BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY

Purpose/Mission
Assists the St. Philip Community families of those recently deceased with planning the funeral liturgy, music and other needs in their time of grief. Bereavement ministers meet with family members to coordinate plans for Funeral or Memorial masses that have been scheduled by St. Philip clergy.

Ministers also participate during vigils and masses to help family and guests as needed. Volunteers are needed to assist as ministers of hospitality who greet and seat, lectors (Spanish & English), Eucharistic ministers, altar serves and ministers who assist at a reception after the funeral. Training will be available. 

Meeting Information
Are called as needed. Ongoing communication is through an e-mail group and phone calls.

Contact Information
Ann Sanders
(626) 791-3643
[email protected]