Why altar service is important for youngsters

In addition to contributing their support to the liturgical celebration, altar servers develop certain qualities through their service,
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Responsibility. Altar servers must memorize the Mass and commit to a regular schedule of service.
Ÿ Punctuality. Servers are required to arrive early to each Mass in order to determine their roles, prepare items and dress in their albs.
Ÿ Attentiveness. Altar servers learn the deeper meaning behind each step of the liturgy.
Ÿ Poise. Servers must spring into action when mistakes are made. They know to step in when an item is misplaced and smooth out any rough edges during the Mass.
Ÿ Maturity. Altar service contributes to a server’s maturity as they learn lessons and put their knowledge into practice.

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