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PARISH LIFE MINISTRIES

BLOOD PRESSURE MINISTRY

We need those with  medical skills to take blood pressures once amonth after one mass for 30-40 minutes. We really need volunteers to keep this very important service going.  

CONTACT

Maggie Caldarella
parishnurse@oln-parish.com

BOY SCOUTS AND CUB SCOUTS

The scouts meet in the evenings in the Youth Center at OLN.  If you are interested in joining the leadership team for the scouts please contact:

CONTACTS

Cub Scouts - Webb King
wking3895@gmail.com

Boy Scouts - Tim Bradley
bradley6@cox.net

BUILDING & GROUNDS

Many hands make light work.  Help maintain our building and grounds including but not limited to mowing, planting, mulching and overall general repair work.   

CONTACT

Jim Specht
jimspecht@cox.net

COFFEE AND DONUTS

Help serve coffee and donuts the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

CONTACT

Rita Harris
secretary@oln-parish.com

CRAFTY LADIES

This group meets Thursdays from 10 to 2 to make items which are sold to help local charities. 

CONTACT

Noel Cosby
noelroanoke@cox.net

FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE  

A hospitality group that prepares and delivers meals to new moms, parishioners recovering from a hospital stay, and the homebound.

CONTACT

Maggie Caldarella
parishnurse@oln-parish.com

FUNERAL RECEPTIONS  

Prepare donated food on fancy dishes, dress tables, arrange flowers in small vases. Replenish food platters as necessary, and cleanup after family leaves.  Pack left over food for family member to pick up

after burial.  Cleanup FH and kitchen after Reception. 

Time commitment: Approx. 4-4.5 hrs. per reception.

 

CONTACT 

Maggie Caldarella,  FRC Coordinator

parishnurse@oln-parish.com

GRIEF SHARE MINISTRY

A 13 week program for those experiencing grief to meet and watch videos, share their loss or losses and are given workbooks to use called “Your Journey from mourning to Joy “

This session begins Monday September 11th from 10:00-11:30 am in the OLN library and runs weekly until Monday, December 4th.  It includes a  video on  how to deal with grief during the holidays. Please contact Maggie Caldarella as soon as possible if you wish to join this session. This program is free of charge.

CONTACT 

Maggie Caldarella,  FRC Coordinator

parishnurse@oln-parish.com

OLN GARDENERS 

The OLN Gardeners are individuals and families who care for a landscape garden on their own time schedule or support the Giving Garden (see below) whose harvest is given to local charities. OLN is blessed to have many gardens. Our motto is "Many hands, less work and a more beautiful, caring church."

CONTACT

Lorraine Floryan
(540) 989-8577
floryan6@cox.net

HEALTH MINISTRY

The Health Ministry is always looking for new members! We meet quarterly on the first Tuesday of the month to plan future Parish Health Events.

CONTACT

Maggie Caldarella
parishnurse@oln-parish.com

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal benefit society. 

CONTACT

Don Feick
rockingrandpa@msn.com

LOGOS THEATRICUS

Logos is an ecumenical theater company born out of OLN and is comprised of artists and musicians of all ages from the Roanoke Valley.  Our mission is to produce quality theatrical events that educate, entertain and enhance people’s lives and to raise money for local charitable organizations.

CONTACT

Dan Keeley
music@oln-parish.com

MEN'S FELLOWSHIP

Meets the first Thursday of the month. Join other men of the parish on this journey of faith experience.

CONTACT

Dennis Henry
dennishenry@verizon.net

PASTORAL CARE

We visit and bring Eucharist to the home-bound, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. 

CONTACT

Maggie Caldarella parishnurse@oln-parish.com

Paula Mallin pemallin@cox.net

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY  

We give prayer shawls to those who are bereaved, hospitalized or having serious health issues. Please consider making prayer shawls for the bereaved, sick and hospitalized. We meet the first Monday of the month (except on holidays) from 1-2:30pm in the Library.

CONTACT

Faye Gravett
(540) 989-6320

VAN MINISTRY  

We pick up those in our area that have transportaion or medical needs and bring them to the weekend masses. We are always looking for help to drive the OLN van. No special driver’s license category necessary. 

CONTACT

Rita Harris
secretary@oln-parish.com

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