Outreach

For information or to volunteer, contact the parish office at (502) 459-4251.

Al-Anon: The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of men, women, and children of all ages and backgrounds whose lives have been affected by the compulsive drinking of a family member or friend. Call 458-1234 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meets every Wednesday in the Cafeteria at Goldsmith Lane from 8:00-9:00pm. (Closed meeting/Men Only)

Faith Club: Provides an opportunity for developmentally handicapped adults to spend time together with like members of regional parishes to study Scripture and to socialize.

Francis Center: Francis Center is a parish ministry that provides Health, Healing and Fellowship; offering pastoral care, outreach, and programs to those in the Hikes Point Area (zip codes 40218 & 40220). Check out our website, www.franciscenter.org for more information on how to become involved!

Sub-ministries of the Francis Center include:

Single, Family and Marriage Counseling: The mission of this ministry is to provide a practicum setting for individuals with theological/spiritual commitments to become marriage and family therapists competent to practice in a diverse, multicultural and interfaith world.

Grief Ministry: This ministry provides support, comfort, and healing to those who are suffering from the passing of a loved one.

Health Services: Currently offers flu shots, blood pressure checks, and other routine medical procedures.

Health and Wellness Ministry:
Promotes health and wellness, as it is seen as a direct link to our spiritual responsibility as temples of the Holy Spirit. This group will help plan and execute a variety of events throughout the parish. This group is open to all individuals, whether or not they are in the medical or healthcare field.

Socialization:


Pastoral Care Ministry: Counseling and listening to those who may be experiencing turmoil, conflict, or grief within their own life. This ministry is designed for a “one on one” encounter.

MS Support Group: This group meets once a month at St. Barnabas to show support to others who suffer from living with Multiple Sclerosis.

On With Life: An Archdiocesan support group for recently widowed individuals, including special events and monthly newsletter. Meeting held at St. Pius 1st Monday of the month and 3rd Tuesday at Mary Queen of Peace, St. Denis Campus. Please contact Mary Catherine Pfaadt at 772-9403 for additional information.

Parish Social Services: Confidential meetings can be scheduled with our parish social worker on an individual basis for anyone in need. There is no fee; however, appointments are necessary.

Parkinson’s Support Group: This group meets once a month at St. Barnabas to show support to others who suffer from living with Parkinson’s Disease.