Ministry Directory

Disciples in Motion

Disciples in Motion is a dance ministry where we put together pieces to enhance the worship experience to those around us. No dance experience is required and it’s open to anyone aged 9 years or older, both boys and girls.


Sacristans, under the direction of the Head Sacristan, prepare for liturgical celebrations. Sacristans arrange and prepare everything needed for the Mass.

Liturgy, Sunday Sacristans, Special Events, Holidays

This ministry assists the parish with the Sunday liturgy, sacristans, special events, and liturgical holidays. All of these events require additional help and volunteers.


The Columbiettes are an international organization of Catholic women founded in 1939 as auxiliaries to be affiliated with and support the Knights of Columbus. We are dedicated to service and action within our church and civic communities. We strongly focus on aiding the weak and helpless and promoting Catholic values.

The Columbiettes also promote fraternity and fun activities while serving God and country. St. Louis Columbiette Auxiliary 14730 was started in June of 2010. We meet once a month for a business meeting and have various activities during the year. We also support our Knights of Columbus in their programs. Women may join the Columbiettes if they are at least 18 years of age, and are a practicing Catholic.

Altar Linen Ministry

It is an honor and privilege to launder the linens used on the altar during Mass. Purificators are small pieces of linen used to wipe the Communion Cups. Every Monday morning three women (or men) pick up a bag containing approximately 40 purificators each.

They take them home, wash, iron and fold these purificators and return them to St. Louis by Thursday. You are on a schedule; and your turn comes up once every three months. If you like to wash and iron this ministry is for you!

Altar Server

The Altar Server Ministry offers boys and girls, 10 years of age and older, the chance to get closer to the Lord and to represent the community at liturgies.

Training on two Saturdays in September will equip you to perform this special function. Each altar server is assigned to one or two Masses each month.

Adult Choir

Our music ministry has a special invitation to anyone interested in joining our St. Louis adult choir.

No auditions, no music theory required, only a joy to serve God and glorify His name with music and songs. The Choir season September through May. All voice parts are welcome.

Church Decorations

The Liturgical Environment Ministry decorates the Church, the Chapel, the Family Center, and the adjacent areas for the liturgical seasons of the year. Responsibilities of the ministry range from coordinating the purchase of special decorations, and creating beautiful displays during Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter and all Liturgical Events.

Only a desire to beautify our church and grounds is needed to become a member of the Ministry. Training is provided and new ideas are welcome. Come join us creating exciting beautiful displays to glorify Our Lord.

Covenant Experience Weekend

The Covenant Experience is an opportunity for married couples to spend an intimate, romantic weekend together. By following the “Eleven Steps to a Better Marriage,” couples enrich their relationship with the Lord and one another while meeting other St. Louis families.

The weekend is held at St. Louis with participants returning home to sleep. Couples will be offered an optional small group follow up program.


As Liturgical Ministers, Lectors share their talents by presenting the Word of God daily, Sunday and at special liturgies of our parish. Lectors are chosen through audition, and read once a month on average.

They gather as a community at workshops and events designed to search the deeper meaning of God’s Word. Our goal is to proclaim the Word to those attending Mass in a manner of thanksgiving and praise to God for the gift of His Word.

Ministers of Communion

The ministers of Communion have a special role in serving God and the Faith Community of St. Louis. After completing a training program, candidates are commissioned by the Archdiocese of Miami to serve the parish family.

Eucharistic Ministers serve at Saturday and Sunday Masses, Holy Days of Obligation and on special occasions such as First Communion and Confirmation. Ministers are scheduled to serve at specific Masses where they assist the priest in distribution the Body and Blood of Christ.

The requirements to become a Eucharistic Minister are:

  • (1) to be registered in the parish for at least one year or have been actively involved in another ministry and
  • (2) be approved by the Pastor.
Music Ministry

Our St. Louis Music Ministry is a group of talented musicians dedicated to exalting God and helping the people of our parish worship and praise Him. The group helps celebrate all weekend liturgies, feast days, and special holy days through the year. If you are interested in becoming a part of this ministry, come for an audition. We are looking for drummers, guitarists, as well as bass players. Reading music is required.

