Parish nurses are professional nurses who combine nursing skills, spiritual support and health education. Parish nurses are volunteers who have committed themselves to a healing ministry within the church, function as members of the pastoral team, and extend the message of love and concern to all parishioners.

 What do parish nurses do?

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Health education
  • Support for parishioners who are ill, hospitalized or homebound
  • Referrals to other church-based services
  • Provide community resources

How do I reach a parish nurse?

  • Call the parish office and leave a request for a parish nurse
  • Ask the pastor or Communion visitor for a parish nurse to visit or call you
  • Leave a note in the collection basket or at the parish center.