Care & Consolation

Grieving Through the Holidays with Grace Resources

Coping with the Holidays Checklist Suggestions for Handling the Holidays and Special Days

Updates

We are visiting most of the facilities in our parish area to bring the Eucharist!  There are several Sunday morning spots open, all around 10:30 AM: Friendship Village, Mill Run Gardens, Mayfair. Please contact Jennifer to learn more and shadow an EMHC to be trained.

 

How Can We Help?

Our Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are here to bring Jesus to you or a loved one! If you are sick or homebound, temporarily or long-term, we can visit to provide communion. Please contact Jennifer to be assigned one of our ministers.

We also visit the following facilities in our parish area usually bi-weekly to weekly. Note that some may be temporarily closed to us at times due to COVID precautions.

Ashford at Sturbridge: First and Third Fridays, 10 AM service

Avondale – Friday morning service

Carriage Court – Sundays, 10:15 AM service and room visits

Darby Glenn – Sundays, 10:15 AM service and room visits

Friendship Village of Dublin – Second and Fourth Sundays, 10:30/11 AM services

Hilliard Assisted Living and Memory Care – Thursdays, 9:30 AM service

Mayfair Village – Sundays, 10:30 AM service

Mill Run Gardens – Most Sundays, 10:30 AM service and room visits

National Church Residences Harmony Trace – Tuesdays, 10 AM service

Promedica of Dublin – Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 11 AM service and room visits

Sanctuary at Tuttle – Tuesdays, 11 AM service

Stone Oak – Fridays, 2:30 PM service

Trueman Pointe Care Center – Tuesdays, 10 AM room visits

The document below is a list of area agencies that offer help in the areas of food, rent, utilities, or other needs. Please call the agency first as their operations may be different in this time of pandemic.

Resources for Those In Need

 

Our parish is able to provide limited assistance to our parishioners and school families who have financial needs related to the impact of COVID-19.  Please complete the application below or call us to begin the process. Applications are reviewed by the pastor and his designee. We will call you with any questions.

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    Check the COVID-related circumstances that have caused a financial need.

 

We want your parish to be the place to turn in time of need. St. Brendan offers counseling for parishioners of all ages and needs. You may contact Jennifer for a referral or any of the clinicians directly.

Counseling is available in person (distanced in office) and via video or phone call.

Jennifer Rice, MA, LISW-S is on staff  to provide counseling to adults in the areas of grief and loss, anxiety, depression, spiritual and life concerns. She has degrees in clinical social work and theology, and brings experience working in the mental health, medical, hospice and bereavement fields. Short-term counseling is provided at no cost, but a donation to the care and consolation ministry is welcome if able.

Through an agreement with Spirit of Peace Clinical Counseling, their Catholic clinicians are available to provide support to our parishioners.  All scheduling and billing through insurance or self-pay is directly through these clinicians and SOPCC. More info on these clinicians and others from SOPCC can be found at http://www.spiritofpeaceclinicalcounseling.com/

 Honor Worthington, MA, LPCC offers counseling in her office nearby.  She holds a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Counseling and is a certified Spiritual Director.  Honor has practiced in a variety of settings as a person- centered therapist, whose experience includes working with adolescents through the geriatric population. “I utilize a variety of disciplines that are tailored to the individual’s concerns enabling the most effective treatment for each person.  Whether you are experiencing individual, family, relationship, educational, or stage of life issues, I can help you to develop and utilize strategies designed to use your strengths more effectively in reaching both short and long- term goals.”  Contact Honor to schedule at 614-442-7650 Ext. 14  or honor.sopcc@gmail.com.

Terri Johnston, LPCC-S is a Registered Play Therapist, a Certified Trauma and Loss Specialist-Clinical, has EMDR training, and completed Level 3 Practicum Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.  Her areas of focus are children ages 5+, couples, families, and individuals.  Contact Terri to schedule at her office on Bethel Rd.  Please mention you are from St. B for priority scheduling.  614-519-7364 or terri.sopcc@gmail.com

Contact Us

Jennifer Rice, MA, LISW-S | 614.876.1272 ext.227 | jrice@stbrendans.net