Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion (EMHC)
Distribute Holy Communion
Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion serve God’s people by distributing the Body and Blood of Christ to the assembly. This ministry requires and is to reflect a great respect for the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist.
If you are a registered parishioner who has celebrated baptism, confirmation, and Eucharist you’re invited to join this team-based ministry.
- Distribute Holy Communion during the celebration of the Eucharist
- Serve with a team once a month
- Single-session training is provided
- Current EMHC's can access the secure user group page by logging into MyBasilica.
- After training, you’ll serve at one Eucharist per month.
- You may volunteer to serve on holy days of obligation and major feasts.
- You may volunteer to bring communion to the homebound.
- Once a year, all ministries gather together for a time of prayer and reflection.