Purpose: Altar servers assist the priest and/or deacon during the liturgies, especially the Mass. Some of the duties include carrying the processional cross during the entrance and closing processions, holding the Presider’s Book while Father prays certain prayers, and assisting in preparing the altar for the Eucharistic Prayer.
Note: Adult altar servers are often needed during the week for funerals and special liturgies.
Requirements: Altar servers, both boys and girls, should be:
• at least in the third grade, and
• must have made his/her First Communion
Meetings / Workshops: Several workshops are held during the year for the servers.
Contact: Holy Family Parish is very much in need of additional Altar Servers, Extraordinary Ministers, Lectors, and Ushers at any Masses. If you’ve always wanted to contribute your talent to your church, or once served and would like to come back, please contact the church office at 409-762-9646 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include your name, phone number and how you would like to serve.