Can Non-Catholics read at a Funeral Mass?

We are preparing my mother’s funeral Mass and my brother would like to present the 1st or 2nd reading at the Mass. However, my brother, who was raised in the Catholic faith, now belongs to a non-denominational Christian church.

As he is no longer a practicing Catholic - can he read at the Mass?


The following link should assist you in better understanding the Catholic Church’s teaching on who can lector (read the readings) at *any *Mass. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by this link, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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