Stewardship of Time and Talent

Parish Ministries and Organizations

Do you see a need at St Patrick’s Parish that isn't being met?

Do you feel God calling you to start a new ministry?

We have a process to help you evaluate whether to move forward or not with a new ministry.

Pease print the attached packet, complete it and send C/O Business Manager at the Parish Office

St. Patrick's parish community supports and encourages "stewardship sharing" as a way of life, as a path for Christian Discipleship, and as an expression of our gratefulness to the Lord for God's many blessings and gifts.

There are four basic convictions that underscore the stewardship lifestyle:

We believe that the future of our parish community, and of our broader human community, will ultimately be determined by the quality of the "world's" stewardship commitment and sense of obligation to return something.

We invite you to consider more than one hundred ministries and organizations that make-up our parish family, and to discern where God is calling you to devote your personal gifts, time, and talent.  The opportunities to share your God-given skills, abilities, and personal talents are many.  Call or email Fr. Jim for a listing of parish ministries and organizations:  (847) 244-4161, or

(St. Patrick's is a member of the International Catholic Stewardship Council,

Please use this form to have your ministry information updated on the website

Care and Outreach Education and Formation
  St. Patrick’s School and related ministries
Soup Kitchen School of Religious Education and related ministries
Food Pantry    Vacation Bible School

Bereavement Ministry 

Seasons of Hope

Ministry of Care RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Alcoholics Anonymous Adult Faith Formation
Peru Family-to-Family Sponsorship Program Marriage Preparation
Parish Mission Journey to Piura, Peru Light Of The World (LOTW) Retreats
Jail Ministry Baptism Preparation
Narthex Basket Ministries Scripture Study
Sharing Parish St. Pat's CONNECT Youth Ministry
  Thursday Morning/Evening Bible Study
Annulment Support Ministry The Faithful Citizenship Ministry
Good Samaritan Fund  
Respect Life Ministry
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Sword of the Spirit Prayer Ministry
Parish Life

Liturgy and Worship

Knights of Columbus Music Ministry
Shamrocks    Voices of Praise Choir
Boy Scouting / Cub Scouting    Contemporary Choir
Girl Scouting    Children's Choir
Welcoming Committee    Music Camp
Parish Pastoral Council    Handbell Choirs
Finance Council    Praise Band
Parish Administration Eucharistic Adoration Ministry
St. Patrick School Sports Program Liturgy Praxis Committee
   Booster Club Clergy Liturgy Planning
Parish Picnic Altar Servers
POLOS (Parents of Little Ones at St. Pats), formerly St. Pat's Mom's Ministry Eucharistic Ministers