This engaging booklet is an essential tool for any youth preparing to serve at Mass or training for the role of altar server. Key terms, liturgical guidance, and practical tips are presented in a simple and friendly tone with questions, activities, and illustrations depicting the vestments, sacred vessels, and other key items used at Mass. This booklet has imprimatur.
The four-color comic book style illustrations are by renowned illustrator Jeff Albrecht.
Servers continually change as older children move to other roles or serve the parish in other ways, and younger children require training. Guide for Altar Servers is a practical, complete, and cost-effective tool that introduces children to this important ministry.
a brief background and history of the ministry
current Church requirements and regulations
spiritual preparations and practical suggestions
the basic process of serving Sunday Mass
descriptions of the vestments, sacred vessels, and other key terms
tips for special occasions and situations
pictures and puzzles that reinforce key concepts