Ministries for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Resources for Ministry to the Deaf

Services Offered by the Office for Parish Life: Ministry with the Deaf

Contact the Office for Parish Life at 570-207-2213 for information on any of the following:

  • Home Visits for Sick and Elderly
  • Religious Education & Sacramental Preparation any age
  • Interpreting Services for Liturgical Celebrations OR Diocesan/Parish Events/ Sacramental Preparation Classes
  • Training of Deaf to Be Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
  • Preparation for Sacrament of Confirmation

Becoming an Interpreter

The Diocese needs YOU!  Do you know ASL and would you like to assist at diocesan/parish events as an interpreter for the deaf community?  Call the Office for Parish Life for training resources.

Learning ASL