CARE OF THE SICK
CARE OF THE SICK
One of the most beautiful virtues/traditions is to remember in prayer those who are unable to worship with us — the sick — the hospitalized, home bound, elderly and nursing home residents.
Please call the Office to make arrangements for pastoral visits and communion calls to the sick. Emergency sick calls are made at any time.
For reference: Office Phone no. 203-334-0312
With regard to the Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, if you are unable to attend Church and would like to receive the Eucharist at home, please contact the at office,
Coordinator: Fr. Sean and Fr. Dious
Coordinator: Nicholas Pekar
Director of Music, Mary Rose Garych
The Outreach Ministry sponsors events dealing with charitable activities such as clothing drives, food drives, the Giving Tree (Christmas) and other charitable projects. Refer to website navigation bar Outreach for current ongoing projects.
Ladies Guild- In the process of re-establishing
Prayer Shawl Ministry—
Church Linen Ministry—
Malta House Ministry—
Dress for Success Ministry –
Prayer Ministry –
Magnificent St. Emery’s Church Nave Art
These large ceiling painting (on canvas) are located along the nave of the Church. All paintings were done by Italian artist Joseph Natale during the construction of St. Emery’s Church in 1932.
This photograph to the right shows the ceiling paintings looking towards the front of the church.
This photograph to the right shows the ceiling paintings looking towards the rear of the church.
(Click on all paintings to enlarge)
Individual photographs of each ceiling painting.
The painting to the left represents the Holy Trinity, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
This painting to the right presents the Virgin Mary ascending into Heaven surrounded by angels.
Painting of Jesus teaching children, after, as the biblical story goes, rebuking one of his Apostles from stopping children coming to him.
This painting to the right portrays Saint Elizabeth, a Princess of the Kingdom of Hungary. Saint Elizabeth, who as a Franciscan dedicated her life to the poor, is seen kneeling to the Virgin Mary who is holding baby Jesus.
The painting below is Saint Cecilia (with Harp) who is the Patroness of Musicians.