Assumption relies on and benefits from dedicated parishioners who give of their time and talent. Many opportunities exist to become involved in the parish. Volunteer opportunities include Eucharistic ministers, lectors, choir members, parish visitors, marriage mentor couples, catechism instructors, Loaves and Fishes volunteers, funeral meal servers and numerous other opportunities.
To learn more, watch for our annual parish volunteer fair held in September or call the parish office at 651-224-7536.
Catholic Charities annually serves 40,000 men, women and children, regardless of faith, and relies on volunteers to help them meet people’s basic needs. Assumption supports the work of Catholic Charities and monthly has a volunteer group serve meals at its Dorothy Day Center, located next to the church. To volunteer at the Dorothy Day Center or any of Catholic Charities 42 programs, call 612-664-8600 or visit www.cctwincities.org/volunteer
Since 1989, Joseph's Coat has been serving the neediest neighbors in St. Paul and surrounding Twin Cities communities. Volunteers help provide clothing, shoes, personal hygiene supplies and small household goods to people in need. The store is located at 1107 West 7th Street, St. Paul. For additional information visit www.josephscoatmn.org or call 651-291-2472.
Drop-in center located at 215 Ninth Street in St. Paul. Provides food and other basic services such as personal care, counseling and connection to other social service programs. www.listeninghouse.org
The Jeremiah Project works with single mothers who have completed high school to help them complete secondary education and learn lifelong skills to secure and maintain safe, stable housing for themselves and their children. To volunteer with the Jeremiah Project, visit www.jeremiahprogram.org or call 612-692-8711.
Christ’s command to serve the least among us compels us to put into action our faith not only through works of charity but by raising our voices for the common good. The Archdiocese’s Advocacy Program is run through Catholic Charities. To give voice to those who often go unheard, visit www.cctwincities.org/advocacy