Help Wanted: Ushers, Sacristan, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Altar Servers

Help Wanted


Learn more about the Order of the Mass and Servant Leadership through Ushering. Those wishing to participate more fully in the Mass are invited to explore becoming an Usher. We are all called to serve and this is a great way to meet, greet, serve and get to know your fellow worshipers.

Contact Ted Dudine at 480-236-6270 or

Sacristans and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Do you desire to serve God and our parishioners? Do you want to learn to assist the priest at Mass? No experience required but you must be a practicing Catholic at Our Lady of Joy.

Contact Nancy Cisar at or 602-819-4166.

Altar Servers

The requirements for Altar Servers are:
-Family must be registered at Our Lady of Joy
-Server must actively practice the Catholic Faith and should receive the Lord often in communion
-If age 18 or older, must have current Diocese of Phoenix Safe Environment Training

All Weekend Masses and all Weekday Masses need Servers! Adult men are particularly encouraged to serve at the weekday Masses and the 7:30am Sunday Mass.

If you meet the requirements and wish to serve Christ, contact Deacon Jim Gall at 602-692-5320.