Health Awareness

Health MinistryIf you would like more resources on the current health situation, the Diocese of Richmond has a page on the coronavirus (also available in Spanish), and the Center for Disease Control gives guidelines on how to remain healthy.

Blood Pressure screenings provided once a month after the 1:30 PM Mass.  Normally, they begin around 2:45 pm in the conference room.  Providers are bilingual, and associated with the Latino Health Initiative at UVA

Perinatal hospice or palliative care is a program for families whose babies are diagnosed during pregnancy with a life limiting condition. If you or someone you know has received this devastating news, there are people who can help you through this difficult time. For information you can call Ann Kashatus, RNC at 704-281-6998.


Parishioner, Kathleen Olowin is the author of Angels In My Heart a book which offers support for parents grieving loss through miscarriage. She is also available for support for bereaved parents in the parish who have lost an infant through miscarriage/stillbirth/neonatal death. Kathleen may be reached at 434-975-3605.

Website for Angels in My Heart


New Resources for Advances Directives for Catholics from Diocese of Richmond, to assist with end of life issues:

Addiction is a mental illness that can affect many aspects of a person’s life.  If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, check out the local chapters of Alcoholics Anonymous to get connected with groups that can help.  You can also reach out to the national helpline for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.


Retreat for Caregivers — Presentation by Donna Authers

Handouts: Fear Not Scriptures, What Can I Do To Help?The Seven Fears of Dying, The Prayer of Abandonment



Did you miss the great presentation about Hospice with Dr. James Avery — the Executive Director of Hospice of the Piedmont?

Thanks to Tom Strassburg the presentation was video taped for you to view now:



Good article about Christian Healing from Church Health

Flu information Virginia Department of Health website:

Hospice of the Piedmont website

Health & Holiness Podcast (SQPN – Father Roderick Vonhogen)


Hearing Loop

Telecoil Loop

For those who have experienced difficulty hearing what is said at Mass, we have installed a hearing loop in two sections of our worship center.  You can ask our ushers about their locations and if you have any questions, please call parishioner Ray Haas at 978-4087.

Website about Hearing Loop technology




Health & Holiness Podcast