Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our choir director,

Schola Cantorum

The St. Michael’s Gallery Choir sings at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass, and the rehearsals for the Gallery Choir are at 10:00 a.m. in the Organ Gallery. For information about the 11:00 a.m. Choir, please contact Fr. Ted Lawson at 312-642-2498, ext. 216 or email

Contemporary Choir

The Contemporary Choir sings at the 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening Mass. Rehersals are on Sunday afternoons at 5:45 p.m. in the church. Singers and instrumentalists (flute, violin, guitar) are always needed. For more information about this choral group and ensemble, please contact Fr. Ted Lawson at


These music leaders of sung prayer proclaim the psalm and help the community to raise its voice in song. Cantors are vocalists that are advanced in training and many take voice lessons to prepare for their ministry. Extra rehearsals and training are needed; many times the Gallery Choir choristers serve as Saturday and Sunday cantors as well. Please contact Fr. Ted Lawson ( if interested.


Unite as a community praying the Rosary for the sanctity of all life from conception until natural death. Meditative hymns are sung, along with the recitation of the Rosary. No experience required.


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. Appointments are at the invitation of the Pastor.

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Michael Parish. Each year new members approved by the Pastor are received into
the council as terms expire. Watch the bulletin for the new member drive.

Stations of the Cross

Held on Fridays during the Season of Lent after the noon Mass in the church..


Monday Night Prayer Group

Join us Monday nights at 7 pm in the Rectory Chapel to read and reflect upon the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel, Contact the coordinator, Fr. Ken Sedlak at 312-642-2498 x - 234 or via email at

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy. If your child is interested, please call 312-642-2498 or email at

Eucharistic Minister

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound. If you are interested in this ministry please email .

Garden Club

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church. Please call the Parish Office if you are interested in volunteering to help, 312-642-2498.


Reader who proclaim the Scriptures at Mass and other services. Please email or call the Parish Office at 312-642-2498 if you are interested.


Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments. Please contact the coordinator of this program, Fr. Ken Sedlak at 312-642-2498 x - 234 or via email at

Ushers and Greeters

Volunteers who greet people upon entering the church and assist them to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection. Please contact Fr. Ted Lawson at or call 312-642-2498.





If you are interested in volunteering for any of these ministries or for more information please email St. Michael's at the email address listed or you may call the Parish Office at 312-642-2498.