This was the Traditional Latin Mass.
We were asked to offer a Mass in a NO church by a large group that had requested it. We traveled over 3 hrs to the church. The parish priest was absent but a stand in priest greeted us and basically left us to it.
There was over 300 faithful that had come for this Mass and the priest announced that only Catholics in good standing may receive communion and it must be on the tongue and kneeling if possible.
As far as we were concerned, we were the only ones in the sanctuary and nothing was mentioned about an EMHC coming.
The MC signaled to me to confront her as I had not seen her behind me. I politely asked her what she was doing and she said she was a Eucharistic Minister. So I told her "No, you are not; we have a priest and he will distribute but thank you for offering" and then blocked her access to the sanctuary.
She said that a priest told her to go and help us and was very angry because I refused to allow her to carry out her duty.
In future we will contact the priest of the parish and make it clear that no women are allowed in the sanctuary and that no person is permitted to distribute Holy Communion unless they have received major orders. We will also announce it before or after the homily.
We tried to explain after Mass why she could not distribute but she was not listening as she was too angry.
So I thought that if I could print some documents that explain why lay people can not touch the Sacred Species and even why women can not enter the sanctuary; then I could give it to people to read at their own leisure.
There was an article some one posted here that explained the union between the priest and the church was akin to the union between man and woman, but I can not find it.
You could just refer to Universae Ecclesiae which states "Furthermore, by virtue of its character of special law, within its own area, the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum derogates from those provisions of law, connected with the sacred Rites, promulgated from 1962 onwards and incompatible with the rubrics of the liturgical books in effect in 1962." Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharistic did not exist in 1962.
I wouldn't mention anything about women in particular as male Eucharistic ministers are forbidden as well. Why get into an argument that is moot? And I don't think women are forbidden from entering the sanctuary per se, its just that there is seldom a reason for a woman to be in the sanctuary according to the old rubrics. But, for example during a nuptial mass a bride may sit in the sanctuary.
I would also give this woman a little charity. This was probably a very alien mass to her and she did not understand that the traditional Latin mass follows separate rubrics. I think if you place yourself in her position you might understand her shock and anger, even if we can't condone it.
I think its a great thing you are doing to help spread the Latin mass! Let's hope that this person went home and began to do research and this led her to understand what happened.