Organization NameDescription

Administration CommissionResponsible for the finances, budget, buildings and property of the parish
Altar ServersBoys and girls who serve as a lay assistant to a priest during Mass.
An altar server attends to supporting tasks at the altar during the liturgy.
Altar servers serve during most liturgies, especially on Sunday.
AlumniFormer students of Sacred Heart School
This group was organized for fellowship and support of the parish.
Arts CommitteeResponsible for promoting an appreciation of the fine arts, the work of local artists, as we as artists work for the parish
Body & Spirit Dance Adult MinistryAn adult dance group that ministers to the parish several times a year
Book ClubPromotes literature appreciation by reading and having group discussions
Cancer Support TeamSupports members of the parish family who have been diagnosed with cancer as well as grief support to families that have been effected by the disease
ChoirAdults, teens and children choirs of the parish
Community AffairsDeals with peace, justice, legal, social services, human rights, civil rights issues
Detroit Catholic Pastoral AllianceA non-profit organization that works in areas of housing, economic development, community action, anti-racism work, and ha san active senior network
Economic Development CommissionServes as a resource for business promotion, growth and startup. Our goal is to provide assistance to the community’s poor and disenfranchised through Sacred Heart-owned businesses and other endeavors.
Education CommissionEncourages the pursuit of education advances for all in the parish from the youngest to the oldest. Supports a wide rage of programming to promote education, especially in terms of black history.
Employment Resource CommitteeProvides job placement, job upgrades, interviewing skills, preparing resumes, preparation for world of work, youth summer jobs
Faithful FewA group of parishioners who promote fellowship and gives back to the parish in a variety of ways
Friends of the BereavedProvides and serves the repast meal to families after funerals
Friends of the Sick & Shut InAssists the pastor in continual visits to the sick and homebound parishioners
New Generation Dance MinistryA generational dance ministry from 14 to 80 years of age. Ministering in the parish and outreach to nursing homes and other dance ministries.
Haiti CommitteeResponsible for continued education to our congregation about the works and needs of the people of Haiti, especially our sister parish St. Hubert.
Health Task ForcePromotes the heath and wellbeing of the parish community
Inter Faith Golden CircleA community driven group of seasoned adults 55 and older who gather monthly for fellowship and friendship
IntonjaneA Rites of Passage program for young ladies ages 7-18 years old
Junior DaughtersA Catholic Soror Organization of female youths ages 7-18 years affiliated with the Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver
Junior KnightsA Catholic Fraternal Organization of male youths 7-18 years affiliated with the Knights of Peter Claver
Knights of Peter Claver, Inc.Catholic Fraternal organization whose purpose is to render service to God and His Holy Church, render aid and assistance to the sick and disabled, and promote social and intellectual association among our members
Ladies Auxiliary of St. Peter ClaverCatholic Soror organization of women to promote individual and community service and faith
Management TeamOversees the ongoing maintenance repairs, contracted services of the parish facilities and personnel oversight
Men of IsuthuA Rites of Passage program for young men ages 8-18 years old
Ministers of FaithWomen’s organization to serve in the parish and community as co-workers in ministry to the pastor
Ministers of ServiceMen’s organization to serve in the parish and community as co-workers in ministry to the pastor
Religious EducationHolds weekly religion (catechetic) classes for youth); also responsible for the content of both the Youth and Teen Churches as well as the on going formation of our Catechist
Sacred Heart HeraldParish quarterly tabloid
Social Affairs CommissionResponsible for planning and implementing the social events of the parish including but not limited to the parish picnic
St. Vincent DePaulProvides food, clothing and assistance for those in need. This service is rendered on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of a month
Usher BoardThe first face of hospitality when someone enters this parish. They assume all the duties of an usher at all liturgies, including funerals and concerts
Video MinistryResponsible for training, educating and being of service to the parish community by providing videos of events in the life of the parish, especially to our homebound members
Worship CommissionResponsible for planning and executing the various worship services in the parish. The major areas of concern and music, hospitality and environment
Youth CouncilTeens and young adults who gather to plan events both spiritual and social for the youth in our parish; while also bringing concern to the needs of the youth in our church
Youth Liturgical DancersTeens dance ministry, which ministers to the parish community several times a year in Mass while also hosting an annual dance concert