Helping Hands

Helping Hands Ministry performs corporal works of mercy through the use of members’ talents such as knitting, crocheting and sewing.

Learn more on our Helping Hands Ministry Page!

Knights of Columbus

Bishop Maurice F. McAuliffe Council #3181. The Knights of Columbus (K of C) is a Catholic men’s fraternal benefit society. The Order holds true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity. Council #3181 sponsors activities throughout the year including providing fruit baskets to homebound parishioners, serving at local soup kitchens, coordinating drives for Windsor Food Bank, Novena for Life, vocational poster contest and basketball free throw contest at St. Gabriel School.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Prayer Shawl Ministry members provide prayers, warmth, love, and blessings to the sick, bereaved, and elderly. Their shawls serve as reminders of the world around us and to see the face of Christ in all we encounter. They comfort God’s children by enfolding them in prayer one stitch at a time.

Learn more on our Prayer Shawl Ministry Page!

Social Action Ministry

Social Action Ministry expresses love and service to God through compassionate response to the needs of others. Our work mirrors our belief in the worth and dignity of all people. We welcome new faces, both in volunteers and those we help. (Celebrate Life, Immacare and Covenant to Care included).

Rosary Makers

Our Rosary Makers hope to increase devotion to saying the Rosary for world peace by placing them in the hands of those less fortunate who have never owned a rosary. “Give me an army praying the Rosary and I will conquer the world.”

Faith Formation

Adult Faith Formation

Our adult faith formation ministry helps adults to grow in both human and Christian maturity, enriching the whole of life with the leaven of the Gospel. It offers a systematic presentation and exploration of the core elements of Catholic faith and practice—a complete initiation into a Catholic way of life. Adult faith formation integrates actual life experience, the study of Scripture, and the teaching of the Church’s tradition to enrich the spiritual dimension of the human person.

Youth Faith Formation

We are committed to catechizing children and youth in partnership with parents, children’s primary teachers of faith, and supporting families in nurturing each child’s religious, spiritual and moral growth. The Faith Formation Program assists the efforts of families in teaching Christian values and traditions and guiding students in their growth toward a mature faith, preparing them for the reception of sacraments and leading them to live Catholic Christian lives.

Bible Study

Engage the Bible deeply as God’s revealed word; study scripture in prayerful, in depth and faithful way; Evangelize in accordance with Catholic teaching.



Each year on Holy Saturday during the Easter Vigil, thousands are baptized into the Catholic Church in the United States. Parishes welcome these new Catholics through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).

Music Ministry

Adult Choir

To enhance, enrich and encourage devotion, and help the congregation understand the readings and church seasons.

Parish Life

Building & Grounds

Assist the Parish in management of the physical properties of the Church including worship space, social hall, rectory, garage, shed grounds, parking lot and church owned cemetery.


Bring Christ to all those unable to go to Mass due to illness or injury by bringing Holy Communion to them and revisiting them especially during holiday seasons.

Funeral Mass Ministry

Help to spread Christ’s word and attract new disciples in our community. Support and console family members as they navigate their way through this journey.

Parish Events

Mission is purely social and strives to being the parish together in a social setting.(St Joseph Dinner; Women’s Breakfast and Coffee Fellowship included).


Eucharistic Ministry

Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist bring the sacrament of Holy Communion to all of God’s people.



Altar Server Ministry

As altar servers, because our first duty is in the celebration of the Holy Eucharist, our first love must also then be the Holy Eucharist. Love for the Eucharist should be at the heart of our ministry, and should be in the every line of our love story as altar servers. Only by developing a deep love for the Eucharist, by knowing it well, and being firmly devoted to it, will we be able to become good and holy altar servers of Jesus Christ. Love for the Eucharist is the foundation of a fruitful ministry as an Altar Server.


Legion of Mary

The object of the Legion of Mary is the glory of God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active co-operation in Mary’s and the Church’s work.

Usher/Greeter Ministry

To welcome and assist all parishioners and visitors to St. Damien Parish with arms wide and open smile.


Lector Ministry

Lectors bring life to the written Word of God. Those who proclaim God’s Word in the liturgy are known as ministers of The Word or lectors. Answering the call to become a lector enters one into a deeper relationship with God as He is revealed in sacred scripture. Lectors commit to ongoing faith formation and training activities that prepare them for the calling to the ministry.


Liturgy Committee

Recognizes the beauty of the environment within the church is a means used to meet the Lord and to encounter each other. The art and decoration of the liturgical space enhances the celebration of the liturgy and invites the Catholic community to gather together in its faith and vision.

Learn more on our Liturgy Committee Ministry Page!

If you are interested in joining one of our Saint Damien of Molokai Parish Ministries or interested in more information, please let us know,
we would be happy to have you!

Below is our full list of Saint Damien of Molokai Parish Ministries and contact information.

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