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Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC)

Eucharistic Adoration is a practice where the Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by the faithful.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are lay ministers, commissioned by the Pastor to assist with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass and to the sick. They are called “extraordinary” because they assist the “ordinary ministers” (the Priests and Deacons) with distributing Communion.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
  • This commission is a 2 year commitment.
  • EMHCs may minister this sacrament only in their designated parish or institution.
  • EMHCs are authorized by the Bishop, recommended by parish leaders and invited by the Pastor. It requires special training in the theological and practical aspects of this ministry.
  • This ministry is open to invited members of the parish who have received the sacraments of Baptism, Holy Communion and Confirmation.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Contact: Director Jim Zalewski at 269-962-2133 or email music@bcacs.org or by accessing the Ministry Schedule.
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Vigil 5pm

8am, 10am,

5pm Spanish
at St. Jerome

Mon-Sat 8am

Saturdays at
3:30 and
Before Spanish Mass
at 4:00-4:30pm