Altar Servers

Boys and girls in grade 3 or older who have made their first communion can become alter servers.  Altar servers assist the priest during the mass.  Carrying the cross and candles the alter servers lead the processional and recessional.  During the Mass they hold the readings for the priest, assist with the preparation of the altar for the Eucharist, ring the bells during mass and extinguish the candles at the conclusion of mass.

Becoming an altar server involves attending a training session with the Priest.  During the training they will be instructed as to the procedures during the Mass.  Once trained new alter servers are paired with experienced alter servers for their first several masses.  Altar servers select which Mass they want to serve and may serve as little or as much as they would like.  If you are interested in becoming an altar server please introduce yourself to one of the altar servers or the parish Priest after mass.

 

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