Under the guidance of the pastor, the Altar Guild ensures that all of the physical elements for the celebration of the church’s sacraments and liturgies are prepared with beauty and noble simplicity. This complex, challenging work includes tasks suited to every temperament and talent. For an opportunity to serve in the Altar Guild, contact the sacristan, either through the office or by calling 332-1365.
The choir at St. John Vianney consists of very dedicated singers who practice from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. every Wednesday evening and sing at the 10:30 a.m. Mass every Sunday through the choral season.
If you are over the age of 55, you are invited to join this group. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month for planned activities.
Our Hispanic ministry nurtures the inclusion and participation of the Hispanic community in the activities, functions, and spiritual life of the church, and fosters individual growth and responsibility within the life of the parish.
Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus, Council 10010 meet on the first Wednesday night of each month in the parish office building. The Knights are effective advocates and defenders of civil and religious rights for all in our community. There is a place in the Knights of Columbus for every qualified man.
Legion of Mary
The largest apostolic organization of lay people in the Catholic Church, the Legion of Mary has been approved by the last six Popes and was endorsed by the Second Vatican Council. Our Lady of Le Leche Praesidium meets each Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. in the parish office building. Members do two hours of service work each week, including visiting and ministering Communion to the sick and aged.
Supporting the needs of the parish and community through new and existing programs, outreach promotes charitable works, enlists human resources and publicity for social assistance.
Parish Social Life
Parish Life promotes a sense of community and fellowship within the parish by organizing and facilitating the social events and activities
Concerned with Catholic education in the parish, its purpose is to formulate policy that will guide Catholic School Education. All elementary schools have a School Board. The School Board is consultative in nature and serves in an advisory role.
St. Martha’s Guild
In the spirit of St. Martha, who fed and served the Lord, St. Martha's Guild provides meals and cards for parishioners in need due to illness, crisis, or death in the family. The Guild also administers the SJV Food Pantry. To report a need or help minister to the parish, contact Mary Garretson at 838.8016.
St. Vincent de Paul
Members of the St. Vincent de Paul Society grow spiritually by serving the suffering. The members witness God’s love by embracing works of charity and collaborating with other people of good will in relieving needs and addressing their causes, making no distinction in those served.
Save A Soul CD
Parishioners Greg Rausch and Frank Myers have produced a beautiful CD of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy prayer. Copies of the CD are available for $10 through the church office.