January 23, 2014
Liturgical Services for the Deaf Community
Liturgical Services for the Deaf Community include both masses signed by the celebrant as well as interpreted masses in which a lay or religious person signs as the celebrant is speaking with introduction to different types of hearing aids. The list of services is similar to last year’s, but there are additional interpreted masses st St. Frances de Chantal in Wantagh on the second and fourth Saturday at 4 p.m.
Further information about upcoming events for the Deaf Catholic Community can be found on Facebook. Rev. Msgr. Thomas C. Costa, pastor of Our Lady of Mercy RC Church in Hicksville, is the Diocesan Chaplain with the Deaf. Rev. Martin Hall is Chaplain Emeritus and Sister Joan Mary Finn, OP, continues to serve as a Pastoral Worker in this ministry. She can be reached for interpreting services as well as information about ASL classes at 718-746-8759.