Ministers of Caring are individuals who visit the sick and homebound:

  1. In their homes
  2. In nursing homes and private care homes
  3. Hospice, Assisted Care and Independent Living Facilities

All Ministers of Caring must be a trained Eucharistic Minister or meet the following criteria:

  1. Must have received the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation
  2. If married, must be in a valid Church marriage
  3. Complete all the required volunteer forms, including a background check and VIRTUS training

Ministers of Caring can serve as an individual or as part of a team.

Assignments can be regularly scheduled, as needed, in emergencies, or as substitute.  

Training and materials are provided.