Ministries & Committees

Listed alphabetically.  

ACTS Connecticut  

An ACTS retreat is a three-day, three-night Catholic lay retreat presented by fellow parishioners. Talks and activities during the retreat focus on Adoration, Community, Theology and Service, from which the ACTS program acronym is derived. Check our website for more information! 

Bereavement Group 

Contact our Bereavement coordinator, Deb B. at 203.707.6428

Blessed Michael McGivney Center for Renewal

Contact our director of Pastoral Outreach, Nicole Plasky, for more information and follow our facebook page! (203) 707-3109 (text)

Children’s Rosary

Held the first Saturday of each month at 3:15pm. Questions? Contact Jackie T. at (860) 733-9200

College Campus Ministries - serving the students at Post University and Naugatuck Valley Community College

Contact our Pastoral Associate, Dan Matthews, for more information

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish and school. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets.


Contact Ana at

Liturgical Ministers

Interested in becoming an altar server or usher? Contact our parish office at

Music Ministry 

The Basilica Adult Choir, Children's Choir, Contemporary Ensemble, and Cantors. Contact our new director of music, Lorraine Mihaliak, for more information!

Offertory Counters

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week. Each group volunteers about twice a month.

Parish Pastoral Council

An advisory council to the Pastor in the needs of the Parish.

Perpetual Adoration

Contact our Adoration Coordinators according to time slot: 6am-12pm Carmen F. (203) 568-5523, 12pm-6pm Rosemary H. (203) 982-5948, 6pm-12am Sydney V.O. (203) 768-0043, 12am-6am John W. (203) 509-3506.

Pope St. John Paul II Hiking Club

Contact Suzi Porter at or call Dan Mathews at (203) 574-0012

Prayer Line

Contact Dan Mathews at or call Jo Ann (203) 879-1399, Sara (203) 893-9342, or Bob (203) 573-0032.

Pro-Life Ministry

We are forming a Pro-Life committee to support the sanctity of human life. The committee will educate about Church positions on life from conception to natural death, inform about the issues impacting our society, and promote a culture of life through prayer and action. If you are interested in participating, or for more information, please contact Meagan at (203) 217-9628 or

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Are you looking to become Catholic or to learn more about the Faith? Feel free to get in touch with our Pastoral Associate, Dan Matthews, for more information! (203) 574-0017

Religious Education 

Religious Education classes are held on Sunday mornings in the Church Hall from 9:00 to 9:50 am. Confirmation classes are a two year program beginning in the Fall of 9th Grade. Click Here to view the full schedule. To register or for more information, contact Meagan Monaco

RISE - Young Adult Group

Would you like to be part of a community of faithful young adult Catholics? Contact  Jake W. with questions and to sign up!

Sandwich Ministry

Volunteers prepare and distribute sandwiches to those who come to door of the rectory. Contact Donna F. at (203) 819-4461.

Spiritual Direction

Contact our Pastoral Associate, Dan Matthews, for more information

Walking with Purpose - Women's Bible Study

Contact Walking with Purpose Team at


Need assistance in determining a ministry or committee suitable for you? Please contact parish liason, Aurora at