EUCHARISTIC (EXTRAORDINARY) MINISTERS

Purpose

To assist the Pastor with distribution of Holy Communion at Mass (weekly at Saturday/Sunday liturgy and at special Feasts and other Liturgical Celebrations)

Time Commitment

Ministers: Approximately two masses each month and approximately four special liturgies each year (e.g. Christmas Eve)

Coordinator: about two hours, four times each year (organize quarterly schedule and special schedules (e.g. Holy Week), and member of Liturgy Cmte

Talents/Skills Required

Be a practicing Catholic


Must have received the sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist)


Follow the guidelines required; training and practice session to be provided and Installation.


Keep silent, pray and be reverent while bearing the Eucharist


Be approachable, compassionate, respectful, and maintain confidence and coordination


Be able to safely handle consumables

Responsible Ministry Protocol

Required if youth member participating. See the Archdiocesan website.

http://www.halifaxyarmouth.org/index.php/policies/responsible-ministry

Last updated

November 2016