Worship

 

Altar Servers

Boys and girls who are at least 11 years old and have received First Eucharist go through eight weeks of formation and learn to assist the priest and other ministers at Mass.  Are you interested in becoming an Altar Server?  All Students 11 years or older are cordially invited to join the All Saints Catholic Church Altar Server Program.  Click the following link to download the All Saints Catholic Church Altar Server Program Application for additional information and to sign up for the program.

Mary Davis, 972-778-0310, mdavis@allsaintsdallas.org

Jack Ayers, 972-733-0360, jack.ayers@sbcglobal.net

 

Eucharistic Adoration

Parishioners devote one or more hours per week to Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament exposed in the Chapel. Adoration is Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

John & Mary Fina, 972-490-3070, johnfina@sbcglobal.net

 

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Men and women, who are at least 16 years old and have received Confirmation, are trained and commissioned to assist in distributing Communion at Mass, to the sick, and to the homebound. Training includes both the theological and physical aspects of this ministry.

Mary Davis, 972-778-0310, mdavis@allsaintsdallas.org

Jen Tehan, 214-783-1662, jentehan@gmail.com

Questions regarding the Homebound Ministry should be referred to Jen Tehan

 

The Hispanic Prayer Group of All Saints

(Grupo de Oración de Todos los Santos)

The Hispanic Prayer Group of All Saints invites everyone to join them in prayer and praise every Friday evening in the Fellowship Hall. It starts at 7:00 p.m. with the recitation of the rosary followed by readings from sacred scripture.. El Grupo de Oración de Todos los Santos invita a todos a unirse en oración y alabanza todos los viernes en la cafetería o (Fellowship Hall). Comienza a las 7:00PM con el rosario seguido de escrituras sagradas.

Humberto Gonzalez, 214-707-3688, humbertogonzalez10@yahoo.com

 

Lectors

Men and women are trained to proclaim the appropriate Sacred Scripture readings and prayers at Mass. Formation includes both the theological and material elements of the lector ministry and lectoring within the All Saints worship space.

Mary Davis, 972-778-0310, mdavis@allsaintsdallas.org

Janet Toney, 214-537-4455, njtsam@att.net

 

Masters of Ceremony

Men and women with prior experience as liturgical ministers are trained to coordinate and support the roles of all the ministers at Mass and other liturgies. Formation begins with an eight-month study of the liturgy.

Mary Davis, 972-778-0310, mdavis@allsaintsdallas.org

 

Sacristy Care

Prepare and maintain the items that are needed by the presider and other ministers to properly and prayerfully celebrate Mass and other liturgies. Some tasks are completed at home, others in the church. They include washing and ironing altar cloths, corporals, purificators, and altar server albs; replacing sanctuary, chapel, tabernacle and votive candles; cleaning and polishing brass candle followers and bobeches; and tidying pew racks.

Mary Davis, 972-778-0310, mdavis@allsaintsdallas.org

 

Ushers & Greeters

Men and women are trained to welcome and support the physical activities of the assembly during Mass and other liturgies, including: seating people, distributing worship aids and bulletins, taking up collections, forming and facilitating processions, and providing crisis assistance, if needed.

Mary Davis, 972-778-0310, mdavis@allsaintsdallas.org

 

Music

Cantors

Cantors are singers who have accepted a special role in the musical leadership of the parish. Membership in the St. Gregory Choir or the St. Raphael Choir is required. Musical and liturgical formation is provided.

Jordan Peek, 972-778-0351, music@allsaintsdallas.org

 

St. Raphael Choir

St. Raphael Choir is a music ministry serving All Saints Catholic Community through musical leadership at the Sunday 9:15 a.m. Mass. The repertoire is drawn mainly from the works of contemporary composers of liturgical music. The ensemble includes vocalists and instrumentalists whose mission is to promote full, conscious and active participation during Mass by enabling the sung prayer of the assembly. All vocalists and instrumentalists who have a desire to praise God through contemporary music and through the fellowship of our Lord Jesus Christ are welcome. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., September through June.

Marty Koss, 972-517-7033, fmkoss@verizon.net

 

St. Gregory Choir

This choir provides musical leadership at the Sunday 11:00 a.m. Mass, Midnight Mass and at Masses for All Saints Day, and All Souls Day. Rehearsals are Tuesdays, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Music Room throughout the year. Repertoire includes music from the 13th to the 21st centuries, both traditional and contemporary. Childcare is available.

Jordan Peek, 972-778-0351, music@allsaintsdallas.org

 

Sunday 5:00 P.M. Mass Band

This band is an ensemble of vocalists and instrumentalists, specializing in contemporary Christian music, who lead the musical worship at the Sunday 5:00 p.m. Teen Mass.

Paul Bianchi, 972-778-0368, pbianchi@allsaintsdallas.org

 

St. Joseph Funeral Choir

This choir sings at funeral liturgies. It is open to all parishioners and has no regularly scheduled rehearsals.

Jordan Peek, 972-778-0351, music@allsaintsdallas.org

 

All Saints Youth Choir

A choir for children in grades 3 and up meets September through May. The choir rehearses every Tuesday at the school in the music room and sings at various Masses throughout the year, including the Children's Christmas Eve Mass and Mass on Mother’s Day.

Jeanie Adamson, 972-743-0225, music@allsaintsdalls.org

 

St. Gabriel Brass Ensemble

This ensemble is dedicated to the liturgical possibilities of brass music. Membership is open to any parishioner high school age or older.

Jordan Peek, 972-778-0351, allsaintsyouthchoirtx@gmail.com

 

All Saints Orchestra

This group provides instrumental music for special celebrations, such as Christmas and Easter. Open to parishioners and musicians from the community, high school age and up.

Jordan Peek, 972-778-0351, music@allsaintsdallas.org

 

St. Anne String Ensemble

This ensemble is for violin, viola, cello and bass players with 1 - 3 years experience, and is made up of parishioners of all ages who wish to participate in liturgical celebrations.

Shana Druffner, 972-778-0351, music@allsaintsdallas.org

 

St. Luke Chamber Orchestra

This orchestra is an ensemble of string and woodwind players with 3 or more years experience, who share their love of classical repertoire suitable for liturgy at various times throughout the year.

Shana Druffner, 972-778-0351, music@allsaintsdallas.org

 

St. Francis Music Education Program

Volunteers assist in presenting a structured music curriculum to children 3 years old through first grade in Religious Education on Sunday mornings.

Bryan Toler, 972-778-0351, music@allsaintsdallas.org