Make a Difference!

Looking for a way to get more involved and to grow your faith?

Take advantage of more than 25 volunteering opportunities for all levels of commitment from preparing meals for the homebound to welcoming fellow parishioner to Mass.

There is something for everyone; where can you see yourself?

  • Aid For Friends

    Prepare meals for homebound and give back to the community.

    Contact Debby O'Keefe
    Aid For Friends
  • Altar Servers

    Assist the priest during Mass. Students from grades 6 through 8 are eligible to serve.

    Contact Eileen Amicone
    Altar Servers
  • Altar Society

    Wash and iron the church linens.

    Contact Mary B. Walsh
    Altar Society
  • Art & Enviornment

    Decorate the church for holidays, feasts, liturgical seasons, and events.

    Contact Donna Bruchs
    Art & Enviornment
  • Bereavement Liturgy Planning

    Meet with families to plan the funeral liturgy.

    Contact Parish Office
    Bereavement Liturgy Planning
  • Blood Drive

    Help with our bi-annual blood drives.

    Contact Dana Gryger
    Blood Drive
  • Bridge of Hope

    Be part of a team that provides friendship to a single mother.

    Contact Cheryl Miles
    Bridge of Hope
  • Children's Liturgy of the Word

    Join a team of adults and teens that helps first and third graders ear and experience the Sunday Gospel.

    Contact Kathryn Thomas
    Children's Liturgy of the Word
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

    Distribute Holy Communion at Mass and to homebound.

    Contact Bob Swift
    Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
  • Friends of Don Guanella

    Join a group that welcomes into the parish 18 intellectually/developmentally disabled men who live in three-group homes in Downingtown.

    Contact Kevin Barr
    Friends of Don Guanella
  • Good Works Partner Churches

    Help homeowners make their homes warmer, safer, and more dry.

    Contact Becky Kopec
    Good Works Partner Churches
  • Greeters

    Welcome people before Mass and hand out bulletins after Mass.

    Contact Melinda Azat
  • Grief Support Group

    Be part of a team that facilitates a 6-week grief support program.

    Contact Deacon Jim Bogdan
    Grief Support Group
  • HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday)

    Drive parishioners to doctor appointments, the grocery store, the pharmacy, and other necessary errands.

    Contact Helen Lyons
    HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday)
  • Hospice Casserole Makers

    Make casseroles that women and children who are in crisis situations. Drivers are also needed once a month.

    Contact Gail Hoekzema
    Hospice Casserole Makers
  • Hospitality Committee

    Help bake, create centerpieces, and set up/clean up for events.

    Contact Pat Wishing
    Hospitality Committee
  • Joseph's People

    Help this non-profit dedicated to offering support, guidance, and job counseling services to the unemployed. Visit the Joseph's People webpage at www.josephspeople.org.

    Contact Cheryl Spaulding
    Joseph's People
  • Knights of Columbus

    Be a part of a fraternal society dedicated to charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism.

    Contact John McCarraher
    Knights of Columbus
  • Lectors

    Proclaim the Word of God at Mass.

    Contact Chris Pfendner
  • Liturgical Music Ministries

    Be part of our Choir, Instrumental Group, Limen Christi, Schola, or Cantors.

    Contact Joanne Carroll
    Liturgical Music Ministries
  • Loaves & Fishes Project

    Drop off items to the food closet in church to benefit the Lord's Pantry in Downingtown.

    Contact Nancy Farrington
    Loaves & Fishes Project
  • Pre-Cana

    Join the team that helps engaged couples prepare of the sacrament of Matrimony.

    Contact Joan Robertson
  • Pre-Jordan

    Facilitate classes to prepare parents having a child baptized.

    Contact Joan Robertson
  • PREP (Parish Religious Education Program)

    Be a catechist!

    Contact Kathryn Thomas
    PREP (Parish Religious Education Program)
  • Project Linus

    Make blankets for the hospitalized children.

    Contact Shirley Miller
    Project Linus
  • Respect Life Committee

    Promote respect for life through education, prayer, and service.

    Contact Karen Martini
    Respect Life Committee
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul

    Join a team that meets with people in need and assists them in finding help.

    Contact Susan Lindsey
    Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Ushers

    Help with Communion lines, parishioner seating, taking up the collection, organizing the presentation of the gifts, and other logistics during Mass.

    Contact Ed Reid
  • VBA (Vacation Bible Adventure)

    Join a team that provides a program, K-7th, that features Bible lessons, games, music, crafts and snacks.

    Contact MaryAnn Korpics
    VBA (Vacation Bible Adventure)
  • Community Festival

    Our annual Community Festival is held each June. Information and updates can be found here

    Community Festival Website
    Community Festival

  • Jan18

    2019 March for Life

    The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring 2 buses to the March for Life on Jan. 18th. The buses will depart from the St. Joe's...
  • Jan20

    Basketball Free Throw Contest

    The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring its annual Basketball Free Throw contest on Sunday, January 20th after the 10:30 Mass.  Held in the school gym. ...
  • Feb9

    Safe Environment Training

    Safe Environment Training will be held at the PMC, located at the back of the school. To attend, please register at www.virtus.org.