Workshops and Meetings


Parish Contact Workshops

Parish Contact Workshops: The Office for Pastoral Care for Persons with Disabilities provides support, resources, and training through Parish Contact/Advocate Workshops held at accessible locations throughout the Archdiocese at least twice a year. Parish Contacts/Advocates are asked to attend, parish staff and parishioners are welcome to attend.

YOU BELONG: Parish Contact Workshop: April 28, 2018


  WebPicWSRecent Workshop Resources

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IDD & Autism Parish Support: Power Point

Autism Prayer & Universal Prayer Petitions 

Tips for Welcoming People with Disabilities at Mass 

Pew Card Template for Welcoming and

Accommodating Persons with Disabilities

General Trainings: Staff and volunteers can assist in coordinating and giving presentations on topics related to the meaningful inclusion of Persons with Disabilities with parishes, schools and parish religious education programs.

Ministering to Individuals with Disabilities – Power Point

Awareness/Sensitivity Workshops:   Experiential and attitudinal aspects of disabilities can be explored within schools or for Parish staff/parishioners.  Workshops including topics such as:

Disability Etiquitte and Usher Hospitality Training

Making Meetings and Events Accessible