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Archbishop's Appeal

The Archbishop’s Appeal is the annual fundraising campaign that provides supplemental financial assistance to institutions, programs and ministries affiliated with the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

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Deaf Ministry

Deaf Ministry at the Archdiocese of San Antonio


Deaf ministry provides pastoral ministry to and advocates for Deaf individuals in the Archdiocese by making accessible all aspects of the Catholic Faith. Through accessibility and providing the necessary resources, the ministry encourages deaf individuals to participate fully in the sacraments and all aspects of parish and diocesan life.



Deaf Ministry Events

Deaf Ministry hosts events throughout the year such as retreats, ASL classes for lay ministers, and interpreter workshops. Sign up for our mailing list or check our calendar for upcoming events.


Archbishop Gustavo feels it’s an appropriate time to return to your parishes starting May 23, 2021



Masses with Sign Language Interpreters


Parish

When

Phone Number

Our Lady of Guadalupe - Downtown
1321 El Paso St. 
San Antonio, TX 78207
(Directions)

Saturday
5:00 PM
1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month

(210) 226-4064

Our Lady of Perpetual Help
16075 N. Evans Rd.
Selma, TX 78154
(Directions)

Sunday
10:00 AM
Please call to confirm.

210-651-6811

St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina
3843 Bulverde Pkwy.
San Antonio, TX 78259
(Directions)

Sunday
10:30 AM
Please call to confirm.

210-497-6101

St. Francis of Assisi
4201 De Zavala Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78249
(Directions)

Sunday
11:15 AM
Please call to confirm.

210-492-4600

St. Leo the Great

Interpreting services are currently suspended. They may resume upon request. Please contact Deaf Ministry Director.


Sacraments

Deaf Ministry provides support to parishes by providing formation in sign language in order to provide persons with a hearing loss full access to the Faith. To arrange sacramental needs for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing parishioners, contact the Deaf Ministry Director.



Request Interpreting Services

In order to have time to secure an interpreter, requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the date services are needed. Request interpreting services today.


Resources

LinkGuidelines for Celebrating the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities


LinkNCOD Policy for Working with Sign Language Interpreters in Catholic Religious Setting


LinkNational Catholic Office for the Deaf (NCOD)


LinkInternational Catholic Deaf Association


LinkFather MD's Kitchen Table


LinkUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops


LinkTexas Health & Human Services: Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services


LinkSan Antonio College American Sign Language Academic Program


LinkReligious ASL Worshop 2021



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