Ministry Care


Vicariate V Ministry Commission

Ministry Care

Training will he held on Thursday 11/1,11/8,11/15 , 2018

St. Francis of Assisi: in the Great Room off the narthex

15050 Wolf Rd, Orland Park, IL 60467

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

This workshop will be facilitated by

Commissioner:  Gael Gensler OSF

Brief Bio: Sr. Gael Gensler is presently pastoral associate at St. Francis of Assisi Parish. She has been involved in parish ministry for over 25 years. She presently co-coordinates the ministry of care St. Francis of Assisi


To register contact Vicariate V Ministry Commission Coordinator, Maria Perez-Eraci at


Ministry of Care 

Participation in these three sessions meets the Office for Divine Worship, Archdiocese of Chicago, requirements to be eligible for mandating as a parish Minister of Care, ministering to the sick and home bound members of the parish. Participants must be approved and sent by a member of their parish Pastoral Team. Preparation includes such topics as spirituality of ministry, ministry to the aged, the experience of suffering, dying and death, pastoral listening skills, prayer and Eucharist, and the theological and practical dimensions of ministry. This seminar provides fresh theology and insights into the pastoral practice of the Ministry of Care.

There is no cost to attend the event. Please RSVP for planning purposes and to secure a spot.

Ministry of Care November