Ministries

As you read the descriptions of our Ministries, note that many of them have been formed to meet the needs of both our Anglo and Hispanic Communities.

Altar Linens

This ministry maintains the chalices, ciboria and chasubles and cleans all the lines. They also cleanse and replenish the holy water fonts.
Mrs. Lucy Marrone
Phone: 954-345-3926

Altar Servers

A liturgical ministry for boys and girls who have made their First Communion. They assist the priests and deacons at Mass, Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals. Each altar server must go to a training session once per year.
Myrna Torres-Gonzalez
Phone: 954-410-4017

Box of Joy

This project is run by Cross Catholic Outreach. The purpose of this project is to collect small gifts for poor children around the globe. The boxes are given out at Christmas. Saint Andrew Women’s Council and the Culinary Club are in charge of this project here at Saint Andrew.
Mrs. Maureen Voit
Phone: 954-905-6331

Charismatic Prayer Group

Help Members of the community to be more in tune with the Holy Spirit and develop a life of spontaneous prayer from the heart.
Mrs. Martha Gutierrez
Phone: 954-816-8800

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

What is the Liturgy of the Word with Children? When a parish celebrates the Liturgy of the Word with children, the children are usually dismissed ritually after the Opening Prayer, and they return with the Procession with the Gifts. The Liturgy of the Word with Children includes all of the elements that we normally experience in the Liturgy of the Word at Mass. For children ages 7 to 12 years old.
Mrs. Mary Forney
Phone: 954-905-6332

Children Rosary Group

A group of children from 5 to 12 years old that get together to pray the Rosary, every 1st Friday of the month in the school building.
Mrs. Zoraida Perez
Phone: 954-340-1869

Consolation Ministry

Assists families at the time of death of a loved one with the preparation of the funeral/memorial mass.
Mrs. Catherine Gertz
Phone: 954-340-0568

Corpus Christi Ministry

The purpose of this ministry is to adore and make reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in front of the Blessed Sacrament. Intercede for personal needs and those of the whole world (especially pray for Priests). All through the devotion to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus Christ.
Mrs. Rosa Alvarez
Phone: 954-461-1715

Council of Catholic Women

The mission of the St. Andrew Council is to support, educate and empower women in the areas of spirituality, leadership and service.
Mrs. Raquel Sayago
Phone: 954-720-6221

Cub Scouts

The main focus is to influence the boys character development, spiritual growth and good Sportsmanship. The Boy Scouts of America program offers numerous benefits to your boy: values, variety of learning experiences, building friendships and self confidence, learning social skills. The Cub Scout Pack is open to any boy from first to fifth grade. Your son DOES NOT have to be enrolled at Saint Andrew School to be a part of the pack. Anyone may join. Applications can be obtained at any meeting.
Mrs. Maria Laverde
Phone: 954-451-8111

Detention Ministry

Prepares and assigns parish volunteers for visits to prisons
Mrs. Gail McLellan
Phone: 954-346-7034

Divine Mercy Ministry

This ministry is to introduce and educate on the Divine Mercy of Christ. Learn about Christ, His unconditional love and how you can apply this to your daily lives. Presently, the ministry prays the Divine Mercy Chaplet in front of the Blessed Sacrament before Benediction.
Mrs. Patricia Vidal
Phone: 954-851-3930

Emmaus – Women

To create an environment where all women who attend the retreat will feel unconditionally loved. We have it in English and Spanish
Kathy Garofalo
Phone: 954-729-1529

Emmaus – Men

A weekend retreat conducted twice a year, one in english and one in spanish, during which, one experiences Jesus in a very personal and powerful way.
Jim Manley (English) and Hector Fabio Rojas (Spanish)
Phone: 954-695-6537 (Jim), 954-812-5407 (Hector)

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Administer Communion at Mass, to the sick and to the homebound
Mrs. Elizabeth McTighe-Nichols (English) and Mrs. Mery Queija (Spanish)
Phone: 954-344-5892 (Elizabeth), 954-753-1783 (Mery)