For the glory of God, our St. Louis Music Ministry is a group of talented musicians dedicated to exalting God and helping the people of our parish worship and praise Him. The group helps celebrate all weekend liturgies, feast days, and special holy days through the year. If you are interested in becoming a part of this ministry, please contact Music Director, Juan Salazar.

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Ushers are men and women with a unique blend of love, compassion and friendliness in service to the community. They greet members of the congregation as they arrive for services; provide assistance during the Mass by gathering the collection; assist with the flow of people during Communion; handle all situations that may occur during the service, and hand out the bulletin and any other literature being distributed at the end of Mass.

Being an usher at Saint Louis offers an opportunity for you to be the face, hands and smile of Jesus to your brothers and sisters in an exceptional and fulfilling way. You become the gateway through which people enter into sacramental worship.

Celebraciones de las Santas Patronas

Este grupo coordina la celebración en la Santa Misa de las patronas de España, Estados Unidos y todos los países de la América Latina.

Coro de adultos

Nuestro ministerio de música tiene una invitación especial para cualquier persona interesada en unirse a nuestro coro de adultos de St. Louis.

No se requieren audiciones, no se requiere teoría musical, solo el gozo de servir a Dios y glorificar Su nombre con música y canciones. La temporada coral de septiembre a mayo. Todas las partes de voz son bienvenidas.


The Covenant Experience es una oportunidad para que las parejas casadas pasen juntos un fin de semana íntimo y romántico. Al seguir los “Once pasos para un matrimonio mejor”, las parejas enriquecen su relación con el Señor y entre sí mientras conocen a otras familias de St. Louis.

El fin de semana se lleva a cabo en St. Louis y los participantes regresan a casa para dormir. A las parejas se les ofrecerá un programa opcional de seguimiento en grupos pequeños.

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Grupo de talentosos músicos que sirven en las Misas dominicales ejecutando sus instrumentos y cantando los cantos litúrgicos. Además algunos de ellos estén disponibles para interpretar sus instrumentos y cantar en otras celebraciones.

Monaguillos, Servidores del Altar

Al monaguillo también se le llama servidor del altar, que significa el que acompaña o sigue. El ministerio de los monaguillos les ofrece la oportunidad a niños y niñas entre las edades de 10 y 17, de desempeñarse como servidores del altar, estar más cerca de Nuestro Señor Jesucristo y representar a la comunidad en las Liturgias.

El monaguillo debe reunir ciertas condiciones o características:

Estar bautizado, haber recibido los sacramentos de Penitencia y Primera Comunión. Debe tener interés por participar activamente en las celebraciones religiosas donde asisten al sacerdote, no tan sólo en la misa, sino también en bodas, y cuando la ocasión lo requiera. Participan en un entrenamiento de dos semanas que los prepara para llevar a cabo esta función tan especial. Cada monaguillo será asignado a lo menos una Misa por mes y se entrena en las diferentes ceremonias litúrgicas.

Ministros de la Comunión

Los Ministros Eucarísticos tienen un papel muy especial en la vida parroquial. Después de completar un programa de entrenamiento, los candidatos son comisionados por el Parroco para servir a las familias de la parroquia llevándoles la Comunión a sus hogares. El Arzobispo quiere que toda persona que no pueda asistir a Misa, bien sea por corto o largo plazo (entiéndase enfermos, accidentados, o aquellas personas que cuidan de ellos), tengan la oportunidad de recibir el Cuerpo de Cristo una vez a la semana.

