Pastoral Care

Communion Visitation
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion visit Catholics at the hospital daily, and visit homebound, and assisted living/nursing homes on a regular basis to offer communion to those Catholics who cannot otherwise attend church.

Illness
The Parish Nurse Program offers health services and education programs throughout the year. Comfort, support and home visits are provided by a nurse when needed.

Parish Nurses
Work with parish nurses at the parish picnic. Organize special educational events for the Parish and community. Meet once per month to discuss current needs of parishioners.

Communion to Home Bound and Nursing Homes
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion visit the homebound and nursing home patients providing them with the opportunity to receive Holy Communion and prayer. One must be a mandated Extra-ordinary Minister of Holy Communion.

Communion to the Hospital
Extraordinary  Ministers  of  Holy  Communion  visit  the  hospital  providing  patients  with  the  opportunity  to receive Holy Communion and prayer. One must be a mandated Extra-ordinary Minister of Holy Communion.

Prayer Line
St. Joseph Parish provides this to anybody requesting prayers especially for illnesses. The prayer line consists of parishioners who have offered their time in prayer for others. You can add somebody to the prayer line by calling the parish office.

Jail
We visit the Larimer County Detention Center (LCDC) to offer inmates the opportunity to receive Holy Communion. We also provide a bible study program for inmates. Mass is celebrated, Communion services are held and confessions are heard. Assistance is provided in other areas for those who are released from the LCDC (i.e. transportation, resource referral, mentoring, etc.)

Staff contact: Greg Reynolds, Extension 230

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