The Liturgical Ministries concentrate on the various details of making the Mass and Sacraments available to the congregation. Individual ministries are also dedicated to creating a rich and meaningful liturgical experience for parishioners and visitors.

Altar Servers

Youth in Grades 4 and up assist the Priest during Sunday Mass and other liturgical services. If you are interested, please contact the Rectory at 716-632-8838.

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration is an informal ministry that offers prayer and adoration before the Blessed Sacrament. Contact Deacon Thomas F. Friedman for additional information: 716-207-9158 or

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

More commonly known as Eucharistic Ministers, this ministry is dedicated to assisting with the distribution of the Eucharist at Mass and to the sick and homebound. Contact the Rectory for more information at 716-632-8838.

Hospitality Ministers

Volunteers welcome attendees upon arrival at Mass, assist with the seating of the congregation and coordinate the taking up of the offering during Mass. Contact the Rectory for more information at 716-632-8838.


Adult volunteers serving as lectors are responsible for proclaiming the scriptures at Mass, Prayers of the Faithful, along with any parish announcements. If you are interested, please contact the Rectory at 716-632-8838.

Small Linens Ministry

Laundering of small linens needed for Mass is provided through this ministry. If interested in joining, contact tbe Rectory at 716-632-8838.

For information on washing linens, click on the following: Washing Ways 2021

Liturgical Planning Committee

This committee plans the liturgy and environment for each liturgical feast and season. Contact the Rectory at 716-632-8838.

Music Ministry

Nativity has a full range of musical ministries serving the weekend liturgies. They range from organist and cantor to full choir.  For more information, contact Bob Volkman, Director of Music, at 716-465-3501.

Adult Altar Servers

Adult men and women offer assistance to the Priest during funeral Masses. If you are interested, contact the Rectory at 716-632-8838.