Saint Mary's Catholic Church Franklin, KY

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Participating in the Celebration of Mass

Contributing to the Success of Our Parish/Community Life

Altar Servers

Assist the priest during the celebration of the Mass.  Anyone who has received his or her First Communion is eligible to participate in training for Altar Servers.


We encourage you to consider participating in the Mass as a Lector.  You proclaim the Word of God and lead the congregation in the intercessory prayer during the Prayer of the Faithful.

Eucharistic Minister

A Eucharistic Minister distribute the Body and Blood of Christ during the celebration of the Mass.  Other privileges include the holy task of taking the Eucharist to shut-ins and those in the hospital.

Music Ministry

Music is an integral part of our worship!  We are always looking for those who want to share their musical talents.
New voices are welcome. If you would like to share your musical talent, please contact the Church Office.

Gift Bearer

You represent our congregation as you present the bread and wine to the priest during the offertory.


Make all feel welcome!  Welcome parishioners and visitors as they come through the door to join us in worship.


Ushers serve God by maintaining an atmosphere of reverence and friendliness before, during and after Mass.  They help people find a place to sit, collect the offerings and distribute the weekly bulletin.

Support Positions


A large library is available for those interested in exploring more deeply their faith.  Our librarian keeps the shelves organized and catalogs new material.


This individual is responsible for maintaining the historical records of our Church.  Not only the names and dates of our many events but the treasure trove of anecdotal information for the past 150 years is organized and preserved for future generations.


Researching and documenting the facts that surround our parish and the community in which we serve falls under the purview of our Historian.  


Maintaining our webpage with up-to-date information is the job of the Webmaster.

Pastoral Council

A group of elected parishioners tasked with advising our Pastor on matters related to both the spiritual and physical needs of our parish.  

Administration & Finance Committee

Appointed parishioners who advise our Pastor and the Pastoral Council on matters of finance (including the budget) and administrative issues for the success of our Parish.

Hispanic Council

Those who coordinate the praise and worship activities of our Hispanic community.   

Worship Committee

Volunteers who meet with Father to discuss and advise on the aspects of worship.

Evangelization Committee

Those who work to spread the Word of God by reaching out to lapsed Catholics, visitors to our Church and the community-at-large.

Education Committee

This group works with Father to plan and implement our religious education programs.  

Ladies’ Guild

All women of the parish are considered members of the Ladies’ Guild. They plan social events as well as celebrations of significant religious events in the lives of our parishioners.

Men’s Club

Join us one Saturday a month!  Help us keep the bushes trimmed, flowers blooming and any other task that might need attention with respect to our physical plant.

Youth Group

Middle and High School students are members of the Youth Group.  In addition to various activities they participate in diocesan youth oriented events.

Religious Education Program

People dedicated to providing our children with their religious education through high school.  They prepare our children for the Sacraments of Holy Communion, First Reconciliation and Confirmation.

Vacation Bible School

Summer time fun, learning about our faith through planned activities.

Knights of Columbus

A Catholic-based Fraternal Organization engaged in charity (local and global in scope), Life Insurance, and faith-based institutional investing.  Membership is open to men over the age of 18.

St Vincent DePaul Society

 A parishioner led community outreach program providing food, clothing, shelter and various other necessities to our community.

Please contact the Church Office if you are interested in participating

in any of these ministries.