Sacristans for Weddings and Funerals

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We encourage you to prayerfully consider serving as a sacristan for weddings and funerals! Sacristans play the crucial role of completing all preparations before Mass, such as lighting candles and assembling the altar linens, so that the parish can have a beautiful, solemn liturgy. Sacristans arrive 30 minutes before Funerals and Weddings to manage preparations, and will receive training.

Coordinator: Jim Bailey

Phone: (703) 354-8711 ext. 10


If you can commit 15 hours per year, you will...

Create a schedule to coordinate and rotate the volunteers, as well as coordinate meetings where the priest can offer formation.