“A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John
There are many ways to help with the Outreach Ministry! Please
contact the Outreach Office for more information.
Members of this ministry live out their baptismal call to follow
Jesus in serving the poor in acts of charity and justice. To be
a member of this ministry, one must have the ability to listen
(without making judgments), keep information confidential, work
as a member of a Christian community and be respectful to clients
Responsibilities include developing one’s
spirituality, packing the food pantry, making appropriate referrals
and advocating for the needy. Outreach Ministers work three hours
in the morning or afternoon during office hours of 9:00 a.m.-3:00
Training is provided through on-the-job mentoring, Catholic Charities
workshops and discussion of current reading materials regarding
Parish Social Ministry.
Friendly Visitors visit a homebound person at their home. Spending
time with a homebound person can really brighten up their day!
Friendly Visitors do not provide any other services (they do not
fix meals, do errands, etc.) - they just visit.
Members of this ministry visit a homebound person once a week to
provide companionship, share stories of faith, and listen, and is
a very rewarding activity for all involved.
Members of this ministry help with large, parish-wide events for
Easter (Operation Bunny), Fall school supplies, Thanksgiving and
Christmas. Holiday Helpers plan, collect, gather, create, organize
and distribute “care-packages” for our needy neighbors.
Stephanie at Nutrition Center
Meals-On-Wheels is a program where drivers deliver
hot, nutritious meals to the homebound every weekday. This program
is sponsored by the Town
Members of this ministry pick up hot meals at the Shoreham Nutrition
Center and deliver them to members of our community who are homebound.
The meals are delivered for lunch, Monday-Friday. Each volunteer
usually is responsible for one day of the week. Members are also
needed to work as substitutes when the regular volunteer is not
Special thanks to Long Island Cares andKentucky Fried Chicken for donating to our Food Pantry.
|Jane M. Guido, Outreach Coordinator
P.O. Box 626
Sound Beach, NY 11789
|Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evenings: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Sept.-June)
Closed on Fridays
Located in the lower Church