Altar Servers

The General Instruction of the Roman Missal defines the acolyte's role as “to serve at the altar and to assist the priest and deacon. In particular it is … to prepare the altar and the vessels.” An acolyte plays an intimate role in the celebration of the Eucharist. We experience a humility that can only come from a profound reminder that we are God's servants and a joy that comes from praying not just in words, but in actions as well.

For more information, please contact Sr. Carolyn at 314-977-7305 or sfxlitin@slu.edu.


Cross Bearers

Cross Bearers

The ministry of Cross Bearer is one of bearing Christ on the cross in the procession of ministers at Mass and other Sacramental functions. The Cross Bearer leads the procession in and out of the congregation, always keeping the sign of salvation, the cross, as the focal point of the procession.

For more information, please contact Sr. Carolyn at 314-977-7305 or sfxlitin@slu.edu.


Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

An Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion distributes the Body and Blood of Christ during the Masses (Saturday, Sunday, and Holy Days).

For more information, please contact Sr. Carolyn at 314-977-7305 or sfxlitin@slu.edu.


Lectors

Readers at Saint Francis Xavier College Church are an integral part of every Liturgy of the Word. They provide a reflective, prayerful, and intelligible proclamation of the Hebrew and New Testament scriptures.

For more information, please contact Sr. Carolyn at 314-977-7305 or sfxlitin@slu.edu.


Greeters

The most important job of a greeter is welcoming everyone into God's house. The other duties of the greeter are taking the collection, assisting people with special needs, and tidying the pews after Mass.

For more information, please contact Sr. Carolyn at 314-977-7305 or sfxlitin@slu.edu.