Los requisitos para ser candidatos elegibles:

  • El/la candidato/a debe estar inscrito en la parroquia por lo menos un año o el/la candidato/a debe estar activo envuelto en otro ministerio.
  • Deben de entrevistarse y ser aprobados por el párroco.
Ministerio de Música

Nuestro Ministerio de Música de St. Louis es un grupo de músicos talentosos dedicados a exaltar a Dios y ayudar a la gente de nuestra parroquia a adorarlo y alabarlo. El grupo ayuda a celebrar todas las liturgias de fin de semana, días festivos y días festivos especiales durante todo el año. Si está interesado en formar parte de este ministerio, venga a una audición. Estamos buscando bateristas, guitarristas y bajistas. Se requiere leer música.

Para la gloria de Dios, nuestro Ministerio de Música de St. Louis es un grupo de músicos talentosos dedicados a exaltar a Dios y ayudar a la gente de nuestra parroquia a adorarlo y alabarlo. El grupo ayuda a celebrar todas las liturgias de fin de semana, días festivos y días festivos especiales durante todo el año. Si está interesado en formar parte de este ministerio, comuníquese con el director musical, Juan Salazar.

Ministros de música, hagan clic aquí para acceder a la música:

Liturgia, Sacristán Dominical, Eventos Especiales, Días Festivos

Este ministerio asiste a la parroquia con la liturgia dominicales, sacristanes, eventos especiales y días en las liturgias de los dias festivos. Todos estos eventos requieren ayuda adicional y voluntarios.


Como Ministros Litúrgicos, los Lectores comparten su talento con la Comunidad al presentar la Palabra de Dios en las Misas diarias, dominicales o en eventos litúrgicos especiales. Los Lectores se escogen en audición y son designados para leer, en promedio, una vez al mes. Su meta es proclamar la Palabra de Dios a los asistentes a la Misa, en forma tal, que el mensaje sea entendido por todos, a la vez en acción de gracias y alabanza a Dios por el don de Su Palabra.


Los sacristánes, bajo la dirección del Sacristán Mayor, se preparan para las celebraciones litúrgicas. En particular, los sacristanes arreglan y preparan todo lo necesario para la Misa.


Los ujieres son hombres y mujeres con una combinación única de amor, compasión y amabilidad al servicio de la comunidad. Saludan a los miembros de la congregación cuando llegan para los servicios; prestar asistencia durante la Misa reuniendo la colecta; ayudar con el flujo de personas durante la Comunión; manejar todas las situaciones que puedan ocurrir durante el servicio, y entregar el boletín y cualquier otra literatura que se distribuya al final de la Misa.

Ser ujier en Saint Louis te ofrece la oportunidad de ser el rostro, las manos y la sonrisa de Jesús para tus hermanos y hermanas de una manera excepcional y satisfactoria. Te conviertes en la puerta de entrada a través de la cual las personas ingresan al culto sacramental.


  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1 lb. elbow macaroni
  • (2) 8-oz. cans of pinto beans drained
  • (1) 8-oz. can diced tomatoes with green peppers
  • (1) 26-oz. jar 6-cheese tomato sauce 1 large onion, diced small
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tbsp. of salt
  • 1 tbsp. ground black pepper


  1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook macaroni al dente, which means 2 minutes less than package cooking instructions. Immediately rinse and drain cooked pasta in cold water and put aside.
  2. In a frying pan, brown the turkey over high heat with enough olive oil to coat the pan. Keep crumbling the turkey until all the redness is gone. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. In a frying pan with a little more olive oil sauté the onions and peppers until golden; add garlic until golden. Remove and place in the same bowl with the turkey.
  4. In a large pot stir in the beans, diced tomatoes, six-cheese tomato sauce, plus one jar of water from the tomato sauce jar. Add sautéed vegetables and turkey. Bring to a boil. Add chili powder and stir. Reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes stirring occasionally. Add 2 tbsp. of salt and 1 tbsp. of pepper. Add the cooked pasta to the mixture and transfer to the aluminum baking pan.
  5. See cooling and freezing directions.

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The essence of the Holy Trinity: Father, Son, Holy Spirit; Three Persons-One God.