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Ministry for Mental Illness

Sandra Armstrong

(901) 725-0305

Health Ministries Network of the Mid-South

Health Ministries Network of the Mid-South is an ecumenical organization of faith community nurses, health ministers and members of the clergy. The main purpose is to provide education, support, networking and resources to all who are involved in faith community nursing and health ministries. Click here for schedule of meeting dates.

Ministry to People With Mental Illness

As people of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, we are dedicated to living our Baptismal commitment: by embracing all who suffer from mental illness, by encouraging other to follow the teachings of the Catholic Church and the examples given by our Savior Jesus Christ, and by offering support and acceptance to all persons affected by mental illness, including their families.

The NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) - WHIM (With Hope in Mind) Support Group (for family members and friends of those with Mental Illness) meets at Church of the Holy Spirit, in Room 105 on Thursday mornings from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon.

Ministry to the Sick

This ministry embraces love for others, as its fundamental concept along with our Lord's concern for the sick & lonely.

As a trained minister you bring compassion, communion and become sacramental presence of Christ for those sick and homebound.

The training is designed to provide you with the basic tools that will be helpful in your ministry.

Click her for schedule of training sessions

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Brochure: Making Moral Decisions about End-Of-Life Dilemmas

After hours emergency response team (AHERT)

Was developed to respond to the pastoral needs of hospitalized Catholic patients in a timely manner after normal office hours/weekends and holidays. The team consists of Deacons and experienced Lay Ministers, to respond to emergency calls from area hospitals after office hours, on weekends and holidays.

Ministry to People With Disabilities & Special Needs


St. Angela Ministry at Saint Louis Church

Jan O'Donnell

(901) 682-6606

Barbara Evangelisti

(901) 767-5270

Diocesan Coordinator

Deacon Bob Skinner

(901) 326-7484

Mission of the Diocesan Committee: To assist the Christian Community in the pastoral care, service and justice dimensions of our faith for people with disabilities.

St. Angela Ministry at Saint Louis Church. This ministry, named after the patron saint for those who are handicapped, disabled and challenged is being developed to address the unique needs of those parishioners with disabilities and their families. Respite time is offered from 4:15-7:00 p.m. on Saturdays to allow families of these parishioners to attend Mass or go to dinner together.