Parish Organizations

St. Alphonsus Parish supports the following organizations:

Altar Society: Contact: Norma Williams, 228-875-2636.  Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall Meeting Room September through May. The Altar Society plans seasonal liturgical church decor, takes care of altar linens, flowers, and the Sanctuary.

Knights of Columbus: Contact: Carl Broussard, 228-327-0066 or broch57@bellsouth.net.  Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Meeting Room.  The Knights of Columbus are a group of men who handle various projects for the parish and do charitable work for the parishioners and community.

Knights of Columbus

Ladies Auxiliary: President – Ashley Rodriguez; Vice President – Rosemary Van Acker 228-217-1285 rosemaryd@cableone.net.  Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Life Center.  They assist and support the Knights of Columbus with their projects and charitable works.

Lay Carmelites: Contact: Mocky vanThiel, 228-327-1464.  Usually meet on the first Saturday of each month from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, they participate in an optional Rosary at 7:45 a.m. with Mass at 8:15 a.m. then a meeting  in the Parish Hall Meeting Room.  Lay Carmelites commit themselves to developing their spirituality according to the guidelines set by the Carmelite Sisters through prayer and attending Mass daily and on the first Saturday of each month.

Family and Youth Ministries:  Director, Jane Sema 228-217-1392 or janesema84@gmail.com. Family and Youth Ministry supports individuals as they prepare for the Sacraments, to help the youth strengthen their faith as they journey through life and encourage families to build on their Catholic Faith.  http://osstalphonsus.org/family-youth-ministries/

St. Vincent DePaul: An organization of volunteers dedicated to help the needy of our community.  They meet on Monday at 5:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall Meeting Room.  For more information contact the church office at 228-875-5419

Cub Scout Pack 211: Pack Leader, Amanda Dowdle, 228-239-7922 Scheduled meetings are on Monday’s from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the School Gym.

Boy Scout Troop 211: Scout Master, Robert Malloch, 228-238-3298,Robert.malloch@bellsouth.net.    Meets on Monday evening from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. in the Parish Life Center for boys in 5th thru 12th grade.  Scouting teaches responsibility and leadership as well as outdoor skills of wide variety of topics for merit badges.  The Troop participates in monthly outdoor activities and attends a one week Summer Camp in June.

Girls Scout Troop: Scout Leader: Karen Futch, 228-831-3516.  Meets on Friday after school until 4:30 p.m.