Our mission is to bring Holy Communion to those who cannot join us at Mass. We extend our love, concern and support for our fellow faith community members who are sick and homebound in their homes, nursing homes or assisted living facilities.
|Volunteer Position||Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion to the Sick & Homebound|
|Required of the Volunteer||Practicing Catholic, registered parishioner in good standing with the Church; exhibits reverence and devotion to the Eucharist. Must be commissioned by this parish to serve.|
|Training Required||Four sessions, Safe Environment Program Training (SEP) for Vulnerable Adults, and an annual meeting.|
|When is Training||Scheduled as needed for new volunteers. SEP is required and scheduled by diocese and may be at another location.|
|Time Commitment||Varies depending on the number of Communicants and the availability of the minister.|
Sick and Homebound Mass and a luncheon are held the second Thursday of each month. Mass starts at 11:00 am in the church for our parishioners who are unable to participate in regular Sunday Mass liturgies because of their illnesses. Twice a year, this Mass includes the Anointing of the Sick.
|Volunteer positions||Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, ministers of hospitality, lectors, sacristans, luncheon hostesses, cooks, and music ministers.|
|Required of the Volunteer||Varies depending on volunteer role. See the specific liturgical ministries.|
|Experience Necessary||Varies depending on the volunteer role.|
|Training Required||Varies depending on the volunteer's role. See specific liturgical ministries.|
|When is Training||Varies depending on the volunteer role. See the specific liturgical ministries.|
|Time Commitment||1-2 hours a month or a year as volunteer's time and interest allows.|