The Acolytes are men and boys who are trained to serve
before the Lord in His sanctuary, assisting the clergy in their
ministrations, assisting the congregation in its worship, and adding
dignity and majesty to Divine Service.
The Altar Guild is the group of ladies that prepares the sanctuary
for each service and cleans up afterward, thus ensuring that the
spiritual work of the Cathedral can run smoothly. For more information, contact Altar Guild Director Lina El Bawab.
"Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old,
he will not depart from it." (Proverbs 22:6) Youth are the next generation of disciples of Christ.
Through Sunday Schoo and other activities
involving education, prayer, service, and fellowship, the youth
of middle school through college age are training to take the baton
of the Faith from their elders and run a good race. For more information, contact Youth Director John
The Choir sings hymns, antiphons, anthems, and other music,
before the Altar of God, both to praise Him and to lead and enrich
the worship of the congregation. The Choir is open to both
men and women of high-school age and up, and prior musical knowledge
is not required. For more information, contact Choir Director Julie
The Flower Guild provides pleasing flower arrangements for the regular
beautification of the Altar, and coordinates the decoration of the
church for Holy Days and special occasions. For more information, contact Flower Guild Directress Jeanie
Franciscan Fellowship of the Sacred Heart
The Fellowship of the Sacred Heart is a traditional Franciscan family
of friars, sisters of the First Order and Brothers and Sisters of
the Third Order Secular. Our Franciscan family is a family
of prayer, striving to follow in the footsteps of our Holy and Seraphic
Father, St. Francis. Our aim is to become walking examples of the
Holy Gospel with hearts aflame with the love of Christ for a broken
humanity. For more information, contact Sister
Mary Angela a.k.a. Anne Larsen
The women of the Cathedral look to St. Monica as their model: changing
the world through persistence in prayer. St. Monica's Guild
meets for study and fellowship, and supports Incarnation through
fundraising and community events. For more information, contact St. Monica's President, Shelly
Sisters in Christ
The mission of Sisters In Christ is to pledge herself to a lifelong
program of fervent prayer; constant aid to her clergy and parish;
service to the Lord; and a commitment to the spread of the Apostles'
teachings, the Breaking of Bread, and fellowship. (Acts 2:42-47) For more information, contact Jeanie
The Ushers are men who assist at Divine Service by minding the doors,
escorting the infirm, and other important duties outside the sanctuary. For more information, contact Joe Koehler.