Sr. Linda Roby, BVM, Director
The Office of Catholic Deaf Ministry has as its mission the support and encouragement of Deaf Catholic people in their faith lives. Our programs enable members of the Deaf community to develop and share their gifts. We work closely with our Deaf Pastoral Council to encourage leadership by the Deaf within the Catholic community and beyond. At the basis of our ministry is a deep respect for Deaf people's language and culture.
The Office of Deaf Ministry:
Signed or Interpreted Liturgies
are offered in various places on a regular basis.
Sacramental Preparation / Religious
Education are provided according to individual
Adult Education / Faith Formation
is supported through our liturgies, bible study,
Pastoral Visitation and Counseling are
available to the Deaf community and parents
Lay Leadership Development takes
place through active involvement on the Deaf
Special Events sponsored by the
Catholic Deaf and open to all Deaf persons include
Outreach Projects are selected each year to help meet the needs of people in our area.
Interpreting Services / Advocacy
are provided for members of the Deaf community in
Liturgies with the Deaf Community:
Shepherd of the Valley -Central Point
John the Apostle -