Altar Servers formation at City Parish
Herald, 8 July 2012
PENANG (Herald Malaysia): The City Parish Altar Servers organized its first ever formation for 25 altar servers from June 5 to June 7, at the Assumption Formation Centre. The theme of the formation Planted and built up in Jesus Christ, firm in the faith — Col 2:7, is aimed at learning more about God and to build up friendship amongst the altar servers.
Fr Dominic Santhiyagu, the City Parish Priest, the main facilitator for the formation, explained the role and importance of altar servers. He emphasized that altar servers should learn to be more attentive to what God is saying to them, as they serve at Masses. “This is a privilege given to you boys who serve as altar servers, as one does not just become an altar server, but rather, you are called to the ministry.” He added that all servers have the privilege to better understand the liturgy of the mass, as they are a vital part of the liturgy.
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