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Liturgical Ministries


Liturgy Planning Committee

Prepares the liturgy according to the liturgical calendar and the needs of the community, with special attention to planning special liturgies, the prayer of the faithful and preparing the liturgical environment.

Mount St. Mary's Chapel Choir

Serves during the Sunday 7:00 p.m. Mass. Singers and instrumentalists (piano, guitar, bass,
wind, and percussion instruments) are needed. Participants should be willing to attend rehearsals.

Ushers

Greet worshipers as they enter the Chapel, distribute bulletins, receive the offertory collection and count it after Mass, and organize the offertory Presentation of the Gifts.

Lectors

Proclaim the Scripture readings and announce the General Intercessions (Petitions) at Mass.

Assist the celebrant at Mass.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ.

Sacristans

Prepare the chapels before and after Mass.

Please note that guidelines of the Catholic Church require that only practicing Catholics can serve as Lectors, Altar Servers, Extraordinary Ministers, and Sacristans.
 

 
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