Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

dsc_0063The Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion assists with the distribution of the Eucharist at the weekend Masses, at daily Mass as needed, and at special liturgies and holy days.  They may also bring Holy Communion to parishioners who are homebound or in local nursing facilities.  Candidates for this ministry must be baptized Catholics who are fully initiated into the Church, regularly practice the Faith, are registered members of Our Lady of Peace Parish and are approved by the pastor.  Attendance at the diocesan training preparation program is required.  Diocesan training is provided yearly in the fall and the spring.