Ministry @ Mass

Altar Servers

Virginia Tomac

(219) 465-3992

Any boy or girl in the 4th grade or older is invited to this ministry of service at the altar of the Lord. Training sessions are scheduled throughout the year for new servers.

Children's Liturgy

Greg Burnison (Saturday)

(219) 241-7401

Pablo Bukata (Sunday)

(219) 531-4674

Leaders are trained to help our young disciples - age 3 through grade 3 - to experience the Word of God in an interactive setting during Mass.

Eucharistic Ministers

Diane Matthys

(219) 921-6120

Eucharistic Ministers assist the priests and deacons in distributing the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass. This ministry is open to all Catholics who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation and a re registered parishioners. Ministers are placed on a rotating schedule.


Gary & Donna Gray

(219) 464-7788

Lectors proclaim the readings at Saturday, Sunday and Holy Day Masses at Saint Paul. This ministry is open to all Catholics, high school-age and older. Ministers serve on a rotating schedule.

Music Ministry

Dr. Stephen Schnurr

(219) 531-0922

Mark Chargaulaf (Life Teen)

(219) 771-7934

Music is the universal language that speaks to the soul. For more information on our many music ministry opportunities, click here.


Hubert Hoffman

(219) 464-4792

Barry Kiernan

(219) 462-7349

Ushers welcome and assist parishioners at all Masses. Men and women high school-age and older are invited.

Liturgy Managers

Theresa Biggs 



Liturgy managers serve as sacristans at the weekend liturgies, preparing vessels and ensuring that ministers are in place. This ministry is open to couples and teams who work on a rotating schedule.


Virginia Tomac

(219) 465-3992

Greeters assist in welcoming parishioners and worshipers to Mass on the weekends and Holy Days. They are the ambassadors to the parish and serve on a rotating basis. This ministry is open to families and couples, as well as individuals.

Parishioner Registration

Virginia Tomac

(219) 465-3992

Visitors are invited to register after every weekend liturgy. Members of this ministry serve as the first contact for new parishioners, helping to welcome them to the Saint Paul family.

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