Lay ministers who distribute the Eucharist during Mass
Proclaimers of the Word:
Lay ministers who proclaim the Readings and the Prayer of the Faithful.
The Eucharistic Ministers & Proclaimers Schedule is done by Lynne Gautreau if you have any questions you can reach her at 508-989-8067 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to serve a particular Mass, it is your responsibility to find a replacement. Refer to your schedule for names and phone numbers.
ALTAR SERVERS: Those who assist the celebrant with Mass and other liturgical celebrations! For schedule and more, please click the ALTAR SERVER PAGE UNDER FAITH FORMATION
St. Joseph's Adult Choir meets on Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8pm
New members are most welcome.
The ability to read music is not a requirement
but is helpful.
Ms. Ruth Monty, Music Director
St. Joseph’s Parish
Ruth Monty has been a professional keyboard player, vocalist, and music educator for over 30 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, IL., a Masters of Education in Music Education from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA., and is a certified public school Music Teacher in Massachusetts. Currently, she teaches private lessons at Debra Perry’s Vocal Development Studio
in New Bedford.
Since 1985, Ms. Monty has served as a Cantor, Organist, and Organist/Choir Director for several churches and parishes, and most recently served as an Organist/Choir Director at St. Joseph/St. Therese Parish in New Bedford. Previously, she served as an Organist/Choir Director at St. Patrick in Wareham, a Cantor and Organist at St. Margaret/St. Mary in Buzzards Bay, and an Organist/Choir Director at the Congregational Church in Wareham.
Ruth is looking forward to celebrating Mass with you!