Special Ministers of Holy Communion are usually called forward by our community and invited to serve in this Ministry.
Through the gift of ministry, the Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion is commissioned to serve Christ’s Church through bringing the gift of Jesus Christ himself to his brothers and sisters, joining him in a life poured out in loving service of his kingdom.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at Mass– The minister serves Christ present in the assembly by ministering his Body and Blood to their brothers and sisters.
Ministry to the Sick and Housebound– Eucharist ministers also serve the unity of the worshipping community by taking Communion to those members who are prevented by sickness, old age, or other cause from taking part in the gathering for Mass.
Good to know:
- over 18 years of age, and
- have received the Sacrament of Confirmation
Ministers to the Sick and Housebound:
- have time available to take Holy Communion to the sick in our parish.
- required to complete procedures for working with Vulnerable Adults including a DBS declaration.
This done through the Parish Safeguarding Team.
Ministers of Holy Communion are re-commissioned in the parish each year at the Sunday Mass at which they Minister.
Contact the Parish Office if you would like to join us as Minister.