The Office of Catholic Deaf Ministry
has as its mission the support and encouragement of Deaf Catholic people in their faith lives. Our programs enable members of the Deaf community to develop and share their gifts. We work closely with our Deaf Pastoral Council to encourage leadership by the Deaf within the Catholic community and beyond.
At the basis of our ministry is a deep respect for Deaf people's language and culture.
The Office of Deaf Ministry:
· Serves the spiritual needs of members of the Catholic Deaf Community.
· Develops and supports lay leadership among the Deaf.
· Provides information and resources for parishes with Deaf members.
· Advocates for the Deaf within the Church and society.