COMPASSION INTO ACTION

Priestly Ministry

The clergy of the parish are available by prior appointment to offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) to those who seek it. Clergy are also available for crisis ministry (hospitalization, deaths, other crises) upon invitation.

Home Communion

The parish extends  the Eucharist to those who are unable to attend celebrations in the Church. Some of the Lay Pastoral Visitors have been licensed by the Bishop to take the Blessed Sacrament to those who are sick or shut-in or isolated. Clergy also participate in this ministry – especially during the Christmas and Easter seasons.

Lay Pastoral Visitors

A team of trained Lay Pastoral Visitors provides isolated members of the parish family with a ministry of presence and companionship on a regular basis. Training sessions are offered annually and Pastoral Visitors are licensed and commissioned by the Bishop for this key ministry. 

Pastoral Prayer Chain

A team of parishioners offers daily intercessory prayer on specific occasions on behalf of those who request it during some crisis or emergency in their lives. In addition, prayers for those who seek healing, wholeness or comfort are also offered during Sunday Masses.