New members are always welcome.  Interested parishioners are invited to contact the Director of Music to participate in Music Ministry.

Contact:  Tom Czajkowski   440-777-5050

Ministers of music include the following:

Cantors: Cantors proclaim the Responsorial Psalm, the Gospel Alleluia, and lead the assembly in song.  Anyone wishing to serve as a cantor should contact Thomas Czajkowski, Saint Richard Music Director, before or after any weekend mass.

Adult Choir: The Adult Choir leads the singing at Sunday Mass (currently 9:00 a.m.)   They provide prelude, interlude and postlude selections.  The choir sings for special feasts such as the Easter, Triduum, Christmas, Confirmation, First Holy Communion, etc.   Rehearsals are at 7:30p.m. on Thursday evenings.  There are no summer rehearsals.  Formal vocal experience is not required.  Please contact Tom Czajkowski, St. Richard Music Director, before or after any weekend mass.

Funeral Choir: The funeral choir is open to all parishioners.  It  is not necessary to be a member of the adult choir.  The members are called when they are needed to sing for a funeral.