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Liturgical Advisory for Lent and Easter 2014

As is customary in the Diocese of Orlando we are providing the Liturgy Advisory for Lent and Easter 2014 for your information and reference. Please click here to view the Advisory.

Although there is an abundance of information provided in this document we also remind you that the Diocesan Liturgical Calendar is another source of Liturgical information that you will find helpful. You may access the Diocesan Liturgical Calendar by clicking here.

Diocesan Liturgical Calendar for the Year 2014

The Diocesan Liturgical Calendar for the year 2014 is now available. Click here to download.

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion Mandate Period Extended

All EMHC mandates in the Diocese of Orlando will now be effective for five (5) years from the calendar year in which the initial diocesan EMHC training is taken. Read the entire memo from Bruce Croteau, Director of Liturgy, regarding EMHC mandates by clicking here.

Spring 2014 Training Schedule for NEW Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

The Office of Liturgy is now accepting registrations for the fall for training for NEW EMHC's. Please remember the following guidelines for registering persons to attend any EMHC workshop:

1. Only the Pastor or Coordinator of the EMHC Ministry at a parish may register persons for training. Individuals desiring to join this ministry MAY NOT register themselves.
2. ALL registrations are to be made through the Office of Liturgy. DO NOT contact the host parish directly.
3. Registrations must include the names of each individual attending, the parish sending the individual, and the date and location of the workshop they are being registered for.
4. Registrations may be made by emailing Aaron Kohl, Coordinator of the Offices of Liturgy and Music at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 407-246-4860 NO LATER than the Wednesday prior to the desired class. Registrations made after the cutoff day will not be accepted.
5. Any person whose name is not on the sign-in sheet the day of the training will not be able to attend the class.

*All MTS persons needing initial EMHC training as part of their certification MUST be pre-registered for EMHC training by the Pastor or EMHC Coordinator.

Click here to view the Spring 2014 Training Schedule for NEW Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion.


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