Below are many ways to become involved in Liturgical Ministries in the Liturgy Department. Sign up below for more information about a particular ministry, or contact Coordinator of Liturgical Celebrations 612.317.3433. For detailed information about Liturgical Ministries, visit the Liturgical Ministries pages.


Liturgical Ministry Opportunities
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Acolyte Acolytes (altar servers) have the unique privilege of serving God at the altar. Training is provided and acolytes serve once a month.

Altar Guild Members of the Altar Guild care for the vessels, vestments, shrines, and chapels of the Basilica. With guidance from the coordinator of liturgical celebrations, guild members set their own schedule and select the tasks which interest them.

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion The Basilica is GROWING and Eucharistic Ministry is growing with it! Be a part of this amazing spiritual ministry. Teams serve once a month. Open to current members of the parish. Confirmation in the Catholic Church required.

Lector Members of the Lector Choir proclaim the Word of God during the liturgy. This ministry is open to all members of the community; selection is by audition and appointment. Lectors for each week attend a mandatory rehearsal on Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00pm. Please contact Travis at to volunteer in this ministry.

Minister of Hospitality Ushers (also known as Ministers of Hospitality) play an important role in strengthening The Basilica's reputation as a welcoming community. Greet members and guests before Mass, take the collection, distribute leaflets and newsletters. Training is provided. Commitment is just one Sunday a month. We especially need ministers to serve at the 4:30 Sunday Mass and Holy Days.
Sacristy Assistant Volunteer sacristans assist the Liturgy Team with the preparation of the Basilica for the celebration of the liturgy. Sacristy assistants serve their preferred mass. A background check is required for this ministry.

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