Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist –Liturgical Ministry Schedule
Communion Ministers are called to assist the priest in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Jesus to the faithful at the communion rite in the Mass. The requisites for a Communion Minister are:
- An active, practicing Catholic
- Has received all the sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist)
- If married, the marriage has the blessing of the church
- Lives a model life in the community.
If you desire to serve in this ministry please submit your name to the pastor no later than the first day of October.
Contact the Parish Office for more information on how to volunteer for this ministry (376-9435).
The names of those desirous of serving the community in this ministry are given by the pastor to the archbishop in the month of October. All Communion Ministers are commissioned in November at the principal mass on the Feast of Christ the King.
The term of service is for three years. If one desires to continue in this ministry, he/she is to submit his/her name to the pastor no later than the first day of October in the third year of their ministry.
Some Communion Ministers may be commissioned to bring the Eucharist to the sick and the homebound. They may also be Communion Ministers at the sacred liturgy but may feel a special call only to minister to the sick or homebound. Special training is required for the Communion Ministers at Sunday Mass and for Communion Ministers to the sick or homebound.