Finally, canon 230.3 asserts that whenever the needs of the Church want it, lay individuals who would not have the stable ministry

Finally, canon 230.3 asserts that whenever the needs of the Church want it, lay individuals who would not have the stable ministry

of lectors or acolytes as described within the very first paragraph, can provide a number of their functions, including (among other things) circulating Holy Communion. In training, we come across this fact that is rather frequently—in in certain areas it does occur too often, even as we saw within the November 1, 2008 line handling the frequently excessive usage of lay extraordinary ministers regarding the Eucharist. Continue reading