Lay Eucharistic Minister
A Lay Eucharistic Minister administers the consecrated elements at any Holy Communion in the absence of a sufficient number of Priests or Deacons assisting the Celebrant.
The ministry of Eucharistic Ministers does not replace the ministry of Priests and Deacons in the exercise of their office, including regular visitation of Members unable to attend the Celebration of the Holy Eucharist.A Eucharistic Minister should normally be under the direction of a Deacon, if any, or the Priest-in-charge.
Lay Eucharistic Visitor
A Lay Eucharistic Visitor takes the consecrated elements in a timely manner following a Celebration of Holy Eucharist to members of the Congregation who, by reason of illness or infirmity, were unable to be present at the Celebration.
A Eucharistic Visitor should normally be under the direction of a Deacon, if any, or the Priest-in-charge.
Lay Reader and Lector
The Lay Reader is a person who reads the lessons at the services, and in the absence of the priest to lead the services of the Church.
The Lector is one who reads lessons from the lectionary at a lectern. This is a name of a role, so that the lector could be a lay or an ordained person.
Our Lay Readers and Lectors are: