“I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.” Psalm 84:10

The Role and Importance of the Ushers Ministry 

Overview: The ministry of ushering serves the people and creates an atmosphere of hospitality. The heart of an usher is the heart of a servant. Ushers serve with a special extraordinary welcome by providing a warm and safe atmosphere of reverence and order before, during and after the Mass. Ushers are in simple terms, “doorkeepers for the house of the Lord.”


  • A Baptized and Confirmed Roman Catholic
  • A registered and active participant in the parish, as well as Safe Environment cleared
  • Committed to being prepared and serving for a minimum of one (1) year
  • Ability to walk and stand as needed during the Mass
  • A personality, style and disposition that will enable one to deal effectively with Usher responsibilities