Eucharistic Minister

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Roman Catholic Church[edit]

The term Eucharistic Minister is used to denote someone who assists the priest in administering the bread and wine. Often this is in the form of the wine, but once licensed, a Eucharistic Minister is licensed to administer in both kinds (namely both the bread and the wine).

A further role of the Eucharistic Minister is for them to administer home communion to the sick and housebound.