DEAF MINISTRY

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.


News

WE WILL BE ANNOUNCING A HOME PARISH! COMING SOON!


Deaf Ministry Events

SAVE THE DATE: DEAF AWARENESS MASS
DATE: Sunday, September 25, 2022
TIME: 11:00 AM
CELEBRANTS: Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.
THEME: Building Inclusive Communities for All
LOCATION: Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
(3107 N. St. Mary’s St., San Antonio, TX 78212 – Directions)
CONTACT: Angela Mauer | 210-305-5689 (VP) | Email Angela

— Coming soon!

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.


Deaf Mass… Coming soon!


Interpreted Masses

ParishWhenPhone Number
St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina
3843 Bulverde Pkwy.
San Antonio, TX 78259
(Directions)
Sundays
10:30 AM
210-497-6101
St. Francis of Assisi
4201 De Zavala Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78249
(Directions)
Sundays
11:15 AM
210-492-4600
St. Leo the Great
4415 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, TX 78214
(Directions)
Sundays
12:00 PM
210-533-9108

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.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE CATHOLIC FAITH?

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) classes with interpreter will begin in August 2022 at St. Padre Pio parish. For more information, email Angela, 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

BE OPENED!: THE CATHOLIC CHURCH & DEAF CULTURE 
Publisher: CUA Press, 2021
Be Opened!: The Catholic Church & Deaf Culture (CUA Press, 2021) tells the story of 200 years of sign language in the church. This book is a gift to the church and to the Deaf! For more information on this book visit this website.
More information


ASL YOUCAT

Deaf Ministry at the Archdiocese of San Antonio

As a start to ASL catechesis, a national project was developed to translate the Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church (YOUCAT) into ASL.  Learn More


Questions/Comments?

ANGELA MAUER

Director of Deaf Ministry

Phone 
Direct: 210-734-0754

Phone 
210-734-2620 Ext. 1085

Phone
210-305-5689
Video Phone

Email
Email Angela