Helping to Serve
Are you interested in being more involved here at Saint Patrick's? 

A brief overview describes many ministries we offer.

The Knights and Ladies of Saint Patrick
The Knights and Ladies is an organization of men and women of all nationalities who have been recognized by the Bishop of Erie for their contributions to the community in the name and spirit of Christ Jesus. In addition, they take as their special ministry, the Sister Mary Pascal Gray, SSJ Food Pantry, giving of their time, talent and treasure in support of the Food Pantry's mission.

The Sister Mary Pascal Gray, SSJ Food Pantry
The largest food pantry in the city of Erie, read more.

Saint Patrick Haven 
A shelter for homeless men. Under the direction of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Northwest Pennsylvania, Saint Patrick Haven provides shelter for up to 22 men per night as well as an evening meal on Sundays when the nearby Emmaus Soup Kitchen is closed.  Saint Patrick parishioners act as greeters and provide meals several times each month.

The Upper Room
A daytime shelter for the homeless housed at Saint Paul United Church of Christ. Saint Patrick’s works with Saint Paul’s in this ministry. The Upper Room provides a place of warmth and safety for homeless men, women and children during the day when many other shelters are closed. It also provides referrals when needed and meals when possible.  

Saint Patrick Music Ministry 
with a Traditional Choir, a Contemporary Choir, a Schola and a Cantor Program, Saint Patrick Music ministry provides quality music for liturgies, prayer and other religious events.
Take some time to read over our list of ministries available here at Saint Pat's from active councils and societies to music and giving back to the community.