Under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the parishioners of St. Catherine of Siena strive to live as committed disciples of Jesus Christ through prayer, education, fellowship, and charity.

Groups and Ministries

Altar Servers
Boys and girls who have received the sacrament of Eucharist, Altar servers assist the deacon and priest as necessary in the celebration of Mass. Training sessions are held throughout the year.
Arithmathean/Altar Servers
Adult men and women who are in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church, and who assist at weekday masses, funeral, weddings, and other special liturgies.
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts
Troop 422 provides middle school and high school boys with activities designed to make them well rounded citizens through various projects and areas of interest, including their Catholic faith. Pack 422 provides grade school boys the opportunity to learn scouting basics and philosophy through outdoor activities and other events.  http://www.troop422.us/   http://www.pack422.org/
Elizabeth Ministry
The Elizabeth Ministry prepares meals for those members of our parish family who are experiencing extended periods of illness, post-surgery, hospitalization, bed rest or recent childbirth. Members are contacted once a month to prepare a full meal for a family.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC)

An extraordinary minister of Holy Communion is a lay person or religious who has been deputed by the bishop for a period of time, or by a priest for a single occasion, to assist the priest and deacon in distributing Holy Communion to the faithful.  EMHCs  also serve, by bringing Holy Communion to the homebound and those in assisted living. 

Fun Night!
An evening of fun and socialization for individuals with disabilities as well as an opportunity for respite for parents and caregivers. All ages and levels of disability are welcome. Participants must provide their own transportation. Fun Night! meets the second Friday of each month from 6-9p. Adult volunteers must successfully complete the Archdiocese of Atlanta’s Safe Environment program.
Gift Shop
The gift shop is open after weekend Masses and offers a variety of religious items for sales with new merchandise arriving weekly. It is staffed by volunteers.
Great Adventure Bible Study
This Bible Study teaches the Bible using the timeline based program developed by Jeff Cavins. Study groups meet in various locations at various times.
Haitian Ministry 
The Haitian Ministry meets each Friday evening from 7-9p in the St. Joseph Chapel. They are available to serve the community such as assisting the 2010 Haitian earthquake victims and provides community service projects for Haitian-American youth.
Hearing Impaired Ministry
This ministry provides sign language interpreters for the 9a Sunday mass as well as providing equipment for the hearing impaired for all masses. Welcomes experienced sign language interpreters or those who would like to learn.
Knights of Columbus
With over 1.8 million members worldwide, is dedicated to four founding principles- Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. St. Catherine’s Council 9923 is an active council assisting the Parish and community.
Knight of Columbus (Columbian Squires)
This ministry is open to Catholic boys between the ages of 10 and 18. The Squires strive to provide the spiritual, cultural, civic, social and physical improvement of its members and the development of leadership qualities. Young men are involved in programs to benefit the Church and the community as well as recreational and social activities. Scholarships are available to Squires for college and vocations.
Knights of Columbus (Columbiettes)
Is an organization of Catholic women dedicated to our patronesses: the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Theresa the Little Flower and St. Joan of Arc and promote the spiritual, social and charitable welfare of our members. The Columbiettes assist the Knights of Columbus on various charitable activities as well as their own. Membership is available to all Catholic women 18 years and older.
Knights of Columbus (Squirettes of Mary, Our Lady of Grace)
Catholic organization for young ladies ages 10-17 who help the Church and local community through various service projects and bond through spiritual and social activities while learning valuable leadership skills.
Music Ministry/Choirs
– dedicated to enriching the worship of the Lord through music.
-Angel Choir- open to children in grades K-3
-Bell Choir
-LifeTeen Band serves at the Sunday 5p Mass
-Pueri Cantores Youth Choir- open to children grades 4-12
-Schola Cantorum- open to all adults able to sing at a basic level
-Spanish Vigil Choir- open to all adults and instrumentalists,  must be able to sing in Spanish
-Sunrise Choir-open to all adults for the Sunday 7a Mass
New members for all of these are always welcome!
Lectors
Men and women with strong voices and a willingness to serve at mass are welcome. Training is provided but must be able to prepare and rehearse before Mass.
Respect Life Ministry

Honors the sanctity of life through prayer, service and educating our community of faith via our cooperation with the Archdiocesan Respect Life office. We affirm human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception to natural death. We continually support Crisis Pregnancy Centers in the Atlanta area through financial gifts and delivery of baby items. We peacefully pray outside abortion clinics for expectant mothers to choose life and for a change of mind in abortion service providers. We need your prayers and help at ending the injustice toward the weak and defenseless.

The Daily Rosary Group

With devotion to Our Blessed Mother and a desire to know, love, and serve her Son, we commit ourselves to the daily prayer of the Most Holy Rosary. We meet in the St. Joseph Chapel Monday through Friday at 8am and 9:30am. We are open to all ages and all languages. Through email, we recieve and pray for the intentions of our parish.  Being present on a daily basis is not required to be a member but you are encouraged and invited to join us always.

Rosary Makers
Our Lady’s Rosary makers send rosaries they make to the underprivileged throughout the world. We will teach you and provide all materials. No meetings to attend, work in the comfort of your own home.
Sacristans
The Sacristan is responsible for the preparation for all liturgical celebrations, including preparations of all items for mass, cleaning and purifying sacred vessels and altar linens, and have a knowledge of proper decorum of the mass.
Siena Business Guild <—–click here to go to website
Parish business owners and managers who incorporate Catholic beliefs and ethics into all aspects of their everyday lives and who wish to promote cooperation and fellowship leading to productive business relationships. Members strive to contribute to each other’s success.
Siena Seniors
Parishioners 50 years of age or older join together for social, educational, recreational and community activities as well as spiritual growth. They are “seniors helping seniors” performing services to aid and assist others.
SVdP Society (case work, food pantry, thrift store)
St. Vincent DePaul Society- members join together to assist those who are needy and suffering within our community. SVdP provides assistance to those in need of food, clothing, household items, payment of rent, utility or medical bills. Members serve others through Home Visits, Help Line Volunteers, Pantry Helpers, and Food Delivery. Additionally SVdP operates a Thrift Store in downtown Kennesaw. Revenue from the Thrift Store is used to help those in need. The SVdP thrift Store volunteers serve as clerks, cashiers and sorters.
Ushers
Ushers assist at weekend masses; operates through the Knights of Columbus.
Vocations Ministry/Elijah Cup
Praying for vocations is the most powerful way to support our clergy and focuses on four areas: Prayer, Awareness, Affirmation and Support. As a part of the Vocations Ministry the Elijah Cup is taken home each week by a family to pray for vocations during the week. For the current schedule, please click here.
Wedding Guild
It is the privilege of this ministry to share in one of the biggest days in a couples’ life. The Wedding guild meets with the couple a few times prior to the wedding, assist at the rehearsal and wedding ceremony.
WEDS (Write, Exchange, Dialogue, Share)
Open to married couples who have completed a Marriage Encounter Weekend but find themselves in needs of encouragement. Monthly potluck meetings with babysitting available.