Read with LoveParish Community Commission

The goal is to bring the people of Light of Christ to a sense of community and belonging through one of the many ministries and activities available. Working together for the benefit of our church family, is a wonderful way to get to know your fellow parishioners as well as building wonderful, lasting friendships. Through this fellowship, Light of Christ is a place you can call your second home.

Invitation to Join

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It encompasses the following parish organizations, programs and ministries:


Every Wednesday night at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall. Sponsored by the CMA. Free refreshments and fellowship are provided. All monies collected are contributed to the parish.

Catholic Men’s Association (CMA)

The Catholic Men’s Association (CMA) has been an integral part of the Parish since its founding. The primary role of the CMA is to assist the Pastor in whatever good works he deems required to promote the welfare of the Parish. Any male member of the Parish, 21 years or older, is eligible to become a member. All adult male members of the Parish are invited and welcomed to become members of the CMA and help your Parish by becoming involved in one or several of its activities.

Child Care/Nursery for Mass & Special events

Council of Catholic Women

The Women’ Guild encourages women of all ages to join together to promote spiritual and social welfare of the parish family. Our purpose is to work closely with the pastor, lending him support and assistance in achieving his goals. One of the principal functions is fundraising, which benefits all groups and members of the parish. Some of the services provided by the Guild are coffee and donuts Sunday mornings in the Parish Hall after the Masses, and numerous charitable and community works.

Family Activities

Gabriel Group

Extends a personal welcome to every new family that joins Our Light of Christ faith family and encourages them to become active, participating members.

Girl Scouts

We are a group of girls grades 1-3 for Brownies, 4-6 for Junior Girl Scouts and 6-9 for Cadettes. We are primarily girls from the parish. We meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:15-7:30 pm. All are welcome. (Sept.-May)

Golf Tournament Committee

Planning Committee for annual open golf tournament in October dedicated in memory of our late pastor Msgr. Timothy Allman. This is an affordable parish event for all ages which raises money for different ministry’s solely within Light of Christ. We begin preparing in May (meeting once/twice a month) and culminate in early October with a day long golf tournament followed by a banquet and auction. Volunteers always welcome in many areas of event planning, fund raising, marketing and customer service. Absolutely NO GOLF EXPERIENCE NEEDED.

Health Fair

Hi-Liters (55+)

Hi-Liters is an organization designed especially for men and women of our parish 55 years of age and older to promote social, cultural and spiritual fellowship among the senior members of our church family. Special events that will be planned such as: interesting speakers, trips to the races, theaters, concerts or local cruises will be listed in our weekly church bulletin. Card parties will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month in the John Francis Wing at 12:30 pm Sandwiches and desserts will be served. Consult our church bulletin for specific details.

Hospitality Committee

It is our mission to foster a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all parishioners and guests – whatever their interaction with the church might be. We work collaboratively with many other hospitality-based groups such as the Ushers, the Gabriel Group, and the Greeters. Our primary goal is to provide appropriate food, beverages, and decorations for church and diocesan functions hosted by Light of Christ throughout the year.

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization of Catholic men dedicated to the concepts of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. The Knights of Columbus provide community service, support vocations, raise money for exceptional children and volunteer for many parish lay minister functions.

LOC-St. Cecelia School Family

Light of Christ – St. Cecelia School Family. We are a group of Light of Christ parishioners whose children attend St. Cecelia’s School. We meet every other month. Some activities include socializing, uniform swapping and sharing information.

Married Couples Group

Light of Christ Couples Group gets together once a month for fun and fellowship.

Parish Picnic

Parish Social Events

The purpose of the Outreach Committee is to build community and evangelization within the parish through the organization of social events and fairs. Some of the projects are: “That’s Amore” (Italian Night) in October, Mardi Gras in March, Senior Health Care Fair in January, and the Respect Life Garage Sale in June.

Young Adult Ministry

To provide an environment in which young adults can share their faith, serve others and grow spiritually through Diocesan activities, service projects, participation in parish ministries, scripture study and fellowship. It is for you whether you are in school or working, single or married, with or without children.


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