Instrumentalists add beauty and color to our music ministry. If you play an instrument, and are interested in joining mass celebrations, please contact the Music Office for an audition. Aside from special liturgy celebrations, instrumentalists traditionally participate in the Contemporary Ensemble.

The Knights of Columbus are an international Catholic men’s fraternal organization.  Only practical Catholic men, in good standing with the Catholic Church, 18 years and older can join.   We are dedicated to corporal works of mercy in the service of God and our neighbor.

The Blessed Sacrament Council works to follow the example of our founder Father Michael J. McGivney who started the order to provide for the widows and orphans of it’s members.  Our primary function aside from supporting the Church and defending our faith is raising money and providing services to aid other needs in our community.  Some of those functions and needs are:

Outward Sign – financial & knight power

Lake Hill School for the Handicapped – financial & handicapped wheelchairs

Building Block Ministry – financial and bingo for the handicapped clients

Baby Bottle Boomerang – financial for the JMJ Pregnancy Support Center

Cornerstone Hospice House – financial

Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation – financial

Morning Star – financial

Special Olympics – financial

Thanksgiving Dinner for those in need cooked and served by Knights

Provided Thanksgiving meals to Santo Toribio Roma Mission and Lake Hill School

Lenten meal for parishioners

Financial and physical support for parish projects

Catholic gifts (bibles, etc.) for the children receiving sacraments

Families in need

Many Knights serve as Pastoral Lay Ministers  in support of the Church

Lead a Family Rosary service prior to our meetings each month.

 

Our principals are Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism.  Most men who join remain members for life.  If you are interested in serving your church and community contact us:
Membership Director
Leo Brand SKLB1444@GMAIL.COM     813-624-3889

Grand Knight
Karl Grabowski   973-687-2716

The Purpose of our Organization is to provide fellowship among the men of the parish, while strengthening Blessed Sacrament’s community through parish activities.

Membership is open to all men who are members of Blessed Sacrament Church who are 21 years of age or older. The Pastor and all parish clergy are honorary members. Father Roy is our Chaplain.

Dues are five dollars ($5.00) per year.

The Men’s Club has the following elected officers: 1) President 2) Vice President 3) Secretary and 4) Treasurer. Term of office is two (2) years. The Officers of the BSCC Men’s Club would like to welcome you to join our organization to become an active member of our Catholic community.

General Meetings are held on the second (2) Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm from January through December. We meet in the Ministry Building with a light meal at 6:30 pm.  Occasionally we have a guest speaker followed by a standard meeting agenda.

The Men’s Club was formed to provide parish men a meaningful organization in which to belong and participate in. The goal was to organize, provide fellowship, and to help the Parish in its endeavors to spread the work of God by providing time and talent when needed.

Our fund raising Activities are:

Parish Community Pancake Breakfast on the first Sunday of every month. Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes and Sausage are served along with Coffee and Orange Juice. We serve after the 8:00 am and 10:00 am Masses.
An Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner is served in March. We have Door Prizes, Cash Drawings and Bagpipe Music. We serve Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes and Carrots.
An Annual Polish Dinner is served in the Middle of October. Pierogis, Golumpki-Stuffed Cabbage, and Kielbasa with Sauerkraut are offered.
Our club sponsors one Lenten Meal on a Friday after the Stations of the Cross. Donations only.

Other Activities are:

Participate in the “40 Hours of Devotion” in the middle of January (6 am until 8 am).
We provide manpower for Parish activities when requested.
We attend Mass as a group on a Sunday in October.
We have a Club Picnic in October. It is a fun afternoon with Potluck meals, Steak and Chicken.
In December, our meeting is a Christmas Dinner with our wives. This year the Dinner will be at Trilogy.

The Ministers of Hospitality have a special role at every parish liturgy, supported by the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In their welcome and Christ-like attitude, ministers of hospitality ensure that the faithful see and experience the love of Christ.

The Ministers of Hospitality have a special role at every parish liturgy, supported by the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In their welcome and Christ-like attitude, ministers of hospitality ensure that the faithful see and experience the love of Christ.

