“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you”
The mission of Pastoral Care is to provide a spiritual, nurturing and caring environment to heal the physical, emotional and spiritual of individuals who can't come to the chruch. Its goals are to reach out to the sick and shut-ins.
Through visitation, respite care, support groups, counseling, prayer line, prayer partners, fellowship, worship and bereavement support,Ascension’s pastoral care ministers the sick and shut-ins.
In additional to its core organizing body, the Pastoral Care Committee works closely with the priest and gets participatory assistance from the whole church, especially, in the areas of visitations, Eucharistic worship, and bereavement support. Pastoral Care gets great support from the Nursing Ministry. They also partner with community health-care organizations in sharing pastoral functions. A.I.D.S counselling and support.