Parish Commissions

Sacred Heart Church currently has five commissions which oversee all of the ministries, programs, and festivals offered by the church.   Each commission has at least one member of Sacred Heart Church staff and at least one Parish Council member represented on the commissions, in addition to volunteers from the parish.  Joining a commission is a great way to become involved in the Parish life.

Outreach Commission

The Outreach Commission oversees pastoral care, communion to the sick, service projects, social justice and outreach to inactive parishioners. Interested?  Contact: Laura Ash-Brackley, Laura@chsva.org

Worship Commission

The Worship Commission oversees music ministry, lectors, servers, ushers, and eucharistic Ministers.  It also oversees groups who promote the rosary and Holy Hour within the parish. Interested?  Contact: Vanesa Mariany, vy.mariani@gmail.com

Formation Commission

The Formation Commission oversees religious education for children, sacramental preparation programs, RCIA, youth ministry, and adult enrichment. Interested?  Contact: Federico Xol, xol.federico@yahoo.com or xolfederico80@gmail.com  Carmen O’Brien, cobrien@sacredheartrva.org

Community Commission

The Community Commission oversees all parish organizations, including hospitality, festivals, Guadalupe Committee, and welcoming of newcomers. Interested?  Contact: Patrick Schweiger,  pjschweig@gmail.com

Administration Commission

The Administration Commission oversees parish finances,  buildings and grounds, communication, stewardship and long-range planning. Interested?  Contact: J.C. Hodges, james.catesby@gmail.com