There are many ways that our parishioners — young and old — can serve at Mass. Each builds up community and fosters active participation in the liturgy. For more information and/or to sign up for any of these ministries, contact Erin Doyle at 303-674-3155.
Sacristans fill a vital role in the liturgy by setting up for Mass, checking in the other ministers, and making sure everything runs smoothly. Sacristans are usually scheduled once a month for 90 minutes. We also invite high school juniors or seniors to participate in our paid sacristan program.
Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion (EMHC)
EMHC assist the priest and deacon at Mass with distribution of the Body and Blood of Our Lord and/or bring Holy Communion to the sick or homebound. EMHCs must be 18 years of age or older. Some training is required, but the spiritual benefits to those who participate are palpable.
Lectors proclaim the Scripture at Mass and help present to the faithful God’s story of love and salvation. They also read the announcements at the beginning of Mass.
Hospitality ministers greet the faithful as they arrive, and help with any questions people might have. They serve in an essential way, by making CTK a welcoming place for parishioners and visitors alike.
Altar Server (Grades 4 and older)
Altar servers assist the priest and deacon during Mass with sincere devotion and decorum in the spirit of the liturgy. Training is required. The ministry is open to anyone from the fourth grade and older.