Finance Committee

Assists with handling the parish finances
Mr. Ivan Ortiz
Phone: 954-753-4792

Gift Shop

Catholic articles are offered to help fellow Catholics in their walk with the Lord
Mrs. Peggy Forlenza
Phone: 954-905-6329

Haitian Prayer Group

It is a group of Haitian men and women who believe in the power of the Holy Spirit. They pray the Rosary and give thanks to our Lord.
Mrs. Ruysdael Syriaque
Phone: 954-729-2909

Intergenerational Events

Saint Andrew Parish shares God’s love and mercy across intergenerational and multicultural lines. The intergenerational events nurture community by bringing together people of all ages to celebrate the faith. There are five intergenerational events scheduled per liturgical year. Sharing faith stories across generations and fostering creativity are strong ways to create lifelong disciples. This ministry provides prayerful and joyful experiences to which all parishioers are invited.
Mrs. Rowena H. Muzquiz
Phone: 954-804-8086

Knights of Columbus

Fraternal organization dedicated to the promotion and involvement of the family in Catholic faith activities.
Mr. Larry Carballo
Phone: 954-647-1193

Lectors/Commentators

The call to proclaim the Word of God is an honor. The lector gives public witness to his/her fundamental beliefs. The role of a lector is to proclaim the Word of God by reading selections from the Old and New Testaments. Training is provided.
Steve or Christina Sanabria (English) and Ernesto or  Aleida Angel (Spanish)
Phone: 954-415-6523 (Steve & Christina), 954-673-9464 (Ernesto & Aleida)

Legion de Maria

Organizacion mundial de aquellos que trabajan en cualquier actividad catolica que beneficie a la parroquia, sirviendo a Cristo a traves de Maria.
Mrs. Rossana Noguera
Phone: 954-536-0489

Little Houses of Prayer

Be a part of the “New Evangelization”! As a member of a Little House of Prayer, you receive all that you need to participate in living the Gospel, as the Lord instructed us to do. The weekly meetings are invigorating and edifying! Learn about our faith as we discuss the Gospel, related canons of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and much more.
Jim or Lorry Dobies
Phone: 954-213-5723 or 954-213-7198

Liturgical Environment / Committee

Preparing the Church building and grounds for the Liturgical Seasons. Coordinates liturgical celebrations to enhance our relationship with God.
Saint Andrew Parish Office
Phone: 954-752-3950


Men’s Club

Organization of men who gather for fellowship and to serve the parish.
Mr. Jerry Pannell
Phone: 954-752-3950
Email: samc@bellsouth.net

Ministerio Crecimiento Matrimonial

El proposito del Ministerio es fortalecer a las parejas espiritualmente y ofrecerle herramientas que les sirvan de ayuda en su matrimonio a traves de actividades y dinamicas.Orientar a sus miembros en llevar una vida centralizada en las ensenanzas de Cristo para el sano desarrollo familiar, servir a nuestra Iglesia, aumentar nuestra fe a traves de las Escrituras,aprender y crecer espiritualmente en un ambiente de hermandad, edificacion, amor y apoyo mutuo.
Roofnie & Roxana Escobar
Phone: 786-508-7374
Email: www.crecimientomatrimonial.com.

Ministerio Semilla

Grupo que alaba, estudia y eleva la palabra de Dios a todas las personas, profundizando en el conocimiento de nuestra fe.
Mrs.Martha L. Mera
Phone: 954-562-1908

Music Ministry (Adult, Children & Handbell)

Offers a wide variety of choirs for those who wish to serve the Lord through music
Mrs. Mary Lou Taff
Phone: 954-905-6335

Nuestros Hijos

Oran a nuestro Senor para que bendiga a los hijos y a la juventud en general.
Mrs. Maritza Monroe
Phone: 954-394-9192

