If you would like to become an altar server at St. Patrick’s:

  • Contact the parish office if you are interested at: (352) 383-8556
  • Initially, you will be added as a third server to a Mass with a pair of more experienced servers to learn the process as an observer.
  • After experiencing the process, and if you should decide to be a scheduled server, you will be scheduled for a more detailed class to learn proper names of altar items and a more complete study of your role in the Mass.
  • The server schedule will be posted on the church website. It is the server’s responsibility to arrange for a replacement if you are unable to serve at the assigned Mass.
  • Remember that this is a commitment of the server and the parents to be present at Mass when scheduled.
  • You will be excused from faith formation class if you are scheduled to serve 11:30 a.m. Mass.
  • Please check in the Sacristy or Ministry room before Mass to be certain a minimum of two servers are present for each Mass.
Altar Servers being honored with a day of bowling to thank them for their service.
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