Liturgical Ministries

The Liturgy is central to our life together at St. Dominic Catholic Church. There are many opportunities to participate in the ministries related to our worship.

Annual trainings occur throughout the year. We welcome all to become a liturgical minister. If you are available to serve please contact the parish office at 303.455.3613.

Ministers of Hospitality (Usher/Greeters)

The ushers are responsible for hospitality and meeting the needs of people at all weekend masses. Assist the congregation with seating, offertory, taking up the gifts, directing the congregation during communion, and distributing parish bulletins at the end of mass. If you see that you can help during a Mass, we welcome your involvement.

Lectors

Serve the community by proclaiming the Word of God through scripture readings at all masses.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist the priest at Mass with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ. These ministers have been trained and commissioned to carry out this sacred duty. They also bring Holy Communion to the sick and home-bound.

Altar Servers

Boys and girls who have made their First Communion and assists the priest during Mass. Attendance in a training session is necessary prior to serving.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist the priest at Mass with the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ. These ministers have been trained and commissioned to carry out this sacred duty. They also bring Holy Communion to the sick and home-bound.

Mass Sacristans

Mass sacristans are responsible for the preparation and care of the materials used in the liturgy (water, wine, communion vessels, etc) and cleans up after Mass.

Weekday/end Sacristans

Sacristans comes in during the week to care for the plants, replenish the Holy Water, general cleaning and care for the altars, the altar and votive candles, and the sacristies. 

Mass Coordinator

Mass Coordinators maintain calm before all Masses. They assure that all ministries are staffed for Mass.

Altar Assistants

Altar Assistants and Servers assist the priest during Mass

Music Ministers

Music Ministers lead the assembly in musical prayer as cantors, song leaders or choir members.

Liturgy Sound Engineer/mixer 

The parish needs an individual to maintain the sound mix at all Masses. A background in sound is helpful. The parish will also provide training.