Six Pope John XXIII high school students and one faculty member were mandated as lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) Wednesday night, September 6th at a special 7:00 pm Mass. Archbishop Lucas along with many area priests conducted the Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norfolk.The Archbishop thanked the candidates for their willingness to serve both their school and home parishes.
Mandated as a lector was Calli Krebs, daughter of Jeff and Lynette Krebs of Neligh and Nickol Payne, daughter of Ray and Peggy Payne of Elgin. EMHCs were Taralyn Baum, daughter of Chris and Jeanine Baum of Elgin, Maddie Schrage, daughter of Jerry and Tami Schrage of Petersburg, Kyle Schumacher, son of Kevin and Lisa Schumacher of Petersburg, Lauren Seier, daughter of Craig and Gini Seier of Petersburg, and faculty member Julie Schiltmeyer of Elgin. The group consists of students from the parishes of St. Boniface in Elgin, St. Francis of Assisi in Neligh and St. John the Baptist in Petersburg.