We have a written mandate from the Diocese to assist the ordinary ministers of Holy Communion (i.e., Priests and Deacons) during the Liturgy by providing the Holy Eucharist to parishioners at Mass. A very special aspect of this ministry is to take Holy Communion to the parish homebound. We also bring the weekly bulletin to the homebound, make note of any special needs (e.g., requiring Sacrament of Reconciliation), and make note of who received and who did not and why. Ministers are welcome to share the message of the Homily from Mass and the readings themselves by bringing along the Missalette.
Coordinator: Hilario Mercado
Phone: (703) 820-3013
Coordinator Since: November 2014
Key Persons: Mike Kirby, Immediate Past Coordinator
If you can commit 15 hours per year, you will...
Perform approximately 7 shifts on the schedule (throughout the year) in service to the parish home bound after the Sunday 9 a.m. Mass.
15 appearances (Sundays throughout the year) on the home bound schedule after the 9 a.m. Mass.
Greet parishioners before and after one weekend service for most weekends throughout the year.
Other ways to help:
During the year there are opportunities to substitute.