Ladies of Charity
The Ladies of Charity of Holy Sepulcher Parish are organized under the Ladies of Charity of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Our purpose is to provide charitable, religious, and educational services to people living within the geographic area of Holy Sepulcher Parish.
Our organization functions like an "umbrella", overseeing committees, which carry out works of charity.
The committees include:
The Elizabeth Minstry offers meals and gift baskets to new parents. They can provide information dealign iwth family planning, as well as other issues, such as infertility, adoption, upcoming multiple birth, miscarriage, infant loss, breast feeding issues or complicated pregnancy.
All Souls Mass & Anointing Mass
These committe members are available to assist with planning and/or serving at Masses held on All Souls Day and Anointing Masses.
This ministry reaches out to those who have recently lost a loved one. Members may make visits to the funeral home, say the Rosary before funerals, serve as ushers or bell ringers at funerals.
Every other year, this committee sponsors a "Prepare Ye" seminar, which focuses on end-of-life planning.
Thee committee members gather to say the rasary 1/2 hour before each funeral at Holy Sepulcher Church
Members of this committee organize the annual collection of Christmas gifts for disadvantaged members of our Parish community (residents of nursing homes, persoal care homes, children's organizations, pregnant women, newborns, etc)
Eucharistic Visits/Home Visits/Hospital Visits
These committee members visit and take the Eucharist to sick and home-bound members of our Parish
Members of this committee serve the veterans who are living at the Colonial Gardens personal care home. They put on an annual luncheon/social day and often provide treats on other special occasions.
This committee is in charge of organizing and distributing gift baskets to home-bound members of our Parish at Christmas and some remembrance at Easter, such as flowers.
These committee members plan the annual Holy Sepulcher Blood Drive
Members of this comittee coordinate serving dinner at St. Paul's Church in Butler once a year, for the community meal which is served there.