EMs are individuals who are fully initiated and practicing Catholics who distribute the Body and Blood of Christ at each Mass.
EMs are required to meet the following requirements in accordance with the Diocese of Phoenix ministry preparation guidelines, which are:
• Men or women who are 16 years of age or older, who are active Catholics in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church.
• Received the sacraments of Baptism, Holy Communion and Confirmation in the Roman Catholic Church.
• Committed to meeting scheduled commitments to serve as an EM.
• Attended Call to Protect – Save Environment Training (with recertification every two years).
Training will be provided, contact Deacon Michael Carr for more information.