Staff Directory | About us | Calendar
Web Highlights




Cemetery
Facility Rental
Links


Prayer Requests


 

Pastoral Care
 
Contact: Parish Office
Phone: 651.455.6624
 
Bringing the church and its ministries to parishioners in need.
 
Click on an opportunity below for more information:
Pastoral Care Commission Membe
r

Blood Drive
Blood Pressure Checks
Home Eucharistic Minister
Journey through Loss Facilitator
Martha Ministries
Parish Nurse
Prayer Shawl / Chemo Cap Ministry
Senior Care Ministry


** NOTE: Requirements for all those desiring to work with our youth and vulnerable adults include :1) attending one three-hour Virtus training per the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) guidelines, 2) signing a Code of Conduct agreement , and 3) completing a criminal background check.  All training, documents, and information are provided.
 
Pastoral Care Commission Member
Meets monthly – fourth Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.  - includes Mass and meal
Offer input, support, guidance and direction for how we live our call of pastoral care to our parishioners.
Top
Blood Drive
2-3 times/year – 2-6 hours
Volunteer opportunities are numerous and varied. 
Top
Blood Pressure Checks
Monthly – 1–1½  hours
Medical personnel provide blood pressure checks the last weekend of every month after Masses and at 55+ monthly luncheons.  
Top
Home Eucharistic Minister
Weekly - typically 30 minutes – 1 hour
 Provide Communion and a brief “Mass-like” service for those unable to attend Mass.  Schedule is arranged between the Eucharistic Minister and homebound person. Must be a trained Eucharistic Minister.  **
Top
Journey through Loss Facilitator
Schedules varies – see church website or bulletin
Coordinates and facilitates support group for those who have experienced loss of a loved one. **
Top
Martha Ministries
 Commitment is variable and on as needed basis,
typically once every two – three months
Prepare and deliver meals to those who need temporary assistance (e.g. returning from the hospital, woman with a difficult pregnancy, etc.).
Top
Parish Nurse
Yearly – 4-5 hours
Attends to the medical needs of the parish. Coordinates annual health fair. 
Top
Prayer Shawl / Chemo Cap Ministry
Commitment is completely at your discretion and availability
Knit or crochet a prayer shawl or chemo cap to be blessed and given to a fellow parishioner or their family in need of prayers.  Must know how to knit/crochet.  Patterns provided upon request. 
Top
Senior Care Ministry
 3 times/month - Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Assist providing Scripture and Communion services for parish seniors living at long-term care facilities in Inver Grove Heights.  **
Top
 
The Church of St. Patrick | 3535 72nd Street East | Inver Grove Heights MN 55076
Phone: 651-455-6624 | Fax: 651-455-8984