Liturgical & Corporal Ministries

Liturgical Ministries

Music Ministry

Join our Adult Choir, Children's Choir or Cantor at 10:30am Sunday Mass, Triduum Masses and other parish liturgical events, as your schedule allows. 

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 4 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy.


Parish volunteers who warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass, assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection.


Reader who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services.

Liturgical Linen Service

Responsible for the preparation and care of the altar linens. This includes the washing and ironing of purificators, corporals, and altar linens.


Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass.






Corporal Ministries

Hospitality  Committee

Volunteers who coordinate special events, including 10:30 am Mass Coffee Hour.

Ministry to Sick, Elderly and Infirm

Volunteers visit those who in our community who are in need of encouragement. More information?

St. Vincent de Paul at OLV

Carry out the mission of St. Vincent de Paul in our Palisades Community as we respond to basic needs of housing, food, tranporation and medical.Website

Social Concerns

Coordinate or volunteer to carry out one-time and ongoing community outreach, including meals for Women's Shelter and Catholic Charities Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Flowers and Grounds

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.







If interested in any of these ministries, please contact the Parish office by 
email or at 202-337-4835, ext100.

You may also use the Contact Form to request more information.