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Divine Worship and Sacraments Contact:

100 East Eighth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-263-6609
Fax: 513-421-1582

Jeremy Helmes

Anthony J. DiCello
Archdiocesan Music Director

Monica Sellers
Administrative Assistant

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Click HERE to order This Holy and Living Sacrifice: A Formation Resource for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, (c) 2018

Spring 2020 EMHC Workshop Schedule:

Tuesday, March 3, 7-9pm, Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Monroe
(Hamilton Deanery)

Thursday, March 5, 7-9pm, St. Teresa Parish, Springfield
(Springfield Deanery)

Tuesday, March 10, 7-9pm, St. Helen Parish, Dayton
(focused on ministry to the sick, hospitalized, or home bound)

Thursday, March 12, 7-9pm, Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, Cincinnati
(Cathedral Deanery)

Monday, March 16, 7-9pm, St. Angela Merici Parish, Fayetteville
(St. Martin Deanery)

Thursday, March 19, 7-9pm, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Western Hills
(St. Lawrence Deanery)

Thursday, March 26, 7-9pm, St. Marys Deanery Center, Celina
(St. Marys Deanery)

April dates and locations to be determined
for multiple sessions conducted in Spanish for those
who minister in Spanish-speaking communities




Addendum and Norms for Holy Communion – July 2018 (Updated Oct 2019)

Rite of Commissioning of EMsHC in English

Rite of Commissioning of EMsHC in Spanish:
Institución de Ministros Extraordinarios de la Comunión Eucarística

Sample Letter Requesting Authorization to Commission EMsHC



Following are selected portions of This Holy and Living Sacrifice: A Formation Resource for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion:

Basic Structure of the Mass

Care and Cleansing of Altar Linens

Eucharist and Social Mission

Frequently Asked Questions

My Sacrifice and Yours

Presence of Christ in the Eucharist

Some Highlights in the Historical Development of the Celebration of the Eucharist

Theology of the Eucharist