Readers

Readers are those who proclaim God’s Word at weekday, weekend and at Holy Day Masses and at special services. Good public speaking skills and a passion for the Word of the Lord are required for this ministry.  


Volunteer PositionAdult Readers
Required of the VolunteerPracticing Catholic, Middle School age or older. Must exhibit high quality reading skills with ability to proclaim well the Word of God. Love for Scripture and willingness to reflect on, learn and grow in its message.
Experience NecessaryNo
Training RequiredAudition required.
When is TrainingScheduled as needed.
Time Commitment:Weekend lectors read once every 3-4 weeks. Must be committed to spend needed time in preparation before each assignment.
ContactJeffrey Fitzcharles – Church Office, 727.726.8477 ext. 306 or Andy Szeltner, Coordinator.

Volunteer PositionTeen Readers
Required of the VolunteerMust be in 6th-12th grade and have high quality oral reading skills with an ability to proclaim well the Word of God.
Experience NecessaryNo
Training RequiredUpon acceptance into the program there is ongoing formation.
When is TrainingPractice is required the week before you read, usually on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. in the Church.
Time CommitmentAll Lectors are assigned to read once every 3-6 weeks. Must be committed to spend the needed time in preparation before each assignment and attend practice.
ContactJeffrey Fitzcharles – Church Office, 727.726.8477 ext. 306 or Christine Humboldt, Coordinator.