The Pastoral Care Ministry is committed to serving God by living the Gospel. As skilled and faithful ministers, we share one another’s burdens by listening, caring, learning and praying. Who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. Corinthians 2:1-4 To see our committee meeting schedule please visit click here
Stephen Ministry-Stephen Ministers offer lay pastoral care by providing, through confidential, one-to-one relationships, love and support to those going through a life crisis or challenge. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Healing-The Sacramental Rite of Healing is incorporated into one 8 AM and one 10 AM Sunday service each month. Healing ministers anoint with oil, followed by the laying on of hands. You may request a prayer for yourself, a loved one, and for a specific concern. Contact: Fr. Joseph Krasinski.
Eucharistic Visitor -This ministry offers a time for communion, prayer and fellowship to our homebound, nursing home, or hospitalized parishioners who cannot attend church. Lay Eucharistic Ministers deliver communion to those in need. Contact: Fr. Joseph Krasinski.
Flower Delivery -Each Sunday, a member of our flower delivery team delivers them to our parishioners in the hospital, nursing home, or at home. Contact: Jana Draper 203-775-2825
Senior Ministry -Pastoral Care hosts a get together for the St. James’ seniors at different times of the year. All seniors and anyone interested in assisting with this ministry are welcome. Contact: Cathy Blasco 203-826-9916
Prayer Shawl Ministry - The Prayer Shawl Ministry brings together knitters and crocheters who weave beautiful shawls for people who are sick or in grief. A prayer shawl is a wonderful physical reminder that we are wrapped in God’s presence at all times.