Mercy Pastoral Care Seeks Eucharistic Ministers

Mercy Pastoral Care Seeks Eucharistic Ministers

Posted on: May 7, 2009

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s Pastoral Care Department seeks Eucharistic Ministers–lay people who bring Holy Communion to patients who wish to receive the sacrament while in the hospital. A volunteer application process is required, and volunteers must be trained by their parish and commissioned by the Diocese. Currently, various shifts are available.

Mercy Medical Center is the only faith-based hospital in a five county area serving individuals and families in Stark, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Summit and Wayne counties. For more information about this special way to serve others, call Mercy Volunteer Services at 330-489-1106.

About Mercy Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center, a nonprofit corporation of the Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see


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