Deaf Catholic Ministry

Mission Statement

Our mission is the establish a ministry where all Deaf individuals are invited to meet Jesus Christ and fully participate in the life of the Catholic Church, using American Sign Language.  We strive to foster environments where Deaf individuals can deepen their relationships with Jesus Christ through prayer, service, and the Sacraments.  We also aim to raise awareness of the Deaf who live within the Diocese of Sacramento and of their gifts and charismas, emphasizing the culture and language of our community.

We offer:

  • Mass and confession in American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Community and fellowship groups
  • Sacraments including Baptism, First Communion, RCIA and Marriage
  • ASL Interpreters
  • Training for religious interpreters