Institution to the Ministry of Lector

Today, within our community Mass, my class and I were instituted to the ministry of Lector. Photos are available here from the NAC’s official flickr page. In simple worldly terms, that means that I am an official reader for Mass. The installation is more than becoming a reader though. Today‚Äôs installation is my first official step towards the altar and so in turn towards priesthood. My call to candidacy this summer placed me at the start of the path, and today I took my first step. My next step, by the Grace of God, will be the institution to the ministry of Acolyte next year. Following Acolyte is Deaconate and then Priesthood, should I be called to Holy Orders. Continue reading “Institution to the Ministry of Lector”