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Altar Servers

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
9511 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209

Loving Father, Creator of the universe, you call your people to worship, to be with you and each other at Mass. Help me, for you have called me also. Keep me prayerful and alert. Help me to help others in prayer. Thank you for the trust you have placed in me. Keep me true to that trust. I make my prayer in Jesus' name, who is with us in the Holy Spirit. Amen.

It is a great privilege to serve at the Altar of our God and therefore Servers are chosen from those who display a desire for a more intimate union with our Lord and God, Jesus Christ.  Our loving Savior becomes present on the Altar, just as He was at the Last Supper and Calvary.  Accordingly, Servers have a solemn responsibility to do their assigned duties with dignity and reverence.


  • A desire to serve at the Altar of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

  • Must be baptized and have received First Holy Communion (and Confirmation, grades 9 through 12)

  • Attend weekly Mass.

  • Open to all children in grades 5 through 12.

  • Must attend training.