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Ministry for Seniors

The Ministry for Seniors at St. Anthony Catholic community seeks to support and engage Seniors through ongoing Faith Formation, Fellowship and Service Opportunities.

 Events sponsored by Senior Ministry

 

 

Eucharist for the Homebound

Our faith community wants to bring the Eucharist to those individuals who are either temporarily or permanently homebound.  If you, a family member or neighbor is homebound and would like to stay connected to our faith community by receiving the Eucharist in your home or care facility please fill out this form and someone will be in contact with you to make the appropriate arrangements.

Home Bound Ministry Request

Prayer Requests:

Do you have a prayer request that you would like our faith community to pray for? Simply click on the button and follow the instructions.   

My Prayer Request

Faith Formation Opportunities

Tuesday Morning Book Group: Join us after daily mass (approx. 9 am ) in the gathering space for a time of fellowship and to discuss

Beautiful Hope: Finding Hope Every Day in a Broken World

To request your copy email GLamer@satigard.org or call 503-639-4179 ext. 122

 

Senior Moment: The magnitude of this transformation is impossible to overstate.  For most of our species’ existence, people were fundamentally on their own with the sufferings of their body.  They depended on nature and chance and the ministry of family and religion.  Medicine was just another a tool you could try, no different from a healing ritual or a family remedy and no more effective.  But as medicine became more powerful, the modern hospital brought a different idea.  Here was a place where you could go saying “Cure me”.  You checked in and gave over every part of your life to doctors and nurses: what you wore, what you ate, what went into the different parts of your body and when.  It wasn’t always pleasant, but, for a rapidly expanding range of problems, it produced unprecedented results  To be continued  …..Being Mortal Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande.