Ministry for People with Disabilities
Mission: To assist those with varied physical, developmental and emotional abilities to participate fully in all aspects of parish and Catholic School communities.
“We are a single flock under the care of a single shepherd. There can be no separate Church for persons with disabilities.” — Welcome and Justice for Persons with Disabilities, 1. USCCB
Services include consultations related to inclusion in our parishes and schools, e.g., planning for sacramental preparation and faith formation, awareness related activities, and workshops for teachers and catechists. We also have a lending library of tools and books for sacramental preparation, faith formation, and teaching people with disabilities.
Our deaf ministry strives to enable people who are deaf or have hearing loss to participate fully in the life of the Church. Technical advice to parishes using assistive listening devices is provided as well as assistance in locating interpreters for special events.
Every Sunday, 10:30am
Christ the King Church
20 Sumter Ave
Albany, NY 12203
Interpreted Christmas Masses
St. Michael the Archangel, 175 Williams Rd, Troy, Christmas Vigil 4:30pm
Christ the King, 20 Sumter Avenue, Albany, Christmas Day, 10:30am
Deaf and Interpreting Services
(518) 218-0000 x 5395
Interpreter Referral Service Coordinator
Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley
E-mail: (h) firstname.lastname@example.org
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