Contact:     Barbara Shoemaker     BarbaraShoemaker@sbcglobal.net          

Talents/Skills

Mass Coordinators must be a Confirmed Catholic.  This person must be reliable, present at least thirty minutes before mass, physically capable of easily walking up and down the steps while carrying container filled with consecrated bread.

Training is provided as ministers are needed.  New ministers “shadow” experienced ones until they feel comfortable and the experienced “shadow” the new ones until they can minister well by themselves.

Time

Mass Coordinators must arrive at church thirty minutes before mass is scheduled and remain approximately fifteen minutes after mass to cleanse the vessels, etc.  A required evening of reflection is held once a year on a weekday night.  Mass Coordinators typically are assigned 3 – 4 masses over a three-month period.