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Caring Ministry

Mission Statement

To keep St. Joseph's home-bound parishioners in communion with the Catholic Community through:

  • Distribution of the Holy Eucharist
  • Visitations
  • Information on community services relevant to the aging population and their families/caregivers



What is the time commitment?

Extraordinary Ministers serve once a month - either Sunday or during the week.  Transporters are usually requested during normal business hours and are as flexible as your time allows.



Who is Eligible?

  • 18 years of age;
  • Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church – York;
  • Be in good standing with the Catholic Church;
  • Practicing your faith;
  • Be of respected and upright character;
  • Willing to serve on a regular basis;
  • Complete Application For Mandate from the Diocese of Harrisburg;
  • Schedule appointment to meet with Fr. Stephen Fernandes, Pastor; and
  • Attend a Training Session for Extraordinary Ministers with the Diocese as well as our own parish training.




Linda Myers

717-755-7503 x226


•  St. Joseph Parish, York  •  2935 Kingston Road  •  York, Pennsylvania  •  17402  • 

•  Phone: (717) 755-7503  •  Fax: (717) 757-1900  • •

Part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg