Church sacristans open the doors early every morning, sometimes before the priest. They set out the liturgical vestments and vessels. They keep the church tidy and secure. Often they’re anonymous even to fellow parishioners. Talk about unsung heroes.

The CS&T would like to talk about them.

Do you know of a sacristan or sexton whose faith and dedication to the parish deserves to be known by the wider Catholic community? Send us some brief information about the person to

We’ll present a feature story in the near future on these unheralded men and women, young and old, who quietly serve so well.