Adult Funeral Liturgical Assistants

Ministers of the sacred liturgy who serve at all Parish funerals

Meeting Location:

Funerals occur in the upper church.

Coordinator:

Jessie Suozzo – adult altar servers

Peggy Kelley – Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

Objective:

Serve the presiding priest during funeral rites.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Prepare the altar, including preparation table, ciboria, wine, water, gifts, chalice, candles, and incense; answer queries of any visiting priest as necessary; lead the entrance procession and recessional, as a cross-bearer at funerals; be prepared to serve as lector and/or Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist; requires appropriate dress for the solemnity of the occasion.

Qualifications:

Member of the Parish and willing to serve, additionally, to serve as a Lector or Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist, one must attend commissioning.

Training:

Ministry leaders and other servers

Time of Ministry:

When funeral Masses are scheduled

Length of Commitment:

Indefinitely

Parish Address: 46 Myrtle Street, Melrose MA 02176
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