Altar Servers assist the presider during liturgical celebrations. Servers are viewed as prayer leaders and must be attentive throughout the duration of the Mass. Servers are models to the rest of the community as they pray, listen and sing during Mass.
Requirements: Open to all children of the parish ages 9 and up; must have made their First Holy Communion; must be available to serve during the duration of the Mass; must arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of their assigned Mass.
Training: New Altar Servers are required to attend formal training administered by the assigned ministry leaders. Servers must also be available to attend periodic meetings and/or training, as scheduled.
Time Commitment: Once per month (approximately).