The Lector is responsible or preparing and proclaiming the Word of God in a meaningful and purposeful way for all to hear.  Training is provided.


  • A confirmed, practicing Catholic
  • Familiar with the liturgy
  • Prompt
  • Self-confident and able to speak in a clear deliberate voice before a group


  • Know your schedule and obtain a substitute if you cannot be present for your scheduled Mass
  • Follow the Lector Guidelines
  • Practice the reading often enough to be able to read while maintaining good eye contact with the assembly
  • Project your voice clearly ad succinctly
  • Be appropriately dressed for worship

Time Commitment:

  • Variable, preparation time at home
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled Mass