Who We Are

Ministry With the Deaf Church Office – 15 Virginia Ave, Westmont, NJ 08108 In McDaid Hall. Opens on Tuesdays 10 am to 4pm.

  • We offer Spiritual/ Sacramental and Social needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and their families
  • Pastoral care to sick and dying: visits to hospitals, nursing homes, the homebound
  • Pastoral care to prisons and group homes
  • Pastoral care to people struggling with addictions
  • Pastoral Counselling
  • Interpreted Masses
  • RCIDA – rite of Christian Initiation for Deaf Adults
  • Faith Formation for Deaf children and their siblings
  • Interpreted Baptisms, Communions, Confirmations, Weddings and Funerals
  • Days of Recollection and Retreats
  • Sign Language Interpreters present at all major Diocesan events
  • Sign Language Interpreters provided for home and school meetings and graduations
  • Religious Sign Language Interpreter Training
  • Weekly and Monthly Deaf Socials
  • Presence to Deaf Senior Citizens/monthly social
  • Trips, holiday parties and family activities
  • Deaf awareness workshops
  • American Sign Language Classes
  • Presence and support to all those involved in Deaf Ministry
  • Referrals to agencies for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Faith Formation Classes at MKSD
  • Support PCL’s
  • Deaf Cursillo/Ultreya
  • Videpphone for Deaf Community Use
  • ASLDVD, HS tapes for Loans