Altar Servers Serve at Mass according to a schedule. Training offered by the Parish.
Eucharistic Adoration Tuesday at 7:00 PM St. Joseph Church Friday at 9:30 AM to 12 Noon St. Pius X Church Shifts are allotted to cover the presence of the Eucharist. Mary
Eucharistic Ministers /Lectors Serve at Mass according to a schedule posted on website. Training and support are provided to those who serve as liturgical ministers.
Homebound Ministry For those who have need of the Eucharist at home or in another facility. May also include transportation to and from Parish for Mass and special events or occasions. Anyone interested in supporting this ministry may contact the Parish office for details. Contact Parish Office
Ushers &Greeters The ministry of ushering & greeting is to greet people with a smile, assist them in finding a seat, and answer any questions they might have. Contact Parish Office
Marriage Mentors Lead discussions and offer support to those who are preparing for Holy Matrimony.
Prayer Shawl Meets the third Friday at 2:30 PM St. Pius X Church Msgr. P.J. Flanagan Parish Center Offering shawls to those in need of comfort. Knit prayer shawls at home or at monthly meetings. Knitting experience not required. All skill levels welcome. Paulette Tidd
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Faith Formation mentor program for those seeking to enter the church or for those seeking to receive Confirmation. Contact Parish Office

ACTS retreats

ACTS Retreat is a parish-based event which offers parishioners an opportunity to experience the love of Jesus Christ. This in turn fosters a desire for intentional discipleship.
ACTS Retreats are given by parishioners for parishioners, and in this way, serve to build Christian community at a parish. To find out what an ACT Retreat is Click Here

Tom Luna 207-518-9236
Justin Russell 207-310-7912

Youth Ministry Middle and High School students offering help to those in need through prayerful support and service.  
Bereavement Ministry Assists families at the time of the loss of a love one. Contact Parish Office
Social Justice and Peace Commission >Meets the third Thursday of each month, 7:00 PM at Parish Hall - 492 Ocean Ave.  We work to inform, educate, and advocate for those in need, as inspired by Catholic social teaching tradition. Elizabeth Manning (207) 310-7627  
  Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Coorinator
Our Lady of Hope Sebastian Rasle, S.J. Prayer Circle Parishioners who commit to praying for Our Lady of Hope Parish, St. Brigid School and for two other intentions which will change monthly. Contact Parish Office
Music Ministry Coordinates and plays music at parish liturgies to assist parishioners. Seeking singers and instrumentalist. Lori Arsenault / Contact Parish Office
Women’s Fellowship Meets at Msgr. P.J. Flanagan Parish Center at St. Pius X Church Karen Joyce
Matthew 25 Project Provides financial assistance to Portland residents needing oil, food, and clothing. Parishioners conduct interviews using Parish-provided cell phone (can be done from home). Janet Joyce
Wayside Soup Kitchen Meets at 4:00 PM 2nd Thursday of Month Deering Center Community Church 4 Brentwood St., Portland Serve free community meal. Susan Mullen/(207) 878-2802
Events Committee Meets monthly to plan for coordinating the Parish Calendar Contact Parish Office
Bingo Meets Wednesday at 12:00 PM St. Pius X Church - Msgr. P.J. Flanagan Parish Center (October—May) Contact Parish Office
Exer-Chi Meets Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM St. Pius X Church - Msgr. P.J. Flanagan Parish Center Contact Parish Office
St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen Monday thru Friday 307 Congress Street 08:00am to 12:30pm Jesse Senore / (207)939-3740


673 Stevens Ave, Portland, Maine, 04103-2640