A-Z Ministry Index



Adult Faith Ministry
Assesses & recommends opportunities for parishioner spiritual growth & faith formation through a variety of experiences, reflections, sharing, prayer, and study. Contact Adult Faith Ministry.
Adult Altar Servers
Adult Altar Servers serve at funerals. In addition to serving at the altar, they prepare the sacred vessels for Eucharist, prepare the charcoal for the incense, etc. Training of new adult altar servers is done as needed throughout the year by appointment. Contact Terri Shawhan at the rectory office or tshawhan@basilthegreat.org.


Altar Cleaners
Clean God’s house–vacuum sanctuary; refill holy water for 1 hour per 2 months. Call the Parish Office at 440-526-1686.
Altar Linens Committee
Wash towels and wash and iron purificators for use at Masses. Call the Parish Office at 440-526-1686.
For assistance seeking an annulment (Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage), and for help developing a case and submitting it to the Tribunal, contact our Pastoral Assistant.


Baptism Scheduling
Call the parish office to schedule a Baptism at 440-526-1686.
Caring Cooks (meals in need)
Prepare and deliver meals to homebound parishioners. Contact Sharon Gallagher at (440) 526-3594.


Donut Sunday Teams
Five teams of volunteers serve coffee & donuts once a month after Sunday Masses, usually in hour long shifts. Contact Mary Ann Webb.
Finance Council
Advisory body that monitors and maintains parish’s finances with monthly reports. Contact Ron Wayne.
Food Pantry
Provides food to our neighbors in area of E. 93rd & Union Ave. in Cleveland. St. Basil’s collects food monthly from parishioners. Contact Kathy Sejba.
Funeral Luncheons
Four teams of parishioners serve a meal and/or bake desserts for family members and friends after a funeral. Members are called upon once or twice a month. Contact Mary Ann for more information.
Grounds and Facilities
Maintains grounds and facilities of the parish. Parishioners volunteer to maintain gardens. Contact Ron Moehring.
Provides resources on Catholic Faith, Theology, Moral life, Spirituality. Available on a lending basis. Contact Sr. Judith.
Marriage Mentors
Married couples who meet with an engaged couple to help them prepare for the Sacrament of marriage. Contact Robin Youngs.


Nursing Home & Homebound Volunteers
Take Holy Communion to parishioners in rehabilitation and assisted living and nursing care facilities. Contact Homebound Volunteers..
Parish Council
Advisory body that plans and recommends programs and ministries for the benefit of parishioners. Meets monthly. Contact Fr. Walt.

Parish Life Activities

Parish Office Manager
Oversees operations of the parish office. Contact Diane Stuczynski.

Parish School of Religion (PSR)

Play 'N' Pray - Moms & Kids
Mom & Tot (preschool) group meets on last Wednesday of the month in FLC for a morning of music, stories, crafts, and prayerful support. Contact Natalie Wayne at 440-746-0396
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Women meet weekly to knit shawls and pray for the recipients of the shawls. Shawls are given in times of both sorrow and joy. Contact Mary Kennard at 216-581-7400
Pre-Cana Day
One day retreat for engaged couples to prepare for the Sacrament of Marriage, held in early spring. Contact Robin Youngs.
Scheduling Facilities
To schedule use of our facilities for ministry use, check the Facility Calendars and then contact the Parish Office at 440-526-1686.


Scripture Study

Seniors (55+ Club)
Meetings on 3rd Wednesday each month at 11am, for lunch, program, friendship. Other events include Mass & Breakfast, summer picnic, and Christmas Party. Contact Mary Ann at 440-526-8798.
Social Activities Committee
Serves the social needs of the parish. Members put their faith into action to strengthen community within the parish. Co-sponsors the annual Parish Picnic, Fall Fest, Mardi Gras, Coffee & Donuts. New members always welcome! Contact Social Activities Committee.
St. Ignatius Retreat Team
Retreat based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Contact Margaret Balewski.


Vacation Bible School


Training Information

Vocation Commission
Raises awareness and encourages vocations within the parish. Meets every other month. Contact Grace Szubski.


Maintains website. Contact Robby Maher.

Wedding Coordinator

Monthly meeting and program on Sunday afternoons. Weekly breakfast on Saturday meetings. Contact Joe Kocurkovic.
Monthly meeting and program on Sunday afternoons. Contact Yetta Vaughan.
Youth Commission
Meets 3x per year to assess past Youth Ministry offerings and discuss long term vision. Contact Youth Minister.