Altar Servers

St. Theresa Catholic Church Altar Servers

Organizational Structure

 

Parish Altar Server Coordinator:                                    Rev. Jordan Willard

Altar Server Scheduler:                                                       Mrs. Erin Byrne

Altar Server Facilitator:                                                       Mr. Danny Costa

Altar Server Sacristan:                                                         Mrs. Cathy Branly

 

Adjunct Positions

Altar Server Facilitator

                      -Assists in altar serving training events

-Helps coordinate altar server prayer events and fraternity outings

-Makes recommendations to Altar Server Coordinator on advancements

 Altar Server Sacristan

-Checks cassocks for repair needs

-Launders cassocks and surplices on a regular and as needed basis

-Maintains cleanliness and order of cassocks and surplices (sizes, hangers, etc)

-Makes recommendations on ordering of additional uniforms and supplies

Altar Server Hierarchy

Masters of Ceremony

-Confirmed members of the Church

-11th or 12th grade or returning VIRTUS certified collegiate

-Knowledge and proven ability to serve Sunday and Daily Mass

-Knowledge and proven ability of serving Holy Hours

                        -Knowledge or proven ability to serve funerals or other Masses

-At the invitation of the Altar Server Coordinator

                        -Uniform:

-Red cassock

-Cross

-White Surplice

-Black pants, black shoes and black socks

 Senior Altar Servers

                        -Confirmed members of the Church

-Recognized by the priests for their dutiful service, appearance, dress, and prayerful positive attitudes

-Knowledge of serving Sunday and Daily Mass

-Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in High School

-Uniform:

               -Red Cassock

                               -White Surplice

-Black pants, black shoes and black socks

Altar Servers

-Baptized members of the Catholic Church who have received First Holy Communion

-Rising fifth grade or older, or at the discretion of Altar Server Coordinator

-Completion of one year in Altar Serving Novitiate

-Attended an introductory training session

                        -Continued displayed desire to serve the Mass

-Uniform:

-Black Cassock

-White Surplice

-Black pants, black shoes and black socks

Altar Serving Novices

-Baptized members of the Catholic Church who have received First Holy Communion

-Rising fourth grade or older, or at the discretion of Altar Server Coordinator

-Service of one year or less

                        -Displayed desire to serve the Mass

-Uniform:

-Black Cassock

-White Surplice

-Black pants, black shoes and black socks

 

Resignation from Altar Servers

-Spoken or written desire to discontinue participation

 

Serving Team Structures

Solemnity / 10:30 AM Sunday Mass Serving Team

MC

Cross Bearer

Candle 1

Candle 2

Thurifer

Boat

Novice Server

Sunday Mass Serving Team

Cross Bearer

Book

Chalice

Server 1

Server 2

Daily Mass Serving Team

Server 1

Server 2

Funeral Serving Team

Cross Bearer / Server 1

Aspergillum / Server 2

Thurifer

Boat

Wedding Serving Team

Server 1

Server 2

Parent / Server Trip to Quantico

The day began with a trip to The Basic School, where the group celebrated Mass at the Fr. Capodanno Chapel.  We were hosted by Fr. Curtis Dwyer and Fr. Matthew Wescott – both Navy Chaplains.  We moved onto a meal at The Globe and Laurel and finished our adventure with a trip to the USMC Museum.

Father / Son Trip to Norfolk Naval Station

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Trip to Dominican House of Studies and Navy Museum – Spring 2016