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Lector Ministry

Lector Ministry

This ministry encourages parishioners to participate in proclaiming the Word of God at all regular and special Masses. The lector proclaims the readings from Sacred Scripture, with the exception of the Gospel, and announces the intentions for the Prayers of the Faithful and the opening and closing announcements.


Calling New Lectors and Commentators

lector imageSt Frances Cabrini Lectors Liturgical Ministry invites all parishioners 13 years or older who are interested in serving as Lectors and Commentators to step up to the microphone.

Lectors proclaim the Word of God at Mass (weekday morning, weekend, and Holy Day of Obligation Masses), and Commentators lead the congregation in the Prayer of the Faithful, and also read the opening and closing announcements at weekend Masses.

Training in speaking and reading techniques using the ambo microphone is provided and must be completed before serving as readers. Advance preparation for the readings, the week prior to when an individual is scheduled, is necessary and required.

Readers must be confirmed and be at least 13 years old.

Lectors and Commentators designate their own parameters, select their own schedule and serve as available. Qualified individuals can volunteer for this Ministry at any time of the year by contacting Patty Vucurevich at vucu@hotmail.com.