Designated ministers of the sacred liturgy who serve at weekend Masses, wedding, and liturgical celebrations, per schedule.
To assist the priests in the rite of the liturgy
- to be faithful to assignments
- assist the priest in preparation of the altar, including lighting sanctuary candles, placement of the gifts, and ciboria, chalice, etc.
- lead the processional and recessional, oftentimes as cross-bearer, candle bearer, and other items during liturgical celebrations
Boy or Girl at least in Third Grade and have made their First Communion
To be provided by the ministry leaders to the candidate group in pre-arranged sessions in addition to on-the-job training during Mass and at other liturgical celebrations.
Length of Commitment:
Altar servers are commissioned through their senior year of high school.