To contact any of the ministry leaders below, call the rectory @ (856) 662-9338 and we will arrange for the ministry leader to contact you ASAP.
Young people who assist at liturgical celebrations
Contact: John Messina
Arts & Environment
A group that prepares the Church artistically for liturgical seasons
Contact: Maria Haas
Assists parishioners in their time of need after the death of a family member.
Contact: Janis Melfi
Assists parishioners through various stages of bereavement beginning with visiting the sick involved with Hospice, to meeting with family to discuss Mass arrangements and the “After Care” as families experience the continued loss of a loved one.
Contact: Janis Melfi
Buildings and Grounds
Parishioners who donate their time and various skills to doing light maintenance and projects on and around our parish property, including the “Adopt–A-Flower Bed” project
Contact: Ray Costner
CCD Lifelong Faith Formation
A program which provides education and formation to assist parents
in meeting the spiritual and sacramental needs of children
Contact: Suzanne Underwood
Promotes the awareness of the gift of Eucharistic Devotion by encouraging parishioner participation
People who distribute Holy Communion
Contact: Louise D’Alessandro
A group that works to increase the financial health of our parish through fundraisers
aimed at parishioners and non-parishioners
Contact: Joe Haas
A group that sets up and assists in all matters revolving around hospitality
Contact: Terry Modzier
Knights of Columbus
A group dedicated to church and community service that meets
the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month
Contact: Lonnie Monaco
Parishioners who proclaim the Lord’s Words thoughtfully and joyfully
Contact: Pat Nolte
To plan, to evaluate and to implement the liturgical life of the parish in order to further the work of the Holy Spirit in building community, through worship and prayer.
Men’s Prayer / Scripture Group
A group of men who get together on Saturday mornings to review
the readings and have prayer and discussion
Contact: Joe Fagan
A group with musical and vocal talents that enhance the liturgical experience through music
Contact: Nancy Werner-Kaiser
Nursing Home Ministry
People who visit the nursing home, bring residents to Mass, and serve as Eucharistic Ministers.
Contact: Mary Sharon Monaco
Parish Finance Council
Acts as an advisory board to the pastor making financial and operations recommendations; prepares the annual parish budget; maintains parish facilities; oversees stewardship programs
A group of elected or appointed people who aid the pastor in all matters pertaining to the parish
Contact: Joe Haas
Performs daily intercessory prayers for the living as well as the deceased, requested through the parish prayer line offering the caller a compassionate listener and partner in prayer.
Contacts: Lois Picknally & Bernice Taylor
A group that instructs those wishing to become Catholic and also prepares those who are Catholic to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation
Contact: Loretta Steinmetz
Provide supporting a variety of ways for families within the parish of St. Stephen’s and beyond. Help to raise consciousness of the social justice issues in an educational format that includes prayer and reflection on Catholic social issues.
Contact: Rick Taylor & Bill Mattia
Spiritual Life Board
The purpose of the Spiritual Life Board is to plan spirituality programs for the parish in Advent and Lent and to plan a parish-wide retreat (Mission) on a yearly basis.
Contact: Deacon Anthony Cioe
Welcomes and greets parishioners and assists at liturgical celebrations
Contact: Keith Knight
Increase parishioners’ awareness that we all have a vocation to serve one another in love. Provide information and support in responding to the call to the single, married, religious life and priesthood.
Contacts: Elizabeth McHugh
Women’s Bible Study Group
A group of women who meet on a weekly basis to read selected passages from the Bible and have lively discussions in order to better understand God’s Word and God’s special plan for each one of us as women.
Contact: Eileen Heidi
Young Adult Ministry
Our group’s mission is to present the joy of living a vibrant, well-balanced Catholic life through traditional Catholic teachings, spiritual growth, and fellowship. We, the members of St. Stephen’s Young Adult Group, are committed to serving the needs of our group’s members, as well as the broader community of young adult Catholics ages 18-39 in the Camden Diocese.
Contact: Ally Meloni
Young Adult Music Ministry
Assists in the development of musical skills through instrumental and vocal applications
and coordinates those talents to add to the celebration of liturgy at the Young Adult Mass.
Contact: Joey Scavuzzo
Young people in grades 6 to 12 who gather together with the purpose to develop a stronger relationship with God, serve others, and become active members of the Church
Contact: Cindy Pandola