Our Ministries

(NOTE: list is in order according to the day of the week which the group meets)

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Sunday
 
Primary Religious Formation
(Grades 1-4)
Level Coordinator: Dana Barajas (419-330-9996)
Class Time 9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
 
Nursery:
Held each Sunday morning in the Martha Room during 10:30 Mass
Contact: Becky Dadisman (419-822-7135)
Nursery Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
 
Preschool Religious Formation:
3 year olds thru Kindergarten
Level Coordinator: Michelle Gigax (419-583-7001)
Class Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
 
R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Held in the Youth Room from September - May. This class is for persons interested in becoming a member of the Catholic faith.
Director of Catechists: Mike Potter (419-583-6099)
Class Time: 9:00 a.m.
 
Children's Liturgy of the Word:
During 10:30 Mass in the Pope John XXIII Room
Moderator: Barb Bonfert (419-337-2322)
 
Baptism Class
Held at 9:00 a.m. on the 3rd Sunday of the following months: January, March, May, July, September and November. Arrangements must be made ahead of time through the parish office.
Classes are held in the Pope John XXIII Room of the church. Please register with the Parish Office at least a week in advance so that materials can be sent to you.
Moderator: Jamie Morris (419-822-9430)
Class Time: 9:00 a.m. in the Pope John XXIII Room
 
Our Lady of Guadalupe Society
This Hispanic group has Spanish events throughout the year. Meets at 4:00 p.m. the 1st Sunday of the month in the North Wing of the church.
Contact: Juanita Bautista (419-202-8176)
 
Monday
 
Knights of Columbus
Meetings held at Knights of Columbus Hall on the corner of Brunell & Leggett Sts. This is a group of men from the Parish who are of service to the Parish and the civic community in various ways. The group meets the 2nd Monday of the month. See the special link to the K of C.
Grand Knight: Mark Bryson (419-537-3474)
 
Cub Scouts
Meetings held during the school year most Mondays in the Basement Classrooms and Basement Hall.
Contact: Elyse Marks (419-335-6998)
Meeting Time: 6:30 p.m.
 
Life Beyond Today:
Bereavement support group meets the second Monday monthly in Pope John XXIII Room.
Contact: Karen Dierkens (419-460-1860)
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m.
 
Religious Education Advisory Core Team (REACT):
meets once a month. This group provides oversight for our religious education efforts and adviceto the Coordinator of Religious Education
Contact Person: Barbara Bonfert (419-337-2322)
 
Tuesday
 
Fulton Manor Bingo
Held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Fulton Manor.
Coordinator: Gale Rochfort (419-337-1565)
 
Pastoral Council
Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of the month (September-May) in the Pope John XXIII room. This is a group of elected men and women who represent the people and advise the pastor on parish matters.
President: Lloyd Gehle (419-335-7071)
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m.
 
Women's Fellowship
Meets for coffee, fellowship and to pray the Rosary.
Meeting Time: 9:00 a.m.
 
Boy Scouts
Meetings held during the school year in the North Wing (does not meet every week).
Contact: Kyle Browning (419-906-7421)
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m.
 
Traditional Rosary/Altar Society
Meets on Tuesday of selected months in the basement hall. Watch the Bulletin for dates. This is a group of ladies who serve the parish in many ways.
President: Connie Lillich (567-454-9310)
 
Liturgy Committee
This is a group of parishioners who plan the parish liturgies. Meets on the 3rd Tuesday.
Contact: Suzy Osborne (419-270-7391)
Meeting Time: 6:00 p.m.
 
Finance Committee
This group meets the 1st Tuesday (does not meet every month) to review the Parish finances and make recommendations.
Contact Person: Rhoda May (419-337-3415)
 
Wednesday
 
Junior High Religious Formation
(grades 5-8) Held each Wednesday evening
Lead Catechist: Jenny Bates (419-335-9362)
Class Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
 
Senior High Life Teen
(grades 9-12) Held each Wednesday evening from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Youth Room.
Class Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Andrea Valdez (419-335-4147)
 
Shrine Workers
The Shrine is located at the back of the parish property, and this group's interest is keeping the Shrine beautiful. anyone interested in helping to plant, weed and mow, etc. is welcome. Meets weekly from April thru October, 3-6 p.m.
 
