Sacred Arts Opportunities
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Concert and Event Ushers Greet event patrons, provide information and assistance as needed. Events usually take place on weekend evenings, some afternoons. Busiest months are October - December and February - April, for a total of about 20 events per year. Volunteer for one or two events....more is great! Time commitment is 4-5 hours per event. Training provided at each event.
Docent Docents provide tours related to the architectural and religious significance of The Basilica of Saint Mary. Tours are regularly scheduled on Sundays after the 9:30am and 11:30am Masses, or by appointment. Training and ongoing support is provided.
Environment: Advent Help prepare The Basilica for the Advent season. Volunteers are needed to help with wreath construction, banner assembly, birch tree placement and lighting, and general cleaning tasks. A team of 40 volunteers is needed to help completed all tasks.

In addition, volunteers are sought for the annual Advent Taize liturgy in the Teresa of Calcutta Hall. Tasks include setting up chairs, confession stations, and creating a prayerful worship space. Register to help with one or both at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Christmas Come help decorate The Basilica for the season of Christmas. Greening of The Basilica takes place on two seperate days prior to Chritmas Eve. Volunteers are then needed to assist with De-Greening The Basilica in January. Sign up to help at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Easter Join a team of volunteers to prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Easter. Sign up to help online at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Holy Week Join a team of volunteers to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Palm Sunday.
You are also invited to help take down the Palm Sunday environment and prepare for Holy Week (triduum). And that's not all! If you have the time available, assist with the preparation for the annual Lenten Taize liturgy on Holy Tuesday and for Good Friday. Sign up to help online at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Lent Volunteers are needed to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of the Lenten season. Decorating will take place the day before Ash Wednesday from 8:30am-12:00pm. Duties removing items from the Sanctuary (we create a sparse environment for Lent); and hanging purple banners from the Sanctuary dome. Sign up online to help at mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Pentecost Volunteers are sought to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Pentecost as well as remove decorations following the celebration. Sign up to help online mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Liturgical Sewing Ministry This ministry assists with vestments, linens, baptismal garments, and purificators. The ministry is done in homes and on occasion together as a group on church campus.
Photographer Help capture the people and events of our Basilica community. Must be comfortable with people and follow Basilica photo guidelines. Flexible assignment schedule available. Must be able to efficiently upload photos to file share website.
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Contact Melissa Streit to discuss these and other possibilities.