Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC)

The Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion assists in distributing the Body and Precious Blood of Christ at weekday, weekend and holy day masses. They may also take Communion to those who are unable to attend mass.


Becoming an EMHC: This ministry is open to all Youth and Adults who have celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation. The parish will provide training. Watch the bulletin or listen to mass announcements for training opportunities. EMHCs are scheduled on a rotating basis.


Current EMHCs: Make sure you check the current month's ministry schedule (link). If you are unable to serve at your scheduled time, please find a substitute.


Questions: If you need a substitute listing or have questions about this ministry, please contact Sherri Hunt, Liturgy Coordinator at 276-2059, x133 or [email protected]

If you have questions about taking Communion to the sick and homebound, please contact Alyssa Englund, Pastoral Care Coordinator, at 276-2059, x197 or [email protected]

St. Pius X Catholic Church

3663 66th Street

Urbandale, Iowa 50322

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Mass:  Schedule beginning Sunday, September 6              Sunday 7 am (masks required), 9 am (masks          strongly encouraged), 11 am (masks required), 5 pm (masks strongly encouraged


Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday  8:15 am

During Lent: Tuesday, Thursday, 6 pm


Friday 9:00 - 10:30 am

Saturday 8:30 am - 9:30 am


Office: 515-276-2059

Fax: 515-276-8351


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