Corporal Works of Mercy

Works of Mercy- Engage Today

Corporal Works of Mercy Corporal Works of Mercy Spiritual Works of Mercy

Feed the Hungry

with the St. Mark's Food Bank by stocking shelves and greeting those who visit the food bank

Contact Lisa Andrews at [email protected]

 

Visit the Imprisoned

Story Link Prison Ministry-donations of books are always needed, and other opportunities are available as they arise. 

Contact: Mary Ann Kojis, [email protected]  208-484-5326

 

Pray for the Living and the Dead - Perpetual Adoration Chapel. Our Adoration Chapel is open 24 hours a day. Spend time in front of the Blessed Sacrament. We are always in need of adorers and substitutes for the late night and early morning hours. Contact Julie Sandrus for more information: 208-323-0200 or [email protected]

Comfort the Afflicted and Counsel the Doubtful

Centering Prayer enables us to be open to receive the Gifts of the Holy Spirit, these Gifts lead us to engage in the Spiritual and Corporal works of mercy.  A Centering Prayer group provides comfort, caring, and insights into both the individual’s and the group’s spiritual journey.  Contact Ann Marie at 208-859-4585 or [email protected].

Clothe the Naked

St. Vincent de Paul -Donate your gently used or new coats by bringing them into the parish office; there is a marked box in the parish lobby: December through February.                                                   

                                                                   

Comfort the Afflicted

Prayer Shawl Ministry

"Craft” shawls which will be delivered to the sick, suffering, and homebound. Contact Lise Goertz: [email protected] or  208-440-2028

Feed the Hungry -Corpus Christi

Provide breakfast for the Corpus Christi day shelter.

Dishes are dropped off at the parish school each Monday by 9:30 am

Click HERE to sign up. 

Contact: Tina at [email protected]

Clothe the Naked 

St. Vincent de Paul- become a home visitor to assess the needs of those calling for assistance with rent, clothing vouchers, bus passes, etc. Training provided.

Contact:  Denise Quintana 972-655-9610

Instruct the Ignorant       

High School Core Team Leader -share your faith with our High School aged young people on Sunday evenings.

We have three brothers from Verbum Spei who are leading the youth group. Your contact person is Angela Labrum at [email protected]   

Feed the Hungry-Interfaith Sanctuary Meal Service

Cook and transport a meal to the Interfaith Sanctuary homeless shelter. Each Wednesday AS WELL AS every 2nd Saturday of the month (additional evenings available) sign up by clicking HERE

Contact: Frank Kalange, 208-353-6529, [email protected]

Visit the Sick

Outreach Extraordinary Eucharistic Ministry- provide communion to the homebound.

Contact: Tom Biggins, [email protected]            or 208-869-6364

Counsel the Doubtful and Comfort the Sorrowful

St. Vincent de Paul- Counsel the Doubtful and comfort the sorrowful with home visits by engaging with the poor. We take time to be contemplative about each interaction and situation, to respond in ways that don’t just provide material assistance but point to Christ as the Way/Truth/Life in their time of despair when they often feel forsaken. Training provided. 

Contact: Denise Quintana 972-655-9610 (St. Mark’s)

Feed the Hungry


St. Vincent de Paul Thanksgiving Food Boxes-
Shop for a meal for the disadvantaged, set up tables at the parish, collect full food boxes and work at fairgrounds on distribution day

Contact: Jeanette Jackson, [email protected]

Visit the Imprisoned

St. Vincent de Paul Reentry Conference- Become a home visitor to assess the needs of those recently released from incarceration. We assist with rent, clothing vouchers, bus passes, etc.  Training provided.

Contact: Lynn Kelley, [email protected] 208-890-9766

 

Feed the Hungry

CCW-Funeral Dinners and Coffee Hours

Contact Tracy Janis:  [email protected]

Visit the Imprisoned

Prison Ministry-write letters – children or adults can write a note letting prisoners know they are prayed for NO NEED TO SIGN A NAME OR LIST A RETURN ADDRESS. Letters can be dropped at the parish office for mailing.

Contact: parish office, 208-375-6651