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.
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 Mass… Coming soon!
|St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina|
3843 Bulverde Pkwy.
San Antonio, TX 78259
|St. Francis of Assisi|
4201 De Zavala Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78249
|St. Leo the Great|
4415 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, TX 78214
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.
|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.
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