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Prayer Shawl Ministry

This ministry is open to anyone who likes to knit or crochet and is interested in donating a little of their time to create shawls or lap blankets for those in need. If you do not knit or crochet and would like to learn, we will teach you. We have women in the ministry from beginner level to very experienced knitters.  Besides learning to knit and crochet, you will meet some wonderful ladies in the parish and make many new friends.

We would love to have you join us in this ministry to help others in need by donating a little of your time to wrap someone in the comfort of your prayers and love.

Everyone can benefit from wrapping themselves in a symbol of God’s love. All the shawls and lap blankets are blessed by a priest or deacon before being presented to the recipient.

Meetings:  Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall

Since beginning, up to August 2019, the ministry has provided the following:

1319 Shawls/lap robes
408 Baptismal Shawls
986 Baby Items Christ Child Society of Phoenix
343 Mats Vets Mana House
602 Baby Items Choice Pregnancy Center
56 Shawls & 16 Hats Arizona Cancer Cure Center
214 Shawls Americare Hospice
113 Items Andre House
10 Baby Items Gabriel Project
51 Scarves & Hats A New Leaf
9 Shawls St. Peregrine Shrine
846 Mini Shawls
271 Hats Children Hospital Cancer Center
477 American Heart Red Hats
49 Baby Items Life Connections
166 Shawls Hospice of the Valley

The yarn and supplies are provided by the dedicated volunteers.

Please contact us if you know of anyone in need of a shawl.

Nancy Giovanini (623) 214-7710  Send email 
Simonne Barthell (623) 544-6814 Send email 





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