Preparing the Lord’s Altar.

The manner in which we treat sacred things fosters and expresses our openness to the graces God gives to His Church in every celebration of the Eucharist.

Thus, by the diligent care of altar linens, the Church expresses her joy at the inestimable gifts she receives from Christ’s altar.

The Altar Linen Committee serves St. Patrick Parish by preparing the linens used during mass.  Each week a member of the committee picks up the linens (finger towels, purificators, corporals) in the sacristy.  This person launders/cleans the linens at home and returns them to the sacristy.

This committee does not have scheduled meetings.  Reminder cards are distributed to notify members of their schedule.  There are currently about 15 members of this committee.

To join this important group, please contact Carole Ortner at 610-647-2577 or at