This group of men, women and young people proclaim the Word of God at Eucharistic Celebrations. Those who are high school age and over are invited to accept the responsibility of proclaiming the Word of God at the Eucharistic Celebrations. Training is provided.
Responsibilities: Read, practice and prepare to proclaim the Word of God at Mass at the ambo. Be able to accurately pronounce difficult words. Read in a clear, strong voice in a slow enough manner to be heard clearly by the congregation. To make the words on the page come alive for everyone.
Helpful Attributes: To enjoy and be comfortable with public speaking. A willingness to take the time to prepare each reading for each Mass assigned.
Time Commitment: Typically, lectors commit to one Mass, one weekend a month on an ongoing basis and substitute as needed.