Health programs announced across Diocese's counties
Parishes around the Diocese of Trenton have announced the following programs and events relating to health awareness, education and wellness:
Health Ministry to offer blood pressure screenings
St. Joan of Arc Parish Health Ministry, Marlton, offers blood pressure screening the second Sunday of the month after each Mass. For information, contact Patti Clifford at 856-983-7187 or [email protected].
Blood donations needed
Our Lady of Sorrows-St. Anthony Parish, Hamilton, will hold a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 11 in Our Lady of Sorrows’ meeting room, 3816 East State St. Ext. Bring a photo ID, and eat within four hours of donating. To schedule an appointment, contact Lori at 883-9750 or visit https://tinyurl.com/stanth or www.giveapint.org.
Spiritual support meeting
for addiction recovery set
St. Joan of Arc Parish, Marlton, will hold Accompanying One Another on the journey through “Addiction to Recovery” 7 p.m. March 11 and every Sunday in the school cafeteria at 101 Evans Road.
AOA is a Christ-centered ministry of spiritual support for anyone on a journey through addiction to recovery or anyone accompanying a loved one on his or her journey. The meetings follow the 12 steps toward recovery. For information, visit www.stjoans.org/AOA or contact Deacon Tom at 856-983-077, ext. 306; [email protected].
Tai Chi instructions offered
St. Joan of Arc Parish, Marlton, will offer six weeks of instructions on Tai Chi beginning 7 p.m. March 13 in Pedata Hall at 100 Willow Bend Road. Tai Chi is an ancient Asian art form of easy, fun and low-impact relaxation and exercise. The exercises can be performed seated or standing. The session will be led by Alexandria Goldman, who has taught Tai Chi for more than 25 years.
The cost will be approximately $5 or $10 each session based on the number of participants. To register, contact Mary Bernard at 856-596-3227 or [email protected].
New ministry to offer help, hope, resources for addiction
St. Ann Parish, Lawrenceville, will host Deacon Moore and Theresa Hank of St. James Parish Hope Ministry, Pennington, from 7 to 8 p.m. March 15 in Pope John Paul community room, 1253 Lawrenceville Road.
Hope is a ministry that was developed to assist those whose lives are directly or indirectly affected by concerns involving alcohol, drug abuse and other addictions. The Hanks will provide an overview of the ministry. All are welcome to attend to learn, ask questions and receive support in a non-judgmental manner. For information, contact Sharon Flynn at 609-799-2927 or [email protected].
Healing Mass to be celebrated
Sacred Heart Parish, Bay Head, will host a Healing Mass with anointing with blessed oils 8:30 a.m. March 17 in the church at 751 Main St.
A breakfast reception will follow in the parish hall. All are welcome. For information, call 732-899-1398.
Parish to hold blood drive
Sacred Heart Parish, Riverton, will hold an American Red Cross blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. March 26 at 103 Fourth St. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and use Sponsor Code: Sacred Heart Church. For information, call 856-829-0090.
Blood donations needed
St. Joan of Arc Parish, Marlton, will hold an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. April 2 in Pedata Hall, 100 Willow Bend Road. To schedule an appointment, visit [[In-content Ad]]
www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE. For information, call Dean DeRose at 856-596-6404 or email [email protected]. Walk-ins are welcome.