Catholic Diocese of Dallas

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Disabilities and Deaf Ministries

Ministry to Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers and to the Deaf 

The mission for the Ministry to Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers and to the Deaf is to provide a spiritual and physical environment in every parish within the diocese, to enable those persons with disabilities and caregivers to participate as fully as possible in the life of the church.

Also see:

Pinterest  Disabilities Ministry board on Pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/dallascath

 


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Special Mass for Persons With Disabilities

An inclusive Mass for Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers is held annually and is hosted by various parishes throughout the diocese. The date and location of the Mass will be announced in parish bulletins prior to the Mass, and will be sent out via mail or email to those in our database.

 

Lenten Retreat

A Lenten retreat is given annually within the Diocese and is held at various parishes. The date and location of the retreat will be announced in parish bulletins prior to the retreat, and will be sent out via mail or email to those in our database.

 

Advent Social

The Diocese of Dallas sponsors an annual advent social for people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and the Deaf. It is held at various parishes throughout the diocese. The date and location of the social will be announced in parish bulletins, and will be sent out via mail or email to those in our database.

 

Mobility Assistive Device Program

The Diocese of Dallas Disabilities Ministry has mobility equipment such as wheelchairs, canes, and walkers, available for use by parishioners who are in need. If you wish to donate mobility equipment or are in need of such equipment, please call the Diocese of Dallas Medical Equipment Program at 214-379-3175.

 

The Deaf Program

There are several interpreted masses throughout the diocese of Dallas for the Deaf. Please click here for interpreted mass locations and times. We also offer a sacramental preparation program in sign language. There is a mass for the Deaf and a potluck lunch quarterly. The date and location of these masses will be announced in parish bulletins, and will be sent out via mail or email to those in our database.

Please call Melissa Waldon at 214-379-2895 for more information or to register your child.

 

General Services

  • Emotional and Moral Support
  • Inclusion in the life of the Church
  • Annual events held for persons with disabilities, caregivers, and Deaf.
  • Resource information for persons with mental illness

 

Parish Based Ministries for Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers

Please call Melissa Waldon at 214-379-2895 or email for more information.

 


Disability and Deaf Ministries Contacts:

Name Title Phone
Melissa Waldon Coordinator of Disabilities Ministries (214) 379-2895

 

 

 

Thanks to the Knights of Columbus 
for their generous support of this ministry.

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