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How You Can Help

Ministries at Holy Redeemer

Following are different ways that you can share your time, talent, and treasure within the parish and the community. Call the parish office, come by, or send an email for more information.


  • Lectors read from the Old- and New-Testaments and lead the General Intercessions
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion assist the Priest in distributing the Eucharist
  • Ushers greet people, hand out Mass sheets, find seating and collect the offering
  • Servers assist the Priest at the Altar
  • Choir and Musicians lead singing and provide music
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion to the Sick and Homebound distribute the Eucharist to those unable to attend Mass
  • St. Agnes Guild provides for the liturgy consumables such as wine, hosts, and candles


  • Parish Religious Education (PRE) provides fundamental religious education for Catholic children and adults
  • Little Rock Scripture Study shares Bible study with adult Catholics
  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) leads the way for unbaptized persons and those who have been baptized in another Christian tradition to become Catholic


  • Catholic Daughters of the Americas help others through Charity and Unity where there is pain, poverty, sorrow or sickness
  • Catholic Youth Ministry, adminstered by Virtus® certified volunteers, addresses the needs and sharing of unique gifts that young people have with the Church
  • Knights of Columbus dedicate themselves to the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism
  • Hispanic Ministry attends to the unique needs of the Hispanic community within the North American culture
  • Ministry to the Sick and Homebound visits those unable to attend Mass and provides for their spiritual support
  • Bereavement Committee reaches out to grieving families and coordinates available services


  • Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem strengthens the Christian life of its members and supports the Christian presence in the Holy Land
  • Benedictine Oblates associate themselves with a Benedictine religious community in order to strengthen their baptismal commitment and enrich their Christian way of life
  • Senior Prayer Staff coordinates parish prayer activity
  • Interfaith Help Services (IHS) provide outreach to the community through social services
  • Interfaith Health Clinic Volunteers donate time and talent to the clinic

Catholic Woodpecker?

Time for Mass?

Red-Headed Woodpeckers like the one in this picture are native to a large part of the South including El Dorado.

Parish Religious Education


Parish Religious Education (PRE) is underway. Contact the parish office for more information.

Pope Francis

Lumen fidei

Lumen fidei or light of faith explains how Church tradition speaks of the great gift brought by Jesus.
Mission Statement

With our pastor, Father Edward D'Almeida, we proclaim the redeeming grace and love of Christ to each other and to the world.

Faith & Reason

The Encyclical Letter Fides et Ratio of the Supreme Pontiff John Paul II to the Bishops of The Catholic Church on the relationship between faith and reason.

Visitor Information
Contact Us

Phone: 870-863-3620 or Email us at holyredeemer@suddenlinkmail.com Address: 440 West Main Street, El Dorado, Arkansas  71730-5757