Greeters, Sacristians, Ushers & Lectors

USHERS

People who are trained to help parishioners find seats in church, facilitate collection, direct the congregation to communion, pass out the bulletins, and handle emergencies.

LECTORS

Men and women who are trained to proclaim the First and Second Readings from Scripture, the Universal Prayer and the announcements.

GREETERS

People who are available at the doors of the church to welcome people to the Sunday celebrations.

SACRISTANS

People who set up before Mass, help at communion time and clean up after Mass.  The sacristans are trained for Sunday Mass and for weddings and funerals.