Liturgical Ministries


Altar Servers

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy. For more information, send an email to Mary Sheedy at or call (508) 528-0170

Eucharistic Ministers

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound. For information, email Steve Zrike at or call the Parish office at (508) 528-0170For the latest schedule, click here.


Readers who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services. For information, email Steve Zrike at or call the Parish Office at (508) 528-0170. For the latest schedule, click here.


Volunteers who assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection. For more information, send an email to or call (508) 528-0170

Music Ministry

For information, send an email to or call (508) 528-0170.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith. For information, email or call the Parish office at (508) 528-0170.


Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments. For more information, click here.

Holy Hour

Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m. Deacon David Ghioni will lead in the Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and the Rosary, followed by Benediction. Confessions will also be available. For information, email or call the Parish office at (508) 528-0170.


Parish Ministries

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Jude Parish. For information, email or call the Parish office at (508) 528-0170.

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish and school. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets. For more information, send an email to or call (508) 528-0170.

Outreach to Homebound

Many parishioners are unable to attend Mass and receive him with Communion and it is most appropriate that “the Church come to them”.  Please contact our Parish Nurse, Beth Budny at 508 530-1346 or the rectory so that we can address this pastoral need.  

Exploring the Sunday Readings

At this gathering we use the Holy Bible and a published guide to read and discuss the Sunday Readings.  The discussion is centered on how we can integrate God’s Word into our daily lives.  Please consider joining us on Wed. mornings at 9:30 a.m.  Contact Maria Tomaszewski at 508-520-6636 with any questions.

St. Jude Women’s Group

All women are welcome! Gatherings are announced in the bulletin and on the website when scheduled. For more information, please email or call the Parish office at (508) 528-0170.

Parents Group

The Parents Group meets as a Parish Events and charitable outreach planning committee. The events planning meetings gather on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM and the last Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM at St. Jude's, Norfolk. Events are announced within the weekly bulletins as well as on Parish Facebook, "St. Jude Church." 

The Parent’s Group can be contacted via Facebook by sending a member request to the "St. Jude’s Parents" Facebook group OR by emailing Alison Sower at  

Food Pantry

Non perishable foods are collected at the back of the church on the last Sunday of the month and donated to charity.For more information, send an email to or call (508) 528-0170.

Food Baskets

On Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, Food Baskets are assembled and delivered to the residents of Hillcrest Village as well as to the needy in Norfolk and, through Catholic Charities, the region. For more information, send an email to or call (508) 528-0170

If interested in any of these ministries, please contact the Rectory by email ( or call (508) 528-0170.