Acolytes

Thurifer

Eucharistic Ministers' Schedule

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Our community gives thanks to the young men and women who serve in the ministry of acolyte.  We are blessed to have a number of our acolytes who have gone on to local colleges, universities, and have graduated and returned home; to continue to serve in this ministry. 

 

The altar servers participate in Sunday and Holy Day Masses, and other liturgies as announced.  The servers progress through a variety of ranks, from server to thurifer, and then to Master of Ceremonies.  Altar servers perform most of the functions of the former "minor order" of ordained clerics known as acolytes (from the Greek word akolouthos or 'attendant').  Church writings from the second and third centuries discuss the role of acolytes, giving the office great importance and honor in the history of the Church.  Altar servers today are not ordained, but are 'commissioned' by their parish priest.

 

The primary role of the altar server is to assist the priest in the celebration of the liturgy during Mass.  This is done through specific actions and by setting an example to the congregation by active participation in the liturgy (hymns, responses, etc.), by 'looking alert' and by sitting or standing at the appropriate times.

 

Altar servers at St. Uriel's are expected to realize that they are to set the standard for worship.  They do this with a sense of humility, knowing that through their example of reverent service, they contribute to the beauty and solemnity of the liturgy which leads the assembly to God.

Title: "Song of Sienna" 

Album: Sienna     

Artist: Brian Crian 

Acolytes' and Thurifer Schedule

There will be only one server used at each Mass.  As is our custom of using incense at the second Mass, until further notice (due to Covid-19) we will not be using Incense.

April 11                                  

8:00am Mass

Mahon, J.                    Server

 

10:00am Mass

Clauburg, E. Jr.         Server

Miller, G.                    Thurifer

May 2                                   

8:00am Mass

Sroka, S.           Server

10:00am Mass

Harrivan, G.           Server

Clauburg Sr., E.    Thurifer

May 23                                

8:00am Mass

Mahon, J. 

10:00am Mass

Rogers, M.      Server

Clauburg, E.      Thurifer

June 13                            

800am Mass

Sroka, S.

10:00am Mass

Clauburg, Jr., E.     Server

Kiely, D.                  Thurifer

July 4                    

800am Mass

Mahon, J.

10:00am Mass

Rogers, J.              Server

Kiely, D.                Thurifer

April 18                                

8:00am Mass

Sroka, S.           Server

10:00am Mass

Rogers, M.     Server

Thorpe, J.     Thurifer

May 9                                  

800am Mass

Mahon, J.

10:00am Mass

Miller, A.       Server

Thorpe, J.      Thurifer

May 30                              

8:00am Mass

Sroka, S.           Server

10:00am Mass

Rogers, J.          Server

Miller, A.           Thurifer

June 20                            

800am Mass

Mahon, J.

10:00am Mass

Miller, A.        Server

Pace, T.           Thurifer

July 11                       

800am Mass

Sroka, S.

10:00am Mass

Harrivan, G.             Server

Thorpe, J.                 Thurifer

April 25                                    

8:00am Mass

Mahon, J.        Server

 

10:00am Mass

Rogers, J.         Server

Pace, T.           Thurifer

May 16

8:00am Mass

Sroka, S.                 Server

10:00am Mass

Clauburg, Jr., E.   Server

Pace, T.                  Thurifer

June 6

 

8am Mass

Mahon, J.         Server

10:00am Mass

Harrivan, G.      Server

Thorpe, J.          Thurifer

June 27                         

800am Mass

Sroka, S.

10:00am Mass

Rogers, M.              Server

Clauburg, Sr., E.    Thurifer

July 18                     

800am Mass

Mahon, J.

10:00am Mass

Clauburg, Jr., E.       Server

Clauburg, Sr., E.       Thurifer

July 25                      

800am Mass

Sroka, S.

10:00am Mass

Rogers, M.            Server

Pace, T.                 Thurifer