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Any Catholic who has received the sacraments of Baptism and First communion is able to serve as an Altar Server after receiving the proper training.
THE ROLE OF AN ALTAR SERVER
Altar servers carry the cross, the processional candles, hold the book for the priest celebrant when he is not at the altar, carry the incense and censer, present the bread, wine, and water to the priest during the preparation of the gifts or assist him when he receives the gifts from the people, wash the hands of the priest, assist the priest celebrant and deacon as necessary.
The role of server is integral to the normal celebration of the Mass