The ladies sodality meets monthly September through May of each year. Officers are elected at appointed times that include President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The purpose of the ladies sodality is to raise funds to supply items needed for the altar, including vestments for the priests and altar servers. During the meetings the members enjoy fellowship and spiritual support of the church and its members.
FUNCTIONS OF LADIES SODALITY A major fund raiser are 2 yard sales per year, fall and spring, held in the parish hall. Items are donated by parishioners and stored in the ladies sodality shed leading up to thesale. The ladies work the week prior to the sale organizing and pricing the items. Proceeds pay for the items needed on the altar such as wine, hosts, candles, vestments for the priests and altar servers, and linens for the altar.
Preparing a meal for families after the funeral of a loved one at the parish hall. This is a ministry that fulfills a great need when a family had suffered a loss. At each meeting after business is conducted the members pray the rosary and attend mass. After mass the ladies eat lunch together at a local restaurant.
A visitation team visits the sick, home bound, of the parish as well as the assisted living homes and nursing homes.
Ten times during the year the ladies sodality pays for the altar flowers in memory of deceased members.Provide assistance with the Holy Thursday luncheon during Holy Week at the Methodist Church in Jasper.
St. Cecilia Catholic Church 2159 Highway 195 Jasper, Alabama 35503 205-384-4800