Our Parish Nursing Mission Statement

We are a growing Catholic family, guided by our faith to meet the physical emotional, social, and spiritual needs of each person in our parish.  as parish nurses, we act as a vital link between the faith and medical communities.

The ministry is rooted in scripture, specifically Jesus’s command to “preach and heal the sick.” Luke 9:2.

Meditation & Chair Yoga

Our Parish Nurse Ministry invites you to Meditation & Chair Yoga.  Come and join us – support your health in body, mind, and spirit.  February 19 through May 20, 2020 – 6-6:45 pm.

Meditation: The 1t Wednesday of each month.

Yoga: The 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Drop-in class: $5
Beginners welcome.
No commitment to attend all classes.

Catholic music will accompany these classes with leadership by a trained teacher of meditation and yoga.  You will be guided in a practice that promotes stress reduction, focus, and balance.

Click here for a printable flyer – Yoga 2020

Role of the Parish Nurse

Parish Nursing is the practical expression of healing ministry to the sick.  The parish nurses are available to assist parishioners when the need arises in any of the following areas.

    • Health Counselor
    • Educator
    • Advocate/Resource Person
    • Liaison to Community Services
    • Teacher of Volunteers and Support Groups
    • Healer in mind, body, and spirit
    • Also, the parish nurses will be available to provide respite care for the primary caregivers of our parish family

Contact Information:

Parish Nurse Ministry
St. Joseph of the Panther Valley
118 N. Market Street
Summit Hill, PA 18250-1108
Phone: 570-645-2664

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Rectory Office Hours

118 N. Market St.
Summit Hill, PA 18250
Phone: 570-645-2664
Fax: 570-645-3037

Office Hours
Monday through Friday: 9am-3pm