St. Patrick Roman Catholic Parish
                                                                                                                        A Pennsylvania Charitable Trust

LoC What We Do

Ladies of Charity

Guided by our Spiritual Director, Fr Jack Batykefer

Saint Patrick’s Ladies of Charity:

·Provide donations as needed in time of emergency or need

·Provide respite visits to the home (when requested) and transportation for the elderly to Mass, doctor’s appointments, hospital visits, and shopping

·Visit and pray with nursing home residents

·To comfort the very ill, some members create and donate prayer shawls

·Developed a phone chain to alert members of prayer requests

·Sponsor the unclaimed dead at the Seraphic Mass Association

·Attend spiritual workshops and officers meetings at Diocesan level

·Attend Cemetery Sunday at Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh PA

·Coordinate the annual Angel Tree with Catholic Charities at Christmas

·Provide Christmas and Easter gifts to the shut ins/elderly of the parish

·Pray the rosary in church the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 6:30 pm

·Pray the rosary at local nursing homes on a weekly basis

·Provide the Catholic residents (and others) of the local nursing homes with gifts at Christmas and Easter

·Members are active in the Parish as: Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, Lectors, Mercy (funeral) luncheon coordinators/volunteers, Funeral liturgy coordinators, women’s guild members, Saint Vincent DePaul, annual Festival volunteers and coordinators, and many more Parish associations and activities
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