Community Life: Pastoral Care

Parish Nurses


Parish Nursing offers the following services:

  • Parish Nurse Ministry Blood Pressure Screenings on the second Sunday of each month (September-June) after the morning Masses; screenings are free and all are welcome
  • The Parish Nurse Bereavement Ministry offers bereavement support for individuals and families, and is available by calling the parish office at 860.756.4034 or speaking with Fr. John, ofm
  • Counseling and referrals for parishioners with health needs are available, upon request
  • Resources are available to answer questions about medications, disease, and wellness issues
  • Home visitation can be pre-arranged for those who experience illness or are recovering from surgery

Our team of parish nurses works with parishioners of all ages, in collaboration with the parish staff; they possess a current Connecticut Registered Nursing (RN) license, and are up-to-date in their nursing skills and knowledge.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Our Parish Nurse Ministry is seeking licensed nurses who are available after Mass to help with Blood Pressure Screenings. If you are able to offer your talents in this area, please contact Trudi in the Volunteer Ministry office, or speak with Helen Martins. 

Health Ministry Prayer Intention Book

You can find our Prayer Intention Book in church to the left of the sanctuary, near the Baptismal font.  Please feel free to write in any requests for prayers.  These intentions will be remembered by the faith community once a month at our weekend Masses.