Liturgy

Altar Servers

Boys and girls who have received their First Holy Communion and are aged 9 or over are encouraged to join in the Ministry of serving at the altar. Full training will be given.

Contact – the priests

email : office@holyfamilyparish.co.uk

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Sacristan

In addition to Sacristan duties a rota for readers at Mass is maintained.

Contact – Margaret Barke

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Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

The Minister of Communion assists with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass, with the celebration of the Word and Communion in the absence of a priest, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and by taking Communion to the sick and housebound. 

Contact – Robert Barke

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Children’s Liturgy

At the 9.30am Sunday Mass (normally pre First Communion) children are invited to go to the Meeting Room, where they have their own liturgy of the Word led by adults working on a rota. They join the main congregation at the Preparation of the Gifts. 

Contact – Vera Rafferty

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Welcoming Group

Volunteers, on a rota, in pairs, groups or families, greet people as they arrive for Sunday Mass, distributing hymn books, Newsletters and welcoming visitors.

Contact – Joan Linder

email : welcoming@holyfamilyparish.co.uk

 

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Music

Keyboard and other instrumental accompaniment to congregational singing is provided at Sunday 9.30am Mass and enjoys vocal support on the second Sunday of the month and on special occasions.

Contact – Anne Allsop

email : music@holyfamilyparish.co.uk