Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion assist the priest and deacon by distributing Holy Communion at Sunday and Holy Day Masses.

Ministers assigned to Mass are expected to fulfill their assignment or find their own substitute. Requirements to serve in this ministry are include being a confirmed Catholic in good standing and attend a half-day diocesan training session once every 5 years. Ministers should also attend a special parish evening of reflection once or twice a year, at which time they may receive updates from the priests. An additional meeting is held with new Eucharistic ministers to explain the procedures used at Sacred Heart of Jesus.

To participate in this most rewarding ministry contact Cathy Anderson at (330) 334-1297.