“Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day.” (John 6:54)


Ministers of the Eucharist are lay men and women who assist the priest in the distribution of Holy Communion. Their ministry is three-fold: distribute communion at Mass; take the Eucharist to parishioners who are home bound or institutionalized, and some­times conduct communion services if a priest is unavailable. Eucharistic ministers are nominated by the pastor and approved by the Archbishop of Baltimore. A training pro­gram is provided and all Eucharistic ministers must attend an annual workshop. 

If you are interested in becoming a Eucharistic Minister and you are at least 18 years old, please contact the Parish Office.


Phone: 301-797-9445  Email: StJoe@archbalt.org

Eucharistic Ministers

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