Adult Funeral Servers
These are members of the parish who serve at the funeral Masses of fellow parishioners. Funerals are generally scheduled in the morning. You may volunteer for a particular day of the week or be available as needed.
Altar Linens Caretakers
A few parishioners serve as caretakers of the items used in the daily and weekend celebrations of the Eucharist. Responsibilities include assisting in basic upkeep of the altar linens and sacred vessels.
Altar boys have been in existence since the beginning of the parish; altar girls were added in 1994. Boys and girls in Grades 4 and above are invited to be Altar Servers. Please contact Tom Manguem for more information.
Baptism Robes Committee
This group, comprised primarily of women, makes baptismal robes for the babies baptized in our parish. As they sew the robes, they pray for the babies who will wear them. The materials may be taken home to work at one’s leisure.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
These are confirmed members of the parish who participate at weekday and weekend Masses by distributing the Body and Blood of Christ.
Filipino Community of the Archdiocese of Boston
This community celebrates Mass at Holy Name on the first Sunday of each month at 1:00PM. This liturgy is followed by a social gathering in Finn Hall. A variety of speakers and activities also are offered.
These parishioners assist in the organization, set up, and serving of refreshments at various parish events, as well as each first Sunday following the 9:00AM Mass.
These are members of the parish who participate in liturgical celebrations by proclaiming the Word of God and reading the Prayers of the Faithful during weekend and weekday Masses.
Liturgical Decoration Committee
This group offers parishioners the opportunity to assist in the preparation and decoration of our church worship space weekly, seasonally, or as needed. An artistic eye is of great value on this committee.
These volunteers welcome and assist parishioners at weekend Masses. They may distribute liturgy aids, direct people to seats, take up collections, distribute the parish bulletin after Mass, and handle any emergencies that might arise. Men and women are invited to serve the parish in this capacity.
These young parishioners proclaim the Word of God and read Prayers of the Faithful at the 9:00AM Family Mass. Youth lectors are in Grades 5 and above.