Formation* of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion / Entrenamiento* de Ministros Extraordinarios de la Sagrada Comunión

Saturday, November 18, 2023 – 8:45am-12:30pm
Archdiocesan Pastoral Center
171 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

The Worship Office is sponsoring a workshop (in English or Spanish) to train* or renew those who serve Ministers of Communion both in liturgical settings and home and hospital visitations. Topics include:

  • Spirituality of Ministry (Sr. Linda Klaiss, SSJ / Deacon Jorge Montalvo)
  • Communion of the Sick (Rev. Juan Esteban / Deacon Asterio Velasco)
  • Role of the Extraordinary Minister at Mass (Rev. Thomas Dente / Rev. Bismarck Chau)

Books will be available for purchase. (Checks and cash only; No credit cards)

This is an adult (18+) learning day; there are no accommodations for children.
Please do not bring children.
No food will be provided.

Fee: $25 per person; $350.00 (14 or more)

*Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion must be mandated by the archbishop. The pastor/chaplain requests the mandate, in writing, once the candidate has been trained. The pastor/chaplain must be aware of attendance at this workshop.

To register, please fill out the form below, and return it with payment: