Lourdes Pastoral Care Fund • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Lourdes Pastoral Care Fund

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lourdes-fund-caringIn 2006, the Diocese of Bridgeport partnered with Harborside Healthcare to continue the operation of its three nursing homes, St. Joseph Center in Trumbull, St. Camillus Center in Stamford and St. John Paul II Center in Danbury. With Harborside owning and managing the nursing operation, the Diocese dedicates resources to protect and maintain the Catholic identity and mission of the homes. Today, this partnership at the three Centers continues with the successor to Harborside, Genesis HealthCare — one of the nation’s largest skilled nursing care providers.

The Diocese of Bridgeport is committed to the pastoral mission of St. Joseph Center, St. Camillus Center, and St. John Paul Center: to provide spiritual and emotional support and Catholic services to residents and their families.

Reasons To Support the Diocese of Bridgeport Pastoral Care Fund

  • Provide for the spiritual care of our residents, which is an integral part of the approach to care at St. Camillus Center, St. Joseph Center and St. John Paul II Center.
  • Ensure that daily Mass and Holy Communion continue to be offered.
  • Help residents cope with the stress of illness and ease loneliness.
  • Help families deal with difficult health care decisions and difficult news.