Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
These lay people are sometimes referred to as Eucharistic Ministers. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are delegated to this ministry by the Bishop of the Diocese of Portland, Maine. The delegation is for a renewable three-year period and is specific to Prince of Peace Parish.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion serve by bringing communion to parishioners who resides in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or in their own homes and unable to get to church. They also may assist the priest in distributing the Eucharist at Mass.
If you wish to consider this ministry, please contact Mike Tyne
at the parish office. Candidates for this ministry are required to successfully undergo a background check as required by Diocesan policy and attend an informational session on protecting vulnerable adults.