Contact:     Fr. Christian Shiu
Talents/Skills: To be present fifteen minutes before Mass begins. Old Testament Minister of the Word carries in the Gospel book in procession.
  1. Willing to devote some private time during the week to the study of  Scripture, especially to the Scripture to be read on the weekends.  Preparation ahead of time is essential.
  2. The task of the reader of the Christian community is not merely a technical one. The reader shares in an important way, in the action of Christ, who is revealed in Sacred Scripture.
  3. Your proclamation requires you to proclaim the Word with human emotion and intelligible emphasis.
  4. Age: a fully initiated member of the Christian community of Saint Gilbert's who has completed the  sacraments of initiation: Baptism, Confirmation, and First Eucharist.
  5. Actively and faithful participating in the faith community of Saint Gilbert
Frequency:  You will be scheduled 2-3 times a quarter, depending on availability of ministers. Ministry schedule comes out quarterly.
Time:  Training session 1 1/2 hours.  At Liturgy each time you are scheduled. This includes Holy Days, Triduum (Holy Week.) as you are available.