Ministry of Care
Home Visits with the Eucharist
At Old St. Pat’s we understand that “sometimes our members cannot come to us, we must go to them.” To us this means that sometimes, we need to offer compassionate presence by entering into another’s arena, listening to another’s story, and responding to another’s need. Too often we under estimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
In this ministry, we bring the bread of life to someone who cannot come to our Church. We have ministers who are trained to bringing the Eucharist to our members in the hospital, as well as to those who are homebound. If you know someone who would benefit from, a weekly home visit, or companionship during the illness of a family member, please contact Bernadette Gibson at 312.798.2358 or firstname.lastname@example.org.