ALBANY — Msgr. Gerard O’Connor, director of the Archdiocese of Portland’s Office of Divine Worship, will be presenting an overview of the Archdiocesan Liturgical Handbook Saturday, March 2, at St. Mary Parish in Albany. The training will begin with Mass at 8:30 a.m., followed by two morning sessions. The monsignor will discuss the norms and best practices desired by the archdiocese in all aspects of the liturgy and sacraments.

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To register for the training, call Teresa Middlemiss at 541-926-1449.



CORVALLIS — For those in need of archdiocesan training to be extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion, a training is being offered at St. Mary Parish here Saturday, April 28. The training will begin at 8 a.m. with Holy Mass. Refreshments will be available before the two morning sessions.

Msgr. Gerard O’Connor, director of the Office of Divine Worship for the Archdiocese of Portland, will be leading the training sessions. He will present best practices and discuss special considerations for those who minister to the homebound, in nursing homes, in hospitals and in other institutions. Each attendee will receive a copy of the Vademecum containing the archdiocesan norms and rites for Communion to the sick.

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To register for the training, call Teresa Middlemiss at 541-926-1449.