Lector Training

Welcome to all Lectors at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  You are doing a fantastic job.  Thank you for your service to our Catholic Church.  Here is a eight minute video that I call the Lector 10 Commandments.

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FATHER SCOTT'S LECTOR 10 COMMANDMENTS (September 2014)

  1. Practice: One week before, read once a day for seven days.
  2. Communicate: Check with Priest, Deacon, Musicians before Mass begins.
  3. Holy Spirit: Enliven the Holy Spirit before you begin, “Come Holy Spirit.”
  4. Books: Locate Book, ensure correct reading, put on Ambo
  5. Bowing: To the altar when approaching podium and leaving podium.
  6. Memorize: "A reading from XXX."  Proclaim it while looking up.
  7. Pause: Stand at the Podium, pause, make eye contact, begin.
  8. Volume: Speak as if there is no microphone and try to reach last pew.
  9. Finger: No shame using finger when reading.  It helps when you look up.
  10. Clean-up: Large lectionary/intercessions Sacristy; Gospels on Altar


YOUTUBE LINKS TO LECTOR TRAINING AT SACRED HEART WASILLA
Please click on the link below to see the videos.

Lector Training 1
Lector Training 2
Lector Training 3
Lector Training 4
Lector Training 5
Lector Training 6
Lector Training 7
Lector Training 8
Lector Training 9
Lector Training 10
Lector Training 11 (Damaged During Upload)
Lector Training 12 (Damaged During Upload)
Lector Training 13
Lector Training 14
Lector Training 15
Lector Training 16