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Lectors to assume responsibility of proclaiming the Word of God.

Time Commitment

Review reading ahead of schedule to become comfortable with phrasing, message and words.

Arrive for mass 15 minutes early

If Deacon is not present, Lector must carry Lectionary to and from ambo and also First Lector is responsible to read General Intercessions/Prayers of the Faithful


If choir is not present, Second Lector to read Psalm

Talents/Skills Required

Ability to read

Comfort in reading in front of congregation and adjusting microphone

If MOW coordinator, must be comfortable with preparing schedule and in communicating with Lectors in a timely manner to meet deadlines

Responsible Ministry Protocol

Not Required

Last updated

January 2017

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