Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion At Mass (EMHC) prayerfully serve the faithful people of Saint Patrick Catholic Church by distributing the Precious Body and Blood of Christ during the Eucharistic celebrations of the Mass.

Eucharist Minister w ChildWhat are the Responsibilities of a Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion At Mass?

  • Assist the presider in distributing the Eucharist at Mass
  • Find your own replacement if you are unable to serve when scheduled
  • Offer to minister on Holy Days and other special feasts
  • Offer to minister even when you are not scheduled
  • Be willing to serve at the Saturday 5:30 P.M., Sunday 8:30 A.M. and 10:30 A.M. Masses if needed

What is Required To Serve as a Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion At Mass?

  • Fully initiated Catholic, having received the sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation
  • A deep love and reverence for the Holy Eucharist
  • Modeling a life of love of God and neighbor
  • Approved by the Pastoral Coordinator

A Call to Serve

In this ministry you are asked to serve once or twice a month. A monthly schedule is emailed to all Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion.

EMHC training is provided by the EMHC trainer, about 2-3 times a year, generally in preparation for the holiest times of the liturgical year— Christmas and Easter or when there is a need.

 

Trainer for the Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion At Mass

Trainer for the Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion At Mass

253-383-2783

EMtraining@saintpats.org

Scheduler for the Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion At Mass

Scheduler for the Extraordinary Ministers Of Holy Communion At Mass

253-383-2783

EMscheduler@saintpats.org