St. Jerome Emergency Call Number

For Sacramental Emergencies requiring the attention of a priest contact, call 757-872-8166.

New Parish Registration Process

Welcome and thank you for registering with St. Jerome Catholic Church in Newport News, Virginia! This new process is an option to coming to the office or meeting with a Pastoral Council member during the 2nd Sunday of the month. The Catholic Diocese of Richmond uses a centralized parishioner database called Parishsoft.

Link to On-line Registration

Click here for instructions to assist in the process.

Again, welcome to the family!

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Mass Times: Saturday 5pm, Sunday 7am, 9am and 12pm
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Church Cleaning  Kathleen Myrick 877-7318

Cleans and maintains the Sanctuary. Takes care of flowers in worship area. Volunteer teams of 5-6 people are scheduled on a rotating basis. Teams meet Saturday at 8:00 a.m from this source.

Altar Flowers

Flowers in memory of a loved one or special event in your life may be placed on the altar for a donation of $40. Call the office to request a special date.

Altar Servers 

Servers assist at all weekend masses, holy day masses, weddings, funerals, and special liturgies. Training is provided. Youth in grades 4 through 12 who have received the Sacrament of Eucharist are invited to serve.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion  Debbie Moore 874-4323

Distributes the Eucharist during Masses and brings the Eucharist to shut-ins. Scheduled on a monthly basis. Must have received Sacrament of Confirmation.

Greeters Madeleine Conway 874-8659

Welcomes people at the Church entrances before Masses.

Lectors Tee Fuller (804) 642-6589

Describes the theme of the liturgy, proclaims the scriptural readings and prayers of the faithful during the Liturgy of the Word. Training mandatory.

Money Counters  Bob Tardif 874-6689

Counts collections.

Music Ministry
Adult Choir - Louise Maurer 877-5021
Youth Choir/Ensemble - Michele Vallet 876-9119

Adult Choir/Cantor - The Adult Choir/Cantor provides music for the 5:00 p.m. Saturday and the 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon Sunday Masses. This ministry provides the parishioners with resounding vocal support in every phase of the Liturgy. Skills: Ability to hold a tune and/or willing to learn, musical awareness, and be comfortable in front of people. Gifts: out-going, compassionate, leadership, love to minister through music, generous with time and talents.Rehearsals are one hour prior to each mass or at the discreation of Choir Director. New members are welcome!

Youth Choir/Ensemble - The Youth Choir/Ensemble provides music for the 9:00 a.m. Sunday Mass.  Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  Teens from 6th-12th grade who enjoy singing or playing an instrument are invited to come to a rehearsal or to contact Michele Vallet, Youth Music Minister.

Music Ministers and individual Cantors are available for weddings and other functions.

Ushers Tee Fuller (804) 642-6589

Assist in seating people before Masses, carry the collection basket, escort during Communion, straighten up the Church after Masses. Training available.

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