Visitation of the Sick

This ministry takes the Eucharist to the sick, shut-in, and homebound members of our Parish family. Eucharistic ministers either visit individuals in their homes or in small groups at area nursing homes and senior citizen residences.

Meeting Location:

Private homes, nursing homes, and senior residences


Sr. Mary Samson, SHCJ


To help those who are ill, frail, or lonely to gain strength by receiving the Body of Christ.


- attend training to become Eucharistic Minister
- work with Sr. Mary Samson, SHCJ to identify the parishioners you will visit
- once a month, take Eucharist to the shut-ins
- if a parishioner you visit has a special need, inform Sr. Mary Samson, SHCJ to arrange


- Eucharistic Minister
- Willingness to visit the homebound
- Compassion for people


Personalized training by Sr. Mary Samson, SHCJ

Time of Ministry:

Monthly visits scheduled by the Eucharistic Minister

Length of Commitment:

As your schedule allows.

Parish Address: 46 Myrtle Street, Melrose MA 02176
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