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The Spiritual Care Team’s main duties include:


• Ministry of the Sacraments of Anointing of the Sick, Holy Communion and Reconciliation, where desired. (At certain times any of these or all can be called “Last Rites”.)

• Visiting in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, private homes and prisons to provide support that involves listening and facilitating communication, and assessing spiritual needs and concerns.

• Providing hospice palliative care support to patients, who have life threatening illnesses, and their families.

• Bringing communion to the sick and shut in.

• Providing transportation to people for medical appointments/treatments, counselling, etc.

• Guiding people going through grief process.

• Providing support to people in the formation of their faith.

• Sponsoring and supporting new immigrants.

• Bridging with the larger faith community and participating in diocesan celebrations such as Chrism Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral.


The SCT members have pastoral care training. They pursue ongoing education by attending various lectures, workshops, retreats, NCOD (National Catholic Office of the Deaf) pastoral conferences, etc. The SCT members go through police identity checks to be allowed to visit patients in hospitals and persons in prisons.



Susan McKinley



Richard Csabi


Maureen Cerroni


613-286-0353 (cell & text)


Father Peter Monty SJ