These are necessary and vital ministries of our parish. Prayerful and serious consideration should be given before a commitment of your time and talent is made. To participate, you must be a practicing and registered Catholic. Training sessions are held at various times during the year.
Altar Servers assist the Priest at Masses. Boys or girls interested in serving must be in the sixth grade or older. Baptized adult parishioners are eligible to serve as well. For more information, please call the Parish Office at 614.882.2109. A link to a “live” schedule for December 2019 can be found here. The schedule for January – March is posted here.
Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist
Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharistic assist in the serving of Holy Communion under both species at Mass. Additionally, Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist take communion to Catholics in the retirement centers, nursing homes and private homes. For more information, please contact Deacon Mickey Hawkins at 614.890.2468. The link to a “live” schedule for December is posted here; January – March can be found here.
Lectors are responsible for proclaiming the first and second readings at Mass in addition to reading the Announcements and the General Intercessions (in the absence of a Deacon). For more information, contact Deacon Tom Barford at 614.216.2109. A link to a “live” schedule for December 2019 is posted here; January – March can be found here.
Sacristans assist on Saturdays and Sundays with the preparations needed for Mass. Please contact Tom Gray at either email@example.com or 614.313.4547 for more information.
Ushers welcome everyone who attends Mass at St. Paul on a weekend, help in taking up the collection, and perform a variety of other tasks to assist in the celebration of Mass. For more information, contact Ben Dolcich at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614.325.1452.