Hardiman, R. (2006). Timeline of the Ministry of Acolyte: Variations on the theme of service at the alter. Pastoral Liturgy, 36 (4-5), 17.
A timeline from the second century until November 30th 1986 when the Mass of Pope John Paul II at Belmont Park became the first occasion when 'Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist' were used in WA. They then became customary in most parishes.
Pastoral Liturgy is published by the University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Philosophy and Theology, Fremantle.