Altar Society

Mission Statement

Altar Society exists to enhance worship at Blessed Sacrament Church by devoting time, talent, and treasure to create an altar and sanctuary that bespeaks the glory of God, and to promote friendship and fellowship among all women of the parish.

Meetings - Fun and Fellowship

2nd Tuesday of the month beginning at 7pm.

A rosary is said prior to each meeting at 6:45 pm in the Church for the intentions of the women of the parish. The meetings gather women of the parish together for a evening of social interaction, a light dinner, and a time for business of the Altar Society to be discussed. Meeting are hosted by members of the group and announcements in the bulletin will reveal the theme or social activity.


All women of the Parish - everyone is welcome!!!

The Altar Society raises money to purchase supplies for the altar. These supplies include vestments, flowers, communion bread and wine, candles, and any other needs that may arise.

Yearly Activities:

• Mother/Daughter Breakfast
• Parish Festival 
• Holiday Home Tour
• Baby Jesus Shower
• Night of the Living Art

2018 Meeting Schedule

Monthly Meetings

January 9th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Bunco

February 13th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Mardi Gras & Evening Prayer

March 13th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Easter Origami

April 10th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Making a Meal for the Homeless

 May 8th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

June 12th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Making garden planters

July 10th - 7pm  - Jessica Schmidt's home

  • Program: Pool Party

August 14th - 7pm  - Frank Lloyd Wright home

  • Program: Frank Lloyd Wright home tour

September 11th - 7pm - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD

October 9th - 7pm

  • Program: TBA

 November 13th - 7pm  - Bishops Hall

  • Program: Past President/Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

December 11th - 7pm  - Bishops Hall

  • Program: TBD


Special Dates/Events

Lenten Soup Suppers: 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 2018

Mother Daughter Breakfast: Sunday, May 6, 2018

Night of the Living Art: November, 10, 2018

Holiday Home Tour: 

Altar Society Board

Executive Board


President - Tina Doering

Church Cleaning - Ali Moore

President Elect - Emily Scott

Funeral Dinners - Cindy Carney

Past President - Megan Burgardt

Receptions - Jean Whisenhant & Angela Ruda

Secretary - Christie Veatch

Liturgical Environment - Heather Barnett

Treasurer - Katie Ball

Social - Susan Kiefer & Angela Ruda


Communications - Keri Bye


Lent Soup Suppers - Rachel Stuhlsatz


Mother/Daughter Breakfast - Melissa Gerlach & Annie Stewart


Holiday Home Tour - TBA 2019


Night of the Living Art - Dana Lonergan & Jill Martin


Religious - Ann Marie Gallagher

Service Opportunities

In addition to providing for the needs of the sanctuary and altar, the members of Altar Society also coordinate the following ministries.

  • Church cleaning - prepare the Church for weekend Masses every Saturday morning
  • Receptions - plan and host parish receptions for priest assignment changes, parish missions etc.
  • Church decorating - help decorate the Church for Christmas and Easter
  • Funeral Dinners - provide a hot meal for the family and friends following the funeral of a loved one

Contact Information

Name Tina Doering
Phone 806-4353


The Church of the Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church + 124 N Roosevelt Wichita, KS 67208 + 316-682-4557 + Sacramental Emergency Phone: 316-512-2206 +

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