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Parish Organizations

Parish / Service Organizations

 

Women’s Club

  • Service Projects for church and school
  • Social and recreational activities for both school and church  

 

Men’s Holy Name Society

  • Meets monthly
  • Social organizations that provides service
  • Run Parish Picnic, golf outings, food drive

 

The Catholic Children’s Book Club

  • Meets monthly
  • Opportunity for children to learn about saints and faith topics through Catholic books
  • Meets for the Christmas Novena

 

St. John Fisher Tip Toppers

  • Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month from 11am-3pm
  • Social organization for senior citizens

 

Pro Labore Dei

  • Provides opportunities to volunteer to help the need of the Robbins, IL community.

 

Fisher Fest

  • Run the parish wide fundraiser held in September
  • Organizes sales, rides, raffle tickets, and games
  • Organizes volunteers for the event   

 

Service Committee

  • Meets monthly
  • Provide service opportunities for people of all ages within parish
  • Looking for new members

 

Gardening Committee

  • Prepare the gardens around the church and school 

 

School / Student Organizations

 

Girl Scouts

  • Girls from kindergarten to 8th grade
  • Helps girls build character       

 

School Board

  • Formulate policy and work with the Pastor and principal to guide school
  • Open meetings
  • Interview to be on the School Board

 

Athletic Association

  • Meets monthly
  • Runs athletic programs for Fisher students to help them build character
  • www.sjfathletics.net (for more information)

 

Youth Ministry

  • Meets every Wednesday from 6:30-9pm
  • Social and service organization for teenagers/ high school students to grow in their faith
  • Opportunities for service: Kentucky mission trip, CRHP retreat

 

Family School Association

  • Service and social organization
  • Link between school and parish
  • Hosts events throughout year to raise money

 

Church Organizations

 

Lectors

  • Read the first and second Readings
  • On occasion, read the Prayer of the Faithful
  • Local training required & provided

 

Christian Faith Formation (CFF)

  • Meets certain Sunday mornings September thru May
  • Religious educational program to prepare 1st-8th graders for the sacraments

 

Music Ministry

  • Rehearsal: Thursdays from 7:30-9pm
  • Includes the Ensemble and Adult Choir
  • Provide music for the Mass

 

Baptismal Preparation

  • Educates parents and godparents with baptismal responsibilities      

 

Liturgy Environment

  • Prepares the church for liturgical events/ seasons
  • Meets and carries out ways to develop the physical environment for worship (flowers, fabrics, banners)

 

Sacristans

  • Prepare for the 4:00p.m., 10:00a.m. & 5:30p.m. weekend masses     

 

Ministers of Care

  • Visit and bring Communion to the homebound, those in nursing homes and those in hospitals
  • Must be a Eucharistic Minister

 

Eucharistic Ministers

  • Serve one time per month
  • Help distribute the Eucharistic at all masses
  • Local training required & provided     

 

Wake Committee

  • Provide prayer service at wakes and an honor guard for members of the Women’s Club
  • Members attend the wakes and funerals that they can 

 

Ushers

  • Church greeters
  • Take collections
  • Distribute bulletins     
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