Lay Eucharistic Visitors are trained at the parish level to take Holy Communion to shut-ins directly from the altar on Sundays, including them in the worship and fellowship of the community. A printed liturgy for “The Administration of Holy Communion by Eucharistic Ministers” is available from Forward Movement.  They come in packages of 10 for $5.  Go to to order.

The Rev. Lee Anne Reat serves as Canon for Formation for the Diocese of Southern Ohio.