Ministries

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion

This ministry is open to all member Catholics who are in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church. Receiving Holy Communion at Mass is one of the seven Sacraments of our faith. It was instituted by Jesus Christ as is written in the Gospels. (e.g. Matthew 26:26-28) Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist (EMs) assist the priest at Mass with the distribution of Holy Communion. Anyone interested in assisting in this ministry should speak to the priest or parish coordinator. Usually ministers are approved by the chancery office and serve for a period of three years.

Ushers/Greeters

These ministers are the “face” of the church. They greet parishioners and visitors when they enter the church; therefore, friendliness is an important virtue. There is always a need for more help in this ministry and if you would like to help please contact the office or the person listed under Contacts.

Lectors

This ministry brings the Word of God to the congregation. The lector should be able to project his/her voice clearly and concisely. This individual is proclaiming God’s word to the gathered faithful. We are always in need of more individuals in this ministry. If you would like to assist, please call the listing under Contacts.

Altar Servers

This ministry is open to all young people who have received their First Communion and are of sufficient age to fully understand the importance of the task. They assist the priest during Mass by helping to prepare the Eucharist, carrying the processional Cross, etc. If you wish to have your child participate in this ministry please contact the priest or the church office.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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