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Why Catholic? Meet Bishop Edward C. Malesic
Offices Worship Ministry Formation emHC

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"Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion (emHCs) should receive sufficient spiritual, theological and practical preparation to fulfill their role with knowledge and reverence."

(Instruction: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Assisting at Mass and Communion of the Sick in the Diocese of Cleveland, 7)

EMHC's are formally recognized after they have participated in diocesan formation for this ministry; they are then commissioned in their parish or institutions by the pastor or his equivalent.

Upcoming Sessions

The Office for Worship will be offering formation sessions for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion this Spring (see calendar dates below). Those who are interested in attending should talk to their pastor/administrator, who can arrange for registration as appropriate. A memo with the registration instructions has been sent to parishes. Thank you for your interest in this ministry!

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