Ministry to the Sick

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Ministers to the Sick go to visit the sick who are at home, in hospitals, or at care facilities, and bring Holy Communion to those who request it. The time commitment for this ministry is flexible, and varies from a couple of hours, once per month, to regular weekly visits with someone who is sick. 

Two courses provided by the Diocese are required to serve as a Minister to the Sick: 

1) Formation to serve as Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion is provided by the Diocesan Institute of Liturgy and Spirituality; and 

2) Training for Ministry to the Sick is provided by the Diocesan Community Health Ministry.