PARISH LIFE COMMITTEES
& ORGANIZATIONS

Knights of Columbus (KOC)

KOC is a Catholic, international, family fraternal organization that provides services to the church, community, council, and  family. Meetings are at 7:30 PM on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Columbian Home Event Center at 11th and Bridge. For membership or council information, call, Doug Ore at 720-371-02936. For hall rental, call Ray Vizcarra a at 303-659-0661. email dougore@yahoo.com

Columbian Squires

The youth branch of the Knights of Columbus. It is a leadership development program for Catholic young men between the ages of 10-18. Squires run their own meetings and plan athletic, social, spiritual and community events. For more information or to join the Squires, call Antonio Lucero at 303-637-7848.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA) – Court Daughters of St. Monica #2743

CDA participates in the religious, charitable and educational Apostolates of the Church. CDA engages in creative, spiritual growth, social enrichment and sharing of time and talent with our Parish & the Knights of Columbus. Meetings at the Columbian Home Event Center at 11th and Bridge on the first Monday of each month.  The rosary starts at 6:00 pm, meeting starts at 6:30 pm.  Membership, call Laura Lucero 303-637-7848, Jenette Aguilar 303-519-6499 or June Serrano  720-350-5422. email JBFAGUILLAR@gmail.com  JUNE.Serrano27@gmail.com   lauralucero@yahoo.com

 

Heavenly Dusters

A ministry that cleans the altar and sanctuary of the church on a weekly basis. To become involved in this ministry, for more info call Angie Montoya at 303-659-1680.

Holy Family Society

The Holy Family Society holds an annual nine-day novena, a Mass in honor of the Holy Family, and a potluck dinner. A small Chapel with a Statuette of the Holy Family rotates from one member home to another and includes special prayers. Monthly donations to the Holy Family Society are sent to the seminarians of the Archdiocese of Denver. For more information, call Priscilla Trujillo at 303-659-7441.

Jail Ministry

Conducts communion services at the Adams County Detention Center on Wednesday in English and Sunday evenings in Spanish. For more info, call Steve Kurz at 303-916-3635 or Mike Garcia (Spanish) at 303-654-0354

Laundering of Altar Linens

A ministry that cleans altar linens, including purificators, finger towels, ablution towels and corporals. These are picked up, washed and ironed weekly. For more info, call Denise Jensen at 303-907-0234 or email jensend113@hotmail.com

Offertory Counters

Offertory counters are made up of teams of parishioners who count and process the offertory collection every Sunday. Four teams rotate on a monthly basis. Counting requires accuracy and teamwork. For more information, call Rick Drury 303-960-5300 or email ricknorma@q.com

Parish Festival

The parish festival is held annually in August. This is the largest single activity in the parish. Many volunteers with all kinds of abilities are needed for a successful festival. For info, call Mike Dwyer at 303-807-9676 or email dwyerfam@comcast.net.

Funeral Luncheon Committee

Assists families who have lost a loved one by serving at lunches after funeral Masses. For more info call Francisca Amaya at 303-857-4317.

Pro-Life Ministry

Organizes educational activities and prayer vigils at Planned Parenthood. For more info call Karen Carlson (English) at 303-655-0555 or Anna Vargas (Spanish) at 303-883-3274.

St. Augustine Food Pantry

Located at 129 S. 6th Ave. Hours of operation are Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Volunteers are needed to pick up food, stock shelves and do intake. Food donations are always welcome. Cash donations provide an opportunity to purchase economically items needed from Food Bank of the Rockies. For more info, call Gerald Lucero at 303-654-1787.

St. Joseph Society

Meets twice a year at the parish center. In March, the society prays a novena for nine days. This novena leads up to a Mass in honor of St. Joseph. This Mass is followed by a pot luck lunch. For more info, contact Pauline Rivera 303-427-5351.