This ministry is comprised of caring and prayerful parishioners, committed to bringing the Body of Christ and the Word of God to those unable to join their faith community at the Table of the Lord. They visit local nursing homes, assisted living centers, the hospital, homes of the sick and shut-in, and the Mike Conley Hospice House by scheduled weekly arrangement.

The Nursery Ministry provides a safe and clean environment for children 9 months (mobile) through 4 years so that parents can participate fully in the life of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Community. This growing ministry currently provides services by loving, responsible and experienced volunteers on Sundays at the 10:00am Mass and the 12:00pm Mass.

If you can use a telephone, then you can serve on the praise and petition prayer line. This ministry provides a network of support for anyone who is in need of prayers or who wants to offer thanksgiving for prayers answered.

The Prison Ministry goes to the Lake Correctional Facility in Clermont every Tuesday to minister to the inmates. RCIA preparations are given to those who wish to receive the sacraments or want to become a Catholic. Spiritual guidance and counseling are also given. We fulfill what Jesus’ said in the Beatitudes: “I was in prison and you visited me.”

The Prison Ministry goes to the Lake Correctional Facility in Clermont every Tuesday to minister to the inmates. Tuesday is known as “Catholic Tuesday” among the inmates. Bible Study, using the Great Adventure Time Line (Salvation History), is a weekly activity from 9:00am to 11:00am. A Eucharistic service is done on Tuesday between 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm. Once a month a mass is celebrated at the prison by one of the priests in our parish. RCIA preparations are given to those who wish to receive the sacraments or want to become a Catholic. Spiritual guidance and counseling are also given. We fulfill what Jesus’ said in the Beatitudes: “I was in prison and you visited me.”

A reader spreads the Good News and gives witness to the central role of the Word of God in the life of the church.

A reader spreads the Good News and gives witness to the central role of the Word of God in the life of the church.

Resurrection Choir is comprised of volunteer men and women who want to share their musical talents by providing beautiful music for families who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This ensemble sings at funerals and rehearses as needed Membership in the ensemble is open to all interested vocalists beyond High School, and by audition for section/part placement at the discretion of the ensemble director.

The role of Sacristan is a privileged ministry requiring persons who are regular communicants, dedicated to the liturgy and zealous in their commitment to fostering the spiritual growth of our parish community.

The role of Sacristan is a privileged ministry requiring persons who are regular communicants, dedicated to the liturgy and zealous in their commitment to fostering the spiritual growth of our parish community.

Sanctuary Choir is comprised of volunteer members who give of their time and talents to glorify God through the ministry of music. This choir traditionally sings at the 10:00AM Mass on Sundays and at other Holy Days and special events throughout the liturgical year. Membership in the ensemble is open to all interested vocalists beyond High School.

Schola Cantorum is a small ensemble of vocalists, which explores musical works of many genres within non-secular music. Schola sings regularly at the Sunday 12:00PM mass, and at other special liturgies throughout the liturgical year. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings from 6:00PM-7:15PM.

Spanish Choir joyfully leads our Spanish liturgies in traditional and contemporary music from various Hispanic cultures. They sing at the Saturday 6:00PM mass, and rehearse weekly in the chapel.

Spanish Choir joyfully leads our Spanish liturgies in traditional and contemporary music from various Hispanic cultures. They sing at the Saturday 6:00PM mass, and rehearse weekly in the chapel.

Motivated by the life of St. Thérése of the Child Jesus, St. Thérése’ Circle women are dedicated to making a difference in our parish community through our “Small Acts of Love” that make a big difference. The Giving Angel Christmas Tree and Rosary Making Ministry are two of the service activities for St. Thérése’ Circle. We find our mission through scripture; 2 Corinthians 5:14, “For the love of Christ impels us!”

This women’s group is ideally designed for the women of our parish who can meet once a month in the evening. Activities and meetings offer spiritual enrichment, fellowship and service.