Sacristans

Sacristans

Sacristans care for the sacred vessels and vestments used in celebration of the Mass.

Responsibilities

  1. Prepare the altar, credence table, sacramental elements, vessels and books needed for each Mass
  2. Responsible for ensuring sufficient Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and Altar Servers are present for the Mass
  3. Assist the celebrant in any way needed
  4. Return the sacred vessels and articles for worship to their proper places after Mass
  5. All sacristans are responsible for advising the head sacristan of any needed equipment or supplies