Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

Extraordinary ministers of holy Communion assist in the distribution of the body and blood of Christ at Mass and Communion services at Sunday and weekday liturgies. They also may expose and repose the blessed sacrament and assist in the distribution of ashes on Ash Wednesday.

Those who serve in this ministry exhibit a deep love for the holy Eucharist and the Mass, as well as manifest the love of God in their actions and relationships. 

Extraordinary ministers must be at least 16 years of age or older and fully initiated into the Catholic Church. All those who function as ministers have been recommended and approved by their pastor, as well as officially appointed by the bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg to serve within specific parishes.

Please contact the parish office for more information of if you have a desire to participate in this ministry. Training is available at announced times throughout the year.

 

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