Students serve in all parts of the Mass at St. John’s Catholic Newman Center. From choirs to lectors, from ushers to Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, and from sacristans to altar servers, Catholic Illini serve alongside the priests of SJCNC to serve the thousands of fellow Catholic Illini students who worship and pray at St. John’s each week.
run the show. Sacristans make sure that the Chapel is ready to celebrate the Mass: setting up for the Mass; keeping the Chapel beautiful; and scheduling, organizing, and training other student liturgical ministers.
assist the priest during the Mass and at the altar.