Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care

The Pastoral Care Commission exists for helping those in need.
Items and ministries that fall within the Pastoral Commission are:
55+ Group Fostering fellowship with coffee socials, gathering after morning Mass, and offering monthly activities. Beth Prendi

Alcoholics Anonymous A support group for addiction. Marlo Anderson
BeFrienders Using your gifts to minister to others. Training is offered. Beth Prendi

Depression Coalition Support A support group for Depression. Beth Prendi

Funeral Luncheon Ministry A group of volunteers who provide the meal for after funeral services. Brenda Schroll

Growing Through Loss Support Coalition A support group for those who have experienced loss. Beth Prendi

Healing Hearts: Support Group for Infertility, Pregnancy & Infant Loss A group for those who have experienced the loss of a child or struggle to conceive. Wendy Turner

Knights of Columbus Savage-Prior Lake chapter of the Catholic fraternal benefit society.

KC Ladies Auxiliary For women wishing to support the Knights of Columbus.

Loaves and Fishes A group out of St. Mark's in Shakopee who meet the 4th Monday of the month to feed the hungry. Mike Svec

Loss of Spouse A group supporting one another through fellowship and activities after the loss of a loved one. Dianne Keller & Kathy Loehr


Pillowcase Dress Ministry A group that meets weekly to sew dresses from pillowcases that are donated to those in need. Diane Gwost
Prayer Shawls A group that meets monthly to knit or crochet prayers blankets and shawls for the sick. Diane Gwost
Respect Life Committee A group dedicated to promoting and supporting life through all stages. Mary Wee & Liz Wilson

Seasons of Hope A 6-week Christ-centered bereavement program Beth Prendi

Senior Care Ministry Beth Prendi

Sick and Homebound Ministry A group whose mission is outreach for those who cannot physically get to church. Beth Prendi

Uniquely Gifted A group for parents and caregivers of children with special needs. This group meets twice a month. Sherry Schaffer
We Care Sunday Food collection done the second weekend of each month that is donated locally. Vern Hei
Tuesday Meals for Priests Volunteers sign up to provide our priests, Deacons, and visiting Seminarians a weekly meal. Cassie Bruski


Apple/Giving Tree

Twice a year supplies are collected (school supplies and Christmas gifts) for those in need. Jane Shea & Jean Elfering

Please note: if an email contact is NOT listed, please reach out to the Pastoral Care staff liaison at