Altar servers assist the priest in the celebration of the Mass and other rites and rituals. These individuals include candle bearers, altar servers, acolytes, crucifers, and thurifers.
Readers proclaim the first and second readings at Mass. They also may read the General Intercessions during Mass and the announcements at the conclusion of the Mass.
Ushers help to seat parishioners for Mass celebrations, assist people with special needs, help in the presentation of the gifts, assist with various collections and distribute bulletins after the conclusion of Mass.
Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion
Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion help the priest/deacon distribute Holy Communion to the congregation during Mass.
The sacristan carefully arranges the liturgical books, the vestments, and other things necessary in the celebration of Mass.
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There is a variety of gifts but always the same Spirit; there are all sorts of services to be done, but always the same Lord; working in all sorts of different ways in different people, it is the same God who is worshiped.
- I Corinthians 12: 3-7, 12-13