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Liturgical Ministries

If you’re interested in any of following liturgical ministries, please scroll down for more information and for a link to our Volunteer Interest Form.

Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion

As an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, lay people can serve the Catholic Church by distributing Holy Communion during Mass or to the sick or homebound at institutions or in homes. An EMHC must be a fully initiated member of the Church (having received the Sacraments of Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation). This ministry is extremely spiritual and personally fulfilling. If you are interested in becoming an EMHC, please reach out to the respective contact below.

St. Clare

Tania Terrazas: tterrazas@stclareparish.com | 970-926-1070 (English)
Socorrito Marquez: 970- 376-7195 (Spanish)

St. Mary

Marion Laughlin: laughlmf@earthlink.net | 970-328-1098 (English)
Consuelo Gomez: gonzalog200329@hotmail.com | 970-328-0833 (Spanish)

Beaver Creek Chapel

Nancy Clarke: nlclarke925@yahoo.com | 970-390-1995

St. Patrick & Vail Chapel

Jeanmarie Angarola: SaintPatrickMinturn@Comcast.net | 970-446-1097

Altar Servers

Altar servers assist the presider at weekend and holy day Masses. They are ministers who place themselves in the service of the Eucharist. It requires a basic understanding of the Mass and the common prayers included within the Mass. Boys and girls who have made their First Communion and are in third grade (or older) are welcome to this ministry.

St. Clare

Stasi Crisofulli: acriso590@gmail.com | 970-926-1070 (English)
Ivonne Marquez: 970-401-5292 (Spanish)

St. Mary

Michelle Zaruba: babyblackbear0075@yahoo.com | 970-343-2144 (English)
Gelasio Velasco: gvelasco@stclareparish.com | 970-446-1104 (Spanish)

St. Patrick & Vail Chapel

Jeanmarie Angarola: SaintPatrickMinturn@Comcast.net | 970-446-1097

Lectors

Readers must love the Scriptures and be competent readers to effectively proclaim God’s word, the word of salvation for all people. Through the process of preparing for the Masses, the lectors will gain a better understanding of the word of God.

St. Clare

Carleen Sweet: carleensweet@comcast.net | 970-331-4211 (English)
Benjamin Becerra: vamigila@hotmail.com | 970-343-2448 (Spanish)

St. Mary

Don Laughlin: laughlmf@earthlink.net | 970-328-1098 (English)
Yolanda Pilas: yolandaesqvel@gmail.com | 970-390-2455 (Spanish)

Beaver Creek Chapel

Nancy Clarke: nlclarke925@yahoo.com | 970-390-1995

St. Patrick & Vail Chapel

Jeanmarie Angarola: SaintPatrickMinturn@Comcast.net | 970-446-1097

Music Ministry

Adults and children share their gifts of musical talent and ability in the Music Ministry at our parish. Bringing the Word of God to others through song is joyful evangelism.

St. Clare

Carleen Sweet: carleensweet@comcast.net | 970-331-4211 (English)
Mague Zapata: 970-376-0861 (Spanish)

St. Mary

Don Horst: dhorsthaus@aol.com | 970-471-1737 (English)
Manuel Pilas: info@santafefurniture.net | 970-390-7487 (Spanish)

Beaver Creek Chapel

Carleen Sweet: carleensweet@comcast.net | 970-331-4211

St. Patrick & Vail Chapel

Galen Jacobs: galenjacobs90@gmail.com | 970-471-2284

Usher

The usher is a welcoming ministry providing hospitality to our parishioners and a first impression to visitors of our parish. Primary duties include greeting and welcoming parishioners as they enter the Church, help them find seats, take up the collection, and wish everyone a good day at the conclusion of the Eucharistic Celebration.

St. Clare

Tania Terrazas: tterrazas@stclareparish.com | 970-926-1070 (English)
Martin Corral: 970-926-1070 (Spanish)

St. Mary

Don Laughlin: laughlmf@earthlink.net | 970-328-1098 (English)
Modesto Palacios: 970-926-1070 (Spanish)

Beaver Creek Chapel

Nancy Clarke: nlclarke925@yahoo.com | 970-390-1995

St. Patrick & Vail Chapel

Jeanmarie Angarola: SaintPatrickMinturn@Comcast.net | 970-446-1097

Save the date, September 8th, for the St. Jude Annual Picnic!

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