Formation Session for Ministers of Communion

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Ministers of Holy Communion Workshop

Who is it for?
All NEW Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion who have been invited to exercise this ministry of charity during the celebration of the Sunday Eucharist, or with the sick and elderly in hospitals or homes.

Program for the Day:
The workshops will explore the following themes:

  • The Eucharist in the Scriptures
  • The Eucharist in our Catholic Tradition
  • Diocesan Policies

The Focus Sessions will be as follows:

  1. Minister in the Assembly
    This session will consider the structure of the Sunday Eucharist and reflections on the role of ministry in the celebrating community.

  2. Minister to the Sick
    This session will consider the structure of the Rite of Communion of the Sick and practical aspects of pastoral care for the sick.

Date/Location of Sessions

Tuesday, November 28 @ St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Owen Sound
(4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, November 29 @ Sacred Heart Parish, Walkerton
(4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
(6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

Payment Details

The cost of the workshop is $10 per person.

Cheques can be made out to: Catholic Diocesan Account

**Please note that payment will not be taken online. Payments can be made at the workshop if not being billed to the parish.**

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