The role of the altar Boy remains a genuine and vital one in the Eucharistic Assembly of the faithful, as well as in other services. He stands ready to serve God in this capacity. It is a stewardship of young men; a service that they offer to God as their regular Sunday offering of talent and ability.
There is no need to register your son to serve in the altar. If he is 8 or older he is welcome to serve every Sunday and at other times. Seniors who wish to be altar captains should see Fr. Joseph. There is a new Altar Server Guidebook. Please have your son see Fr. Joseph to get one.
Macarius the Great of Egypt; Mark, Bishop of Ephesus; Arsenius of Corfu; Makarios of Alexandria; Makarios, Hierodeacon of Kalogera, Patmos; Removal of the Honorable Relics of Saint Gregory the Theologian; Branwallader, Bishop of Jersey