The Liturgical Ministries challenge us to strengthen our spiritual understanding and commitment by living out our Baptismal promise to serve and build up the Body of Christ.  Training is provided for all areas.  Please contact Joy Martin Joy-Martin@cdolinc.net for more information.

 

Acolytes

Acolytes assist the priest in the celebration of the liturgy during Mass by performing specific actions at the altar as well as preparation before and duties after the Mass. Acolytes are trained through the Diocesan Training Program and are installed by the Bishop of the Diocese.

 

Altar Servers

Altar Servers are young men that assist the priest during Mass. They attend to supporting tasks at the altar, as well as, preparation before and duties after Mass.

 

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

The Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion bring Holy Communion to those members of the parish who are homebound and to Catholics in designated nursing homes within the parish boundaries.

 

Lectors/Readers

Lectors or Readers assist the clergy by proclaiming the Scripture passages during each Mass, as well as, perform the Mass introduction duties and perform before and after Mass duties.

 

Hospitality Ministers

Hospitality Ministers establish a welcoming environment for parishioners and visitors. 

 

Rosary Leaders

Rosary leaders lead the Rosary before each Sunday Mass.