Now you together are Christ’s Body
     Corinthians 12:27

The Office for Persons with Disabilities fosters the full inclusion of people with all disabilities into the life of the Church in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and serves as a pastoral resource for parishes, families and individuals in providing welcome and access to persons with disabilities.  The Office for  was established in 1991 and  is committed to following the mandates of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as stated in their Pastoral Statements on Persons with Disabilities.


Parish Contact Form Office for Persons with Disabilities

USCCB 1978 Pastoral Statement on Persons with Disabilities

1998 Welcome and Justice for Persons with Disabilities

2017 Revised Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities

LAMB:  Inclusive Assessment Tool

Speaking of Disability:  Pastoral Guidelines on Language

Parish Accessibility Survey

Parish Accessibility Check List