Worship

Striving to build up the true Christian spirit in the faithful of our diocese by promoting full, conscious, and actual participation in the prayer of the Church.

Liturgy Planning Sheet
Saturday
Mar 02

Formation Session for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

10:00am - 12:00pm
Please register by contacting Molly: doylem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org or 316-269-3900.
Address
Saint Patrick Catholic Church, 424 S Central Ave, Chanute, KS 66720, USA
Wednesday
Mar 06

Ash Wednesday

Saturday
Mar 09

Rite of Election

10:00am - 11:30am
Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 430 N Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA
Sunday
Mar 10

Rite of Election

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 430 N Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA

Rite of Election

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Address
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 430 N Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA
Saturday
Mar 16

Formation Session for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

10:00am - 12:00pm
Please register to attend by calling 316-269-3900 or email doylem@catholicdioceseofwichita.org.
Address
Holy Savior Catholic Church, 1425 N Chautauqua St, Wichita, KS 67214, USA

Retreat for Elect, Candidates, Godparents/Sponsors, and RCIA Team Members

10:00am - 2:00pm
Address
Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E 45th St N, Bel Aire, KS 67226, USA

May 2019

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Liturgical Ministers

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Lectors

Altar Servers

Musicians

Extraordinary Ministers

An individual must attend a diocesan formation session to become an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Contact to your parish to register. 

A letter verifying attendance at the session and a certificate allowing the individual to exercise the ministry will be sent to the parish or institution. The individual will then be commissioned according to the rite from the Book of Blessings. The term of service is no more than 5 years, expiring Dec. 31 of each year. 

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Lectors

"The Sacred Scriptures contain the Word of God and, because they are inspired, they are truly the Word of God" (DV 24). God speaks to his people, opening up to them the mystery of redemption and salvation, and offering spiritual nourishment; and Christ himself is present through his word in the midst of the faithful (GIRM 55). 

The carefully prepared lector assists those who hear the readings from the sacred texts to develop in their hearts a sweet and loving affection for Sacred Scripture (GIRM 101).

To become a lector, please contact your parish.

Altar Servers

Servers should be mature enough to understand their responsibilities and to carry them out with appropriate reverence. They should have already received Holy Communion for the first time. 

Proper formation is required before serving. The formation should include instruction on the Mass, its parts and their meaning, the objects used in the liturgy (names and use), and functions of the server during the Mass and other liturgical celebrations. They should also receive guidance on maintaining proper decorum and attire.

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Musicians

The Office of Worship has a large quantity of musical settings of the Mass which contain sample sheet music and CD's from WLP. These are available free upon request from the Office of Worship.

Chant settings for the revised Order of Mass will be included in every new publication of missalettes, hymnals, and certain worship aids. 

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Contact Us

Worship

Catholic Diocese of Wichita
424 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: (316) 269-3900