Thursday
 
St. Theresa of Liseux Rosary/Altar Circle
Meets the 4th Thursday of select months in the Youth Room.  This group focuses on the beautification of the church and the church grounds.
Contact: Sue Mack (419-466-4603)
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m.
 
Saturday
 
Irregular Meetings
 
Tithing Committee
This group meets periodically to discuss assistance that is needed in the community and in the world.
Contact Person: Rhoda May (419-337-3415) and Maty Ritter (419-335-4666)
 
Maintenance Committee
This group checks the church and parish grounds for any upcoming maintenance problems that need to be addressed.
Contact: Mike Davis (419-337-2322)
 
Spirit Seekers (Contemporary Music Group)
Coordinator: Kevin Wray (419-410-5856)
 
St. Bernadette Rosary/Altar Circle
Regular meetings are not scheduled. This group benefits the youth with activities and projects.
President: April Stidham (419-335-7512)
 
Other Groups Within The Parish
 
St. Vincent dePaul Society
This is a society that helps the poor and indigent in the community with food and assists with other needs.
President: Joy Huber (419-335-7296)
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m.
 
Choir
The Choir practices weekly in the North Wing and sings twice a month at 10:30 Sunday Mass. High School and Adults are welcome.
Contact: Sue Dieringer (419-335-1601)
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m.
 
Prayer Chain
If you wish to have someone put on the prayer chain due to illness or for something else.
Contact: Sue Davis (419-822-3785)
 
Welcome Committee
This is a group of parishioners who welcome new parishioners to the Parish.
Contacts: Cindy Savage (419-335-0955) Margie Noirot (419-337-8436)
 
Greeters
This is a group of parishioners who greet parishioners before and after Mass.
Contact: Mary Ritter (419-335-4666)
 
Meals on Wheels
Watch the bulletin for information as to when it's St. Caspar's turm to serve the community.
Contact: Jim Spieles (419-335-4104)
 
Blood Mobile
Blood Mobile: Watch the bulletin as to when..
Contacts: Dick Alig (419-337-4319) or Lee Shields (419-822-4506)
 
Relay For Life Team
Fundraiser for cancer research. Held in June.
Contact: Lenny and Carol Breidenbach (419-220-4146) or John Borck (419-335-0396)
 
Cleaning Crew
This group does the general cleaning of the church (dusting, washing windows, vacuuming, etc.
Contact: Ruthann Fry (419-337-2322)
 
Cemetery
Selling of cemetary plots. Dick Alig (419-337-4319) or Don Davis
Contacts: Paul Wongroski (419-335-8103)
 
Office Volunteers
Volunteers are needed in the Office at different times throughout the year.
Contact: Vicki Smith (419-337-2322)
 
Outdoor Work/Maintenance
If you are someone who enjoys working outdoors, we have trees, flowers, shrubs, weeding,lawn mowing, snow shoveling, etc. that needs attending at different times of the year. We periodically need help with work inside the church.
Contacts: Mike Davis (419-337-2322)
 
 
St. Caspar Staff
 
Pastor:     Rev. David Bruning (419-335-3656)
 
Office Hours:     Weekdays Monday-Friday:    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m
 
Parish Secretary/Office Manager:     Vicki Smith (419-337-2322)
 
Parish Soft/Financial Secretary:     Mary Ritter (419-337-2322)
 
St. Caspar's Religious Formation Department:     C.R.E. (Coordinator of Religious Education): Barbara Bonfert (419-337-2322 & 419-708-2517)
 
Parish Maintenence:     Mike Davis (419-337-2322)
 
Custodian:     Ruthann Fry
 
Parish Life Center Rental Coordinator:     Ann Flory (419-583-0516)
 
 
If you are interested in volunteering or helping in some way with any group or committee, you can contact the person listed for that group, or call the Parish Office. The office will be very happy to direct you to the person in charge or can pass your name and phone number along to that group. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Parish Office (419-337-2322).