Parish Life

May the Flame of the Spirit Fill Our Hearts ​and Lead Us to Serve in Our Parish Ministries!

Each of us gifted by God with unique talents, skills, abilities, interests and life experiences. Volunteering these gifts in our parish ministries helps us carry out and live our mission of Making Jesus Christ Known and Loved. Please explore the links below and learn more about the wide variety of ministries and volunteer opportunities offered by Nativity of Mary Catholic Church & School. We invite you to to consider where God might be calling you to be of service.

Event Set-Up/Take-Down - Assist in setting up and/or taking down for Parish Events. Contact the Parish Office at (952) 881-8671 to learn more.

Knights of Columbus/Women's Auxiliary - Knights volunteer for maintenance and painting projects on Parish campus. Contact the Parish Office at (952) 881-8671 to learn more.

Men's Club - Support the School and Parish through improvement projects, fundraising and provide fellowship to school dads and men of the Parish. To learn more, please contact the Men's Club at:

Money Counters - Teams of 5-7, on a rotating basis, count Sunday and Holy Day collections enabling the Parish to maintain accurate accounting and confidential contribution records. To learn more, please contact Joanne Rachel.

People in Prayer - Praying for the needs of the people of Nativity of Mary Church and School, and for all children and families worldwide.

Rosary for Our Lady of Fatima - Praying the rosary for peace on the world at 7:00pm the 13th of each month, and at 7:30am before Daily Mass. Please visit the linked page for more details about our Marian Devotions!

Scouting - Minister to youth and families offering opportunities for learning new skills, serving others, developing leadership skills, growing in faith, and having fun. Every Scout (boy or girl) is encouraged to earn the religious emblem for his or her age level (grade 1 - high school). Opportunities are available for all ages (including leaders). 

To learn more about Cub Scouts (for boys and girls in grades K-5), click here

To learn more about Scouts BSA (currently for boys, ages 11-18), contact the Parish Office at (952) 881-8671.
To learn more about Girl Scouts, contact the School Office at (952) 881-8160.

Vocations Team - Promotes awareness of our vocation to serve Christ's purpose in our daily lives. Encourages the discernment of priestly and religious vocations. Sponsors a morning of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament during Vocations Awareness Week in January. Participates in Archdiocesan Called by Name process. 

VEAP - Check back soon for more details. To learn more, please contact Beth Gaetz.

Bulletins or Mailings - Help collate and place inserts into bulletins on Friday mornings as needed. Help fold, stuff envelopes, label and sort mailings. 

Welcome Desk Receptionist - Answer phones, assist with clerical tasks, and greet visitors. Half days or evenings. To learn more, contact the Parish Admin.

Social Justice

​Loaves and Fishes - Check back soon for more details. 

Dignitas Vitae (Respect Life) - Work to protect and promote human life at every stage from conception to natural death especially of the most vulnerable in our society. To learn more, please contact Julie Clancy

Social Justice Committee - Raise awareness of Catholic social teaching through justice-oriented action and education. To learn more, please contact the Parish Office at (952)881-8671.

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