Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

St. Mary's Liturgical Ministry Coordinator is Mary Keating, Administrative Assistant, who can be reached at the Parish Office at 603-542-9518 or by email with any questions.


Preparation for Extraordinary Ministers: 
  • All Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion must be properly prepared for their role of distributing Holy Communion.
  • They should be made aware of the nature of liturgical ministry, the mystery of the Eucharist and the theology of the Mass.
  • They should be familiar with the General Instruction of the Roman Missal and the Norms for the Distribution and Reception of Holy Communion under Both Kinds in the Dioceses of the United States of America.
  • They should be instructed by the pastor or by his delegate on how to distribute Communion properly and reverently

For additional information about requirements for this ministry, go to the Diocese website.