Workshop for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

The fall schedule of workshops for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion is out. There will be four
of them held September through December. The first will be Saturday, September 27, from 9 a.m. –
Noon (12:00 p.m.) at St. Ann Church in West Palm Beach. Last day to register is Tuesday, September
These workshops provide training for both new and experienced Extraordinary Ministers of Holy
Communion. Topics include: salvation history, sacramental theology, history of Eucharist, origin and
development of the Mass, principles of good liturgy, ministry to the sick and up-to-date information on
rubrics for Extraordinary Ministers. New Ministers will get “hands-on” practice with unconsecrated altar
breads and wine. Sessions are offered simultaneously in English and Spanish.
Currently serving Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion wishing to attend should call your parish
office as they will be taking reservations and registering all participants with the diocesan Liturgy Office.
Dates for future workshops:
October 18, 2014 at St. Joan of Arc in Boca Raton
November 15, 2014 at St. Patrick in Palm Beach Gardens
December 6, 2014 at St. Bernadette in St. Lucie