St. Joseph Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion may be asked to bring communion to the home-bound and those who reside at local nursing homes and assisted living facilities when clergy is not available. Bringing the Lord to those who are not able to attend Mass is extremely rewarding not only for the person receiving communion but for the EMs involved.

A booklet of prayers to read with the person and a pyx to transport the Eucharist is available. If you are interested in volunteering in this ministry or have questions, please click on the link below and submit your information.

We adhere to the Archdiocese of Baltimore Policy for the Protection of Children and Youth. All adult volunteers in this ministry need to register on our management compliance website www.virtus.org and read the Archdiocesan Code of Conduct and Statement of Policy, complete online training, have a background screen performed, and provide 3 references. The training and background check must be repeated every 5 years. For more information, click here.

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