Altar Servers

The New Altar Server Program commencing as of the 1st of June 2011

Ross Contrusceri Trainer/Coordinator assisted by Maria Pham and Chris Neville.

There are the three levels in which each Altar Server can achieve:

Level One (Service)

  • Carry candles; Entrance, Gospel, Offertory, Exit
  • Book bearer
  • Ring bell three times during Consecration
  • Clean Church after Mass

Level Two (Commitment)

  • Carry cross
  • Ring bell tower (10mins prior to commencement of Mass)
  • Assist Acolyte/Priest during Mass
  • Clean Church after Mass

Level Three (Leadership)

  • Train Level One and Two
  • Organise social gatherings/events
  • Standby to assist all levels and duties

Special duties (1 point)

  • 1 server for PowerPoint during Mass
  • 2 servers for Entrance Greeters by handing out the parish bulletin.

By serving at a weekend Mass, an altar server receives 1 point. By fulfilling a special duty, an altar server receives 1 point.

 

Level Two requires min. of 6 points from both Level One and Special duties
Level Three requires min. of 6 points from both Level One/Two and Special duties

IMPORTANT
Altar Servers who have been volunteering for many years will be tested on their Altar Serving by the Parish Priest to determine their suitable level.