Ministry with Persons with Disabilities


Questions for Reflection and Discussion

1. Does anyone here have a ministry with persons with disabilities in their parish?
2. Why might this ministry be important?
3. What might the needs and the mission be?
4. What is access/accessibility

5. Can anyone identify people with disabilities in their own     parishes?
6. Are people with disabilities involved & welcomed in parish life?
7. How do you view people with disabilities?
8. What was Jesus’ response to people with disabilities?
9. Why should persons with disabilities be more included in their parishes?

10. What and how do federal and state laws apply to churches and accessibility?

11. What does the Gospel teach us about ministry with persons with disabilities?