1730 W Guadalupe Rd
Mesa, AZ 85202 (Map)
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We, the Catholic Church of St. Timothy, trusting in the Holy Spirit and committed to the New Evangelization, seek to bring all people to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.

Liturgy

2017 Solemnities, Feast Days & Holy Days of Obligation
In addition to Sunday, Mass attendance is required on Holy Days of Obligation. The days to be observed as Holy Days of Obligation in the Latin Rite dioceses of the United States of America, in conformity with canon 1246, are as follows:



Please note: Whenever January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, or August 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption, or November 1, the Solemnity of All Saints, falls on a Saturday or a Monday, the precept to attend Mass is abrogated. Please mark your calendar with each of these dates to be sure and join us—as it is our obligation and our privilege to celebrate the Holy Mass on these days. Holy Days appear on the parish calendar and in the bulletin.
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MASS CAPTAIN:
Oversee all elements of preparing for Liturgy.

Responsibilities: 1) Assure that all details of Mass are taken care of from checklist.  2) Start the precession at the beginning of Mass.  3) Work in collaboration with the EM Captains, Ushers, etc.....

Qualifications: Must be registered at St. Timothy's, Must be fully initiated Catholic, Must be an EM (Eucharistic Minister) for at least 1 year.

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EM CAPTAIN:

Assist the Mass Captain in the preparation of the Liturgy.

Qualifications: Must be registered at St. Timothy's, Must be fully initiated Catholic, Must be flexible to serve at any Mass time.

Responsibilities: 1) To obtain a current schedule at all times. 2) Serve you assigned date and time. 3) Arrive 45 minutes prior to Mass starting. 4) Follow all procedures.

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EM:
The role of an EM (Extraordinary Minister of Communion) is to assist the priest with the distribution of Holy Communion.

Responsibilities:  1) Serve communion as trained.  2) Dress appropriately to the issued dress code.  3)Arrive and check in 15 minutes prior to the start of Mass.  4) Work under the direction of the Liturgy Coordinator.  5) Must be 18 years or older.

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ALTAR SERVER:
The role of the altar server is to assist the Priests and Deacons during the Liturgy of the Mass.

Qualifications:  4th-12 Grade, you must be flexible to serve at any scheduled Mass time.

Responsibilities:  1) Serve your assigned date and time.  2) Dress appropriately as described in the dress code.  3) Follow all trained procedures.  4) Notify a liturgy staff member of any information or schedule changes.

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MINISTERS OF COMMUNION:
The role of this minster is to bring Holy Communion to those who are homebound due to illness or other factors.

Qualifications: 1) Have the desire to serve the homebound.  2) Be trained as a Minister of Communion at St. Timothy's.  3) Be fully initiated Catholic.

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LECTOR CAPTAIN:
Assists the Lectors in proclaiming God's word to the community.

Qualifications: Must be fully iniated Catholic, Must be a registered parishioner at St. Timothy's Church.

Responsibilities: 1) To obtain a current schedule.  2) Serve your assigned date and time.  3) Check in with Mass Captain.  4) Arrive 35 minutes prior to the start of Mass.

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LECTOR:
The minister of Lector calls us to be living servants of the Living Word of God, as we proclaim the scripture readings at the Liturgy.

Qualifications: 18 years old or older for Weekend Masses and Weekday Masses, 6th Grade - 8th Grade for the EDGE Mass, 9th Grade-12th Grade for the LIFETEEN Mass.

Responsibilities:  1) Proclaim, not perform, God's Word.  2) To obtain a current schedule.  3) Prepare at least 1 week in advance.  4) Follow only trained procedures.

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USHER:
The Usher minister offers hospitality to the community as they enter into the celebration of Mass.  Ushers also assist with the flow of the liturgy during Holy Communion.

Qualifications: 9th Grade to Adult, Must be able to give direction to the community in a hospitable way, Must be trained as an Usher at St. Timothy's.

Responsibilities: 1) Dress appropriately.  2) Sign-in 20 minutes prior to the start of Mass.

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HOSPITALITY:
The Hospitality Ministry welcomes and serves those who gather to celebrate the Liturgy.

Qualifications: 9th Grade - Adult, friendly and hospitable.

Responsibility: 1) To minister to the community through hospitality.  2) Arrive and sign in 20 minutes prior to the beginning of Mass.  3) Refill song sheets and bulletins.  4) Open church doors at the beginning of the closing song.

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DEAF MINISTRY:
The Deaf Ministry provides interpretive signing for the hearing impaired during the Mass.

Responsibilities: 1) You must be able to serve the 10am Mass.  2) You must be trained as an interpreter at St. Timothy's.  3) Serve your assigned date and time.  4) Prepare at least 12 week prior.  5) Follow on trained procedures.
LINEN:
The Linen ministry assists in the preparation of supplies needed for the liturgy.

Responsibilities:  1) To purify, wash, dry, iron and fold the linens used for Liturgy.  2) Pick up linens on the Monday of the scheduled week.  3) Return Linens by the Wednesday of the scheduled week.

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ART & ENVIRONMENT:
The Art & Environment Ministry serves the community by creating a worship environment which draws them closer to Christ.

Responsibilities:  1) Assist in the preparation of decorations and structures.  2) Assist with the setup of environment for the liturgies.  3) Assist with the take down of the environments.  4) Work under the direction of the Liturgy Coordinator.

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SOUND / VIDEO:
These ministries provide the technical support for the Mass.
HEALTH CARE:
To provide as needed medical assistance/assessment to those gathered during Mass.

Qualifications:  Must be 18 years of age, a licensed health care professional (MD, DO, RN, etc...), current in CPR and first aid.

Responsibilities:  1) Contact 911 as needed.  2) First aid care record (paperwork).  3) Serve your assigned date and time.

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APOSTOLIC TEAM:
This ministry assists the families of St. Timothy's by providing support during times of need; in the form of food, funeral receptions and prayer. All parishioners are welcome to help.

Qualifications:  Must be 18 years of age, have Diocesan driver form on-file with Parish office.

Responsibilities:  1)provide food for funeral receptions; and/or 2)provide meals to homebound parishioners.
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GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT (BEFRIENDERS):

This ministry assists members of our Parish who are struggling with a life situation that could be the result of the loss of a family member or friend.  It may also be associated with divorce, caring for elderly parent, parenting, etc.. This ministry aides our parishioners by providing a listening presence in their difficult time.

Qualifications:  Must be 18 years of age, SET trained and current; have Diocesan driver form on-file with Parish office, and complete BeFriender training (5-week program).

Responsibilities:  1)provide listening presence, one-on-one with parishioners; 2)attend regular meetings with other BeFrienders for support.

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