Nourish for Caregivers Ministry
Caring for the Caregiver: Virtually every one of us will care for a loved one at some point in our life. Though rewarding, it is not always easy. The Nourish for Caregivers ministry understands that family caregivers need somewhere to turn to for information, support in their faith and personal connection during the caregiver journey. Each Nourish gathering provides practical approaches, tools and resources to help navigate these times with a Christ-centered view.
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Nourish For Caregivers offers two weekly virtual support groups through the “House Calls” ministry. Caregivers may participate via land line, cell phone, or through the use of a computer/tablet device. Each session will last approximately one hour depending upon the number of participants.
- Tuesdays 11:00 am
- Thursdays 11:00 am
- Visit this website for log-in information: https://page.co/j05Km
Find a Nourish for Caregivers Meeting
|Host Parish||Meeting Dates and Times||Parish Contact||More Info|
|St. Ann, Phoenixville||Contact Chris Granese||Chris Granese (Email)||Parish website|
|St. Elizabeth, Chester Springs||Contat Regan Sarmento or Diane Thompson||Regan Sarmento (Email)|
|Nativity BVM, Media||Third Saturdays (In person)|
10 – 11:30 am
|Donna Tustin (Email)||Parish website|
|Epiphany of Our Lord, Plymouth Meeting||Jointly offered at St. Rose of Lima (see below)||Mary Sheehan (Email)||Parish website|
|St. Rose of Lima, North Wales||Third Wednesdays (Virtual and In Person)|
1:30 – 2:45 pm
Email parish contact for Zoom link.
|Amy Juarez (Email)||Parish website|
|St. John the Baptist, Manayunk||Contact Jennifer Rose||Jennifer Rose (Email)||Parish website|
Ongoing monthly support group, walk-ins welcome,
no cost/materials to purchase, bring a friend.
Who should come to a Nourish gathering?
Nourish for Caregivers is for anyone juggling the challenges of everyday life, health, career and caring for a loved one, whether it be a family member with disabilities, an ill or aging parent, spouse, friend or grandparent, in town or at a distance. Nourish provides caregivers a faith perspective, as well as practical and emotional supports, useful tools, and shared experiences.
What topics will be covered at a Nourish gathering?
Topics change and vary by month. Meeting topics include: the spirituality of asking for and receiving help, avoiding common pitfalls, communication dynamics, keeping loved ones safe, caring for loved one and yourself, speaking up and more.
How to Start a Nourish for Caregivers Ministry
Nourish for Caregivers is a Christ-centered Catholic ministry that supports the practical, emotional & spiritual needs of family caregivers. Nourish provides you with a well-structured, easy-to-implement program that can help you launch a parish-based, lay-led ministry to facilitate an effective and ongoing care for the caregivers in your community. Archdiocese of Philadelphia parishes receive a discounted rate when launching a new Nourish group.