Parent Support Group

The Parent Support Group at Saint Andrew Church is designed to help parents and caregivers navigate through the challenges of raising children in today’s world. Confidence, a sense of humor, experience and other skills are important ingredients to parenting. Discuss different topics of faith such as keeping faith in the family, helping the child understand the faith and the like. Workshops are being held quarterly by the facilitator providing information.
Mrs. Maureen Johnson
Phone: 954-549-4481

Parish Pantry

Assists those in need with food and other basic human needs
St. Andrew Church – Office
Phone: 954-752-3950

Pastoral Council

Is envisioned as a committee of ministers, ordained and non-ordained, whose major purpose is to give direction to the Parish Community
Mr. Ted Kowalchuk
Phone: 954-895-7696

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration

Invites Parishioners to become adorers. Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is simply our response to Jesus love for us, whereby each of us is willing to spend a quiet holy hour of prayer in His Eucharistic Presence once a week on a regular basis that we may have perpetual (seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day) exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
Mrs. Bettina Favata
Phone: 954-654-5614

Praying for Our Children

Come with your family and together we willl pray for our Children, also for our Nephews, Nieces, neighbors, friends, and all our youth.
Mrs. Maritza Monroe
Phone: 954-394-9192

RCIA/Sacramental Preparation for adults

The process of fully initiating adults into the Catholic Religion
Miss Mary Forney (English) / Mrs. Lia Aristazabal (Spanish)
Phone: 954-905-6332 (Mary) / 954-905-7597 (Lia)

Religious Education

Educating children not in Catholic school in the Catholic faith and preparing them for First Holy Communion and Confirmation
Mrs. Beatriz Castro
Phone: 954-905-6323

Respect Life

Committed to respect all issues wih respect to the dignity of every person; operates Pro-Life Office
Mrs. Anna Rocco
Phone: 954-752-1054

Rosary for Life

The rosary is prayed every Sunday after the Holy Mass at 1:30 p.m., as well as the months of May and October. They ask the Blessed Mother to intercede before her Divine Son for a greater respect for the sanctity of Human Life, from conception until natural death.
Mrs. Rowena H.-Muzquiz
Phone: 954-804-8086

Rosary Group

Pray the Rosary every morning
Mrs. Gail McLellan
Phone: 954-346-7034

Sacristan

Prepares Eucharistic celebration.
Mrs. Marie Campos
Phone: 954-341-5350

Social Events Ministry

Organizes the social events of the parish.
Ms. Linda Castello
Phone: 954-592-8809

Saint Andrew School

Offers 2-year-olds through Grade 8 a sound education, Christian values and attitudes as exhibited throughout prayer and academic life of the school community.
Mrs. Kristen Hughes
Phone: 954-753-1280

St. Vincent de Paul

Parishioners dedicated to the evaluation of the financial needs of those in our community in need of assistance.
Mrs. Dolly Conlin
Phone: 954-905-6316

Tidings of Joy

Deliver birthday gifts to residents of St. Andrew Towers, Margate Health Center, and Park Summit Assisted Living.
Mrs. Crunch Fox
Phone: 954-753-4342

Ushers

Serves the worshipping community with joy, dependability, kindness, reverence and by being helpful at mass.
Mrs. Marie Campos
Phone: 954-341-5350

Welcome Ministry

Welcomes new parishioners and explains the mission and activities of the parish.
Mrs. Mary Forney (English) and Mr. Jorge Queija (Spanish)
954-905-6332

Young Adults (Common Place)

A Catholic group who support the Youth4Christ programs as well as fellowship with one another through socials, Bible studies and other faith building activities.
Ms. Belinda M. Castañeda
Phone: 954-410-1722

Youth4Christ (Middle & High School)
We are lovingly dedicated to helping our youth to deepen their relationship with Christ, to grow in their knowledge and appreciation of our Catholic faith, and to serve others in the name of the Gospel.

Ms. Belinda M. Castañeda
Phone: 954-410-1722