These young men and women serve at the altar of Christ. They reverently assist the priest during Mass. It is open to anyone who has made their First Communion & older.
Lectors are responsible for proclaiming the Word to the congregation. Lectors are given a workbook from which to practice and prepare. This is open to parishioners in high school & older who have a gift for proclamation. Lectors must be in good standing and if married, married in the Church.
Ushers assist during Mass by greeting people as they arrive, seating, taking up the offertory, and handing out bulletins. Members must be high school or older and have a love of people.
Extraordinary Ministers of Communion
These ministers of the Body and Blood of Christ possess a deep reverence for the Eucharist. They must be at least in their junior year of high school or older and if married, married in the Church.
As Sacristan, there are three main roles: Security (of the sacristy and, most importantly, of the Eucharist), Mass Set Up and Clean Up, and Mass Coordinator. Security – responsible for assuring proper treatment of the Holy Species – the Eucharist and the Precious Blood. Mass set up and clean up – responsible for setting up for the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Eucharist
The contemporary, Hispanic, and traditional choirs and cantors foster community worship and prayer through music at weekend Masses. Practices for these choirs vary and can be found in the bulletin. The Choirs are often combined, enhancing the community atmosphere for special liturgical celebrations.
Practice Site: https://olpnabulletin.wixsite.com/olp-choir1948
Please remember that subs must be requested no later than 2 days prior to your scheduled ministry service date.