Lector

Entrusted to proclaim the word of God.

About being a lector

A lector is any lay minister who reads from the lectionary at Mass.

Thank you for your interest in being a lector at Little Flower Catholic Community. A Lector is any lay minister who reads from the Lectionary at Mass. In some locations a lector is called a reader.

In this ministry an individual is entrusted with the word of God--a tool sharper than any two--edged sword.

How it works

A good lector is a skilled craftsman who works at his or her ministry to proclaim the Word of God within the Liturgy of the Mass along with other liturgical events and celebrations within the parish community.

Requirements

In accord with the teachings of the Church, a Lector must be a fully initiated Catholic. After consulting with the Pastor and after receiving training, any such layperson may serve in this ministry.

Feel free to get in touch.

Lector standing at the pulpit

Process

Step one

Qualifications to serve as a Lector

In accord with the teachings of the Church, ordinarily a Lector must be a fully initiated Catholic (having received Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion). After consulting with the Pastor and his subsequent approbation any such layperson may serve in this ministry. At the discretion of the Pastor, special exceptions may be made to this ordinary rule (e.g. school Masses with children, funerals, weddings, etc.).

Lector standing at the pulpit

Process

Step two

Step 2: Think About Placement

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Lector 1

Process

Step three

Step 3: Prepare for Pain

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Lector 2

Process

Step Four

Step 4: Get the Tattoo

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Lector 3

Process

Final Step

Aftercare

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