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The Parish Health Ministry attends to the "whole person" needs of our parishioners to promote wellness of body, mind and spirit. Health Ministry volunteers include healthcare professionals and lay parishioners. Office is located at the Parish Life Center and hours of operation are: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mindful Body Movement: Come try the Mindful Body Movement Class at St. Joseph every Tuesday at 1pm in the Parish Life Center. Wear athletic shoes, bring a bottle of water and a friend!
June is Cataract Awareness Month
Cataract is responsible for 51 percent of world blindness, according to the World Health Organization. Besides aging, other factors may cause cataracts to form. Eye infections, some medicines (such as steroids), injuries or exposure to intense heat or radiation may cause cataracts. Too much exposure to non-visible sunlight (ultraviolet light) and various diseases, such as diabetes or metabolic disorders. For more information, visit the Prevent Blindness website at prevent blindness.org/cataract or talk with your Parish Nurse.
Contact: Edye Durham, R.N., Parish Nurse