Youth Altar Servers

Altar Server Training
Fifth grade through high school-level youths are welcomed to serve at weekend liturgies and special Holy Week services. Youth from St. Mary's School as well as public or other schools are welcome to participate. Training is provided by a peer group of servers.
All 5th through 8th grades interested in becoming an altar server or cross bearer should contact the Parish Office.  
  • Attendance for altar server training will be required at four training sessions, held on Sundays in January.  Registration in advance is required. Please register in advance.
  • Any current server who is interested in becoming a cross-bearer should contact the Parish Office.  There will be one training session held in January or February.

In Their Own Words

Thoughts from our recently trained servers.

Why did you want to be a server?
"Because I thought it would be very cool to do." Amanda M.
"So I can be closer to God." Erin H.
"I wanted to serve the Lord and do what my sister does." Samuel D.
"Because it is a good way to know more about God's house." Alexia R.
"Because my brother did it and it made me want to also." Jack S.
"To be with God." Connor K.

What was your favorite part of the server training?
"Lighting the candles, trying on the albs, and going through the Mass." Enya W.

Are you excited to serve for the first time?
"Yes, but also nervous." Sophia K.
"Yes, I am super excited to help at Mass." Landon B.



Youth Altar Servers Only: Youth Altar Server's Corner


Contact Us

Director of Liturgy & Worship
(414) 425-2174