PASTORAL AGENCIES

providing services for/to persons with disAbilities

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, The Ministry with Persons with disabilities under the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis "assist parishes in opening their doors to welcome persons with disabilities, and their families, into the full life of the Church." They also provide "consultation and formation opportunities" as well as many other resources available on their webpage.

Diocese of Orange, The Catholic Deaf Community "serves the unique needs of deaf and hard of hearing Catholics and their families" providing Sacramental Preparation, Religions Education, and Sunday liturgies in ASL. Follow their link to find  out more. (The office staff is fluent in ASL and Spanish.)

Archdiocese of Philadelphia, The Office for Persons with Disabilities fosters "the full inclusion for people with disabilities... into the life of the church." From a retreat for adults with disabilities to parish contact programs and a help-line for intellectual disabilities and autism, this office provides  and supports this and more. 

Archdiocese of Washington, Department of Special Needs. The Ministry for Persons with Disabilities provide many services including Special Needs Catechesis, White Masses, and Blindness Awareness to name a few.

This ministry is dedicated to our Mother Mary Most Holy for the greater glory of  God as we strive to be faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

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