Proclaiming the Liturgy of the Word at Mass so that the faithful can both hear and understand is essential.

If God has given you this gift—a strong voice, clarity with words, and a love for Scripture—we invite you to become a lector!

Time Commitment

  • Attend initial training
  • Personal practice and preparation as needed for your scheduled Mass
  • Attend the Lector Day of Recollection one Saturday morning each year


  • Ability to read and proclaim the readings so that the faithful can hear and understand.
  • Be in good standing with the Church
  • Complete Application
  • Dress appropriately (neatly, modestly, and respectfully)