Liturgical Ministry Schedules
Schedule for Altar Servers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, & Lectors
Please CLICK HERE for the Liturgical Minister Schedule for Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter, and the month of April 2018.
Please CLICK HERE for the Liturgical Ministry Schedule for the months of May and June 2018.
As was previously requested, please check and e-mail your availability for July, August, and any day(s) you will be unable to serve during the summer as soon as possible to PSMA.Rectory@gmail.com.
- Please include availability for the Feast of the Assumption & the Vigil (Tuesday, August 14th ... 7:00 PM and Wednesday, August 15th ... 9:00 AM & 7:00 PM)
- I ask that all liturgical ministers prayerfully consider the fact that the Solemnity of the Ascension on May 10th and the Feast of the Assumption on August 15th are Holy Days of Obligation. All ministry positions should be filled. (This includes ALTAR SERVERS, especially at the evening Masses ... the Vigil and the Holy Day itself.)
The reasoning for not distributing Holy Communion under both species ...
- From December until now, Distribution of Holy Communion has only been under the form of the Consecrated Host ... and not distributing the Precious Blood. There were two (2) reasons for that ... one was the recent flu season and second the lack of sufficient numbers of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at ALL Masses to support this practice.
- With the flu season over, inquiries have been made as to why the Precious Blood is not being distributed during Mass. The reason for that is that we lack sufficient numbers of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at ALL the Masses to support this practice (some Mass times have more than enough Liturgical Ministers while others do not). Normally, the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel suspends distribution of Holy Communion under both species for the summer months anyway. However, in the fall, only if ALL Mass times have adequate numbers of Ministers to support it, will Holy Communion be distributed under both species (Bread & Wine).
Please prayerfully consider your schedules and your availability and let us know no later than Thursday, June 14th. After that date, the schedule will be posted and it will be your responsibility to find a replacement if you cannot serve. Thank you.