St. Joseph Church at 61 N. 23rd St, Battle Creek, MI 49015-1726 US - Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist - EMHC
|Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist - EMHC|
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are lay ministers, commissioned by the Pastor to assist with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass and to the sick. They are called “extraordinary” because they assist the “ordinary ministers” (the Priests and Deacons) with distributing Communion.
• This commission is a 2 year commitment.
• May minister this sacrament only in their designated parish or institution.
• EMHCs are authorized by the Bishop, recommended by parish leaders and invited by the Pastor. It requires special training in the theological and practical aspects of this ministry.
• This ministry is open to invited members of the parish who have received the sacraments of Baptism, Holy Communion and Confirmation.
Contact: Jim Zalewski at 962-2133 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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