Care volunteers visit and take the Eucharist to parish members
unable to attend mass for health reasons. They also send cards of
compassion to parish members who are sick or have experienced a
The Pastoral Care committee is made up of committed individuals
who share the duties of taking communion to shut-in parishioners.
committee members support local agencies include the Regina
Food Bank, Transition House (short-term shelter for women &
children), the Marian
Centre, Visitation House (drop-in centre for women & children)
, and the Isabel
Johnson Shelter (YWCA)
Members also assist refugee families who now make Regina their home.
They offer support and friendship, and help them get to medical
appointments and shopping. The goal is to help families and individuals
become independent and self sufficient while forming friendships
and promoting cultural understanding.
The Social Justice committee also has a focus on people living in
developing countries. This is done through work with the Canadian
Catholic Organization for Development and Peace.
Support is also shown to help others in our city by organizing such
events as the Birthright Shower (February), and the Advent Giving
Tree for Christmas hampers.
If you are interested
in meeting and helping people, you are invited to join the dedicated
volunteers of this committee.
The Social Justice/Pastoral Care Committee meets about every eight
weeks. Dates and times are published in the bulletin. Call the church
office at 306-545-4051 for the next meeting date.
Care chairperson(s) to be elected during the odd years.
Their duties include coordinating & chairing the committee meetings
and assisting in various areas based on needs and their interests.
They also attend the monthly Parish Pastoral council meetings (third
Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Sept. to June). Monthly information reports (written)
about the activities of Social Justice/Pastoral Care are shared
with Parish Pastoral Council. They also participate in other Parish
Pastoral Council events or activities as required.
Updated Feb 24, 2014