Description: Proclaim the Word of God at parish liturgies.
Lectors read the first or second readings and the Responsorial Psalm when not sung by the cantor. Also, the lector will read the Prayers of the Faithful when the deacon is not present.
Lectors are scheduled about once a month for Sunday Masses and one week per month for Daily Masses.
Qualifications: Be a registered and active parishioner in good standing and has received the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Initial Training: Preparation, proclamation techniques, procedures, and use of the microphone.
Formative Training: Fall and spring retreats for all liturgical ministers.
Lector practice coaching sessions and special workshops.
For more information contact:
Dick Shamrell: Lector Training Coordinator