Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are called not only to minister the Body and Blood of Christ, but also to take on Christ’s likeness. The role of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EM) seems simple enough: To distribute to the assembled faithful in Mass. Why Should I Become an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion? “Yours is a work of ministering Christ’s body and blood to the body of Christ, the Church.” Serving as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion is based on your schedule. The time commitment is one hour at Mass. A two hour training session is required each year for service in this ministry. If you feel called to become an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, please call the Parish Office 239-262-4256.