The help provided by these ministers in distributing Communion in Church and taking the Blessed Sacrament to the Sick is of great importance in the life our parishes.

Parish priests are invited to indicate if they would like to send participants to the course.

For this ministry Diocesan Safeguarding procedures may be applicable.

The programme consists of three sessions:

Venue: St Joseph’s, Mill Lane, Durham, DH1 2JG

  • Session 1: Tuesday 11 July (Evening session) 7.00 – 9.00pm
  • Session 2: Tuesday 18 July (Evening session) 7.00 – 9.00pm
  • Session 3: Saturday 22 July (Day session) 10.30am – 3.30pm (arrivals and registration from 10.00am)*

*Participants to bring their own packed lunch for the day event – tea and coffee provided.

NB. The Saturday session ends with a Mass of Commissioning at 3.00pm.

Cost: £15 per participant.

If you would like to come along, please contact your parish priest to discuss with him and then he (or the parish secretary) can complete a registration form on your behalf.

For further information please email:

  • Date of Event 11—22 July 2023
  • Cost £15.00
  • Location

    St Joseph’s, Mill Lane, Durham DH1 2JG.