Members of parish communities have a wealth of ways to serve and feel a part of the parish family.  Committees are formed to educate, enrich our faith, strengthen our parish and support Outreach organizations.

We welcome you to join us in the committee(s) of your choice!


SAINT LAWRENCE HAVEN OUTREACH COMMITTEE: Members of Holy Cross Church meet monthly to prepare sandwiches for the needy. If interested please contact Eileen or Ray Kiersh at


CATHEDRAL EVENTS COMMITTEE: The Events committee plans social and fund-raising events throughout the year to foster a sense of community within the Cathedral Community. Meetings are scheduled as needed for any particular event. Contact Ed Wojewodka at (614) 547-0055 or


I-T COMMITTEE: This committee advises the Webmaster and associated I-T computer services for the Cathedral and Holy Cross communities. Meetings are held on a regular basis as needed. Contact Chris Daly at

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The K of C is a fraternal organization of Catholic men engaged in charitable works. The Council 400 meets at 7:00 pm. on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, September through May and the 2nd Monday of the month, June through August. The Chapter meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the 1st Thursdays of the month year-round. All meetings are in the Cathedral Undercroft. Contact Phil Renico at (614) 864-0223 or

LITURGICAL MINISTERS: Members of the Cathedral Community take part in the celebration of the Sacred Liturgy as Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Hospitality Ministers/Greeters and Altar Servers. Review and training sessions are scheduled routinely with advance notification. At Holy Cross, please contact Sister Anne Keenan, O.P., at or (614) 224-3416; at the Cathedral, contact Michael Elton at (614) 405-7770 or

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA): Interested in coming into the Catholic faith? RCIA sessions have already begun for this year. For more information about RCIA and the process of becoming a fully-initiated member of the Catholic Church, at Holy Cross please contact Sr. Anne at or (614) 224-3416; at the Cathedral please contact Mr. Jake Neal at or (614) 224-1295; or Carol Keene at or (614) 657-9528.

PARISH SCHOOL OF RELIGION (PSR) ~ CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD: As parents you are the primary religious educators of your children. Our catechetical classes are here to support you. It is our goal to partner with you and your family along your faith journey. Saint Joseph Cathedral and Holy Cross Church provide a joint program using the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd model for students enrolled in Grades 1-8 who do not attend a Catholic School. Classes this year are held in the Cathedral Undercroft. For more information, please contact Deborah Matthews, Coordinator of Religious Education, at

SAINT VINCENT DePAUL SOCIETY: For as little as 60 minutes a month, you can grow spiritually by offering service to those who are needy and suffering.   Participate in outreach programs for Saint Lawrence Haven, Bryden House Apartments and Joint Organization for Inner-city Needs (JOIN). If interested, please contact Kevin Dunleavy at (614) 436-3943 or e-mail or come to our monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on the First Sunday of the month, year-round, in the Fulcher Room.

FINANCE COMMITTEE:   Holy Cross Finance Committee meets quarterly on the Second Tuesday of November, February, May and August. For more information contact Terry Creedon at

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND CONCERNS COMMITTEE: This committee dedicates its efforts to those who are in need due to hunger and poverty, domestic and family violence, capital punishment, health and bio-ethics issues. If you are interested in joining this group please contact Michael Elton at (614) 405-7770 or

VOCATIONS COMMITTEE: The Vocations Committee prays for vocations of Priests and Religious from our parishes and for the Holy Catholic Church throughout the world. Through programs, prayer, discussion, and the encouragement of young people, parishioners can make the whole community more “vocation conscious.” The committee meets at 9:00 a.m. on the Third Sunday of the month in the Fulcher Room. Contact Barbara Garick at (614) 877-0168 or

YOUNG ADULTS GROUP – (Triple V) – Via, Veritas et Vita: Young adults between the ages of 18 and 40 gather to foster community among fellow parishioners. Meetings are held at least once a month. Contact us via: Facebook – St. Joseph Cathedral Young Adult Group ( E-mail: If you would like to be included in the email distribution list. Web: