LISTEN WITH THE EAR OF THE HEART
St. Nicholas Catholic Church ministers to the sick, home & facility-bound, and bereaved of the parish through a variety of Pastoral Care services. The Wellness Ministry within Pastoral Care focuses on the health of our parishioners in body, mind & spirit.
Please contact the Pastoral Associate if a family member or friend is hospitalized or homebound and would like to receive Eucharist. The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick can be arranged for all those facing surgery, serious illness, or disabilities.
The ministers embody the care of the community for its sick members. Parishioners take the Eucharist and share scripture and prayer with those unable to come to church.
These ministers extend themselves to those hospitalized. They share the Eucharist, scripture, prayer and “listen with the heart” to concerns of the patient.
Get in touch to volunteer to serve as a minister to the sick.
Beacon Shores Nursing Home Ministry
Join Fr. Jun for Mass with the residents of Beacon Shores Nursing Home on the first Friday of each month. Volunteers serve as Cantors, Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers. They bring joy to the residents through music and their presence
St. Nicholas is available to assist in the planning of a Funeral for a loved one. Please call the Pastoral Associate at 757-340-7231.
After your initial contact, the date and time of the funeral will be coordinated between the church and the funeral home. Please do not set the date until both the funeral home and Fr. Jun have confirmed their availability.
Funeral Hospitality Ministry
This ministry offers hospitality resources for families that are preparing for the funeral of a loved one. They will assist with a reception, large or small, for the family at the church after the funeral. Volunteers prepare and coordinate food donations, help set up seating for the reception, and assist with serving.
Get in Touch to volunteer to provide food donations for funeral receptions.
A program designed to lift the spirits of the elderly adults at the M. E. Cox Center with monthly “Sharing Sessions.” The children of St. Nicholas spread their sunshine by sharing a talent, skill or project during a gathering of the elderly. This can range from showing off artwork, coming in a favorite costume, singing or even doing jumping jacks. Children experience the power of giving and the joy of spreading their light.
The Wellness Ministry
Physical health, healing and wholeness are essential to support our Catholic community’s spiritual walk with God. Helping our fellow parishioners monitor their health and advising them is not only the province of nurses and doctors, but should extend to all other people, young and old, who are interested in our parish’s health. The Saint Nicholas Wellness Ministry is reaching out to everyone to help expand the ministry and better serve our worship community.
Beacon Shores Nursing Home Mass, First Friday of the month, 10:15AM.
*Healing Mass with Anointing of the Sick, First Tuesday of the Month, 7:00PM.
*Volunteer to serve in visitation ministry by calling the parish office.
Prayer and Mass Intention Request
Stop by the parish office or pick up a Mass Request envelope on the credenza in the commons to make a request.
“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35