Knights of Columbus

About Us: Thanks to the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially...

Parish Health Ministry

Our mission is to assist, educate and empower our faith community members in the management of their personal health by promoting physical, emotional, and spiritual health and wellness. What are some of the roles...

Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers

The Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers Program provides assistance to our older and disabled neighbors— anyone who needs a little extra help.  Many frail and physically challenged adults in our community struggle daily to maintain their...

Christian Service & Community Volunteering

Christian Service St. John Vianney’s Christian Service group is an active group of men and women of the parish who work together to help those in need and strive to creatively and consistently discover...

Ushers

The mission of the St. John Vianney ushers is to assist the pastor by welcoming parishioners to all liturgical celebrations, as well as: Handout bulletins and other literature Assist parishioners or visitors who need...

Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers

Lectors Lectors are adults and teens who proclaim the Word of God at masses and other liturgies. This ministry is ideal for someone who is prayerful, loves the Scriptures and is comfortable reading in...

Music Ministry

​The St. John Vianney Choir Singers of all ranges of experience who are a minimum of high school age are invited to sing in St. John Vianney’s Choir  The Choir assists the worship of...

Altar Servers

Altar Servers are children or teens who assist the priest and deacons at the Altar during mass. In can involve anything from carrying candles, helping to set the altar, etc. Open to all children...