Proclaim the Scriptures at
weekend Masses and special liturgies. Lectors who are the lay ministers proclaim the readings and certain other prayers during Mass. Confirmed men,
women, teens and young adult volunteers who are registered members of Sacred Heart Church.
Training and special
preparatory materials are provided.
ministry requires good speaking skills, along with the ability to convey
emotion and content without distracting the focus of the congregation.
In addition, some preparation is required
during the week since the Reader should know the assigned reading(s) well
enough to avoid stumbling over unusual names, words, or syntax.