Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion" is the formal title of laypeople who distribute the Eucharist during Mass. As the title implies, there are also "ordinary ministers" - those who are literally "ordained" to the ministry namely bishops, priests, and deacons.
The Lector gives voices to God's presence in the Liturgy of the Word by proclaiming the Holy Scriptures. An initial training session is required and is offered during the fall of each year. Preparation time of prayer, study and practice are needed for each scheduled reading.
Dear young people, you are not the future but the now of God and he invites you and calls you in your grandparents and elders; to stand up and with them to speak out and realize the dream that the Lord has dreamed for you". Pope Francis
The mission of San Pedro Men’s Club is to minister to others by providing support and service to the church as ministers of hospitality. The men of the Men's club are offered the opportunity to assist the church in service, support, charity, fellowship, and unity, following the example set by Christ's apostles.
When you take part in the Liturgy by carrying out your altar service, you offer a witness to all. Your absorption, the devotion that wells up from your heart and is expressed in gestures, in song, in the responses: if you do it correctly and not absent-mindedly, then in a certain way your witness is one that moves people." -Pope Benedict XVI addressing altar servers on August 2, 2006