To be a witness for God is to be a living sign of God's presence in the world. –Henri Nouwen Pax Christi Care and Support Ministry extends God’s love and mercy to
all through a holistic model of care for the mind, body, and spirit. Our mission is to serve as a model and resource to individuals and
families, and to respond to their spiritual, emotional, physical,
intellectual, and social needs. We do so by striving to empower the
people of God to share in care and support. Jean Thoresen, Director of Care and Support Ministry, 952-405-7211, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean Thoresen develops and oversees programs
which serve those with both immediate and long term needs. Special
emphasis is given to enrichment and prayer opportunities, parish support
groups, and Companion Ministers of the parish. Jean also works closely
with the local care centers. Jean holds a Master’s Degree in theology
and is a certified Spiritual Director.
Mary Ann Callahan, Care Ministry Specialist, 952-405-7227, email@example.com
Mary Ann Callahan provides care and support in a variety of
settings. Special emphasis is on immediate needs such as Sacrament of
Anointing and death calls. Mary Ann provides bereavement follow-up,
prayer request, as well as collaborates with community members and staff
to provide welcoming, life-giving pastoral ministry at Pax Christi.
Renee Reardon, Care Ministry Coordinator, 952-405-7200, firstname.lastname@example.org
Renee Reardon works in close collaboration with over 300
funeral hospitality shared ministers who provide food and hospitality at
each funeral. Renee also serves as the staff liaison for Twelve
Baskets, Burgundy Bag collections, and Pax Pets ministry.