Prayer Shawl Ministry

Shawls are knitted or crocheted into a “mantle of prayer” by parishioners. Prayers are said during the process for the recipients who are seriously ill.

As the recipients turn over their needs to God, we ask that they might receive the consolation and peace that only God can give.  The recipient’s name is written in a book as we continue to pray for them.

The shawls are blessed by our priests and a prayer is attached to each shawl.  Although there is no charge for the shawls, a donation would be greatly appreciated for the cost of the materials and/or the funding of the Ministry.

It is very important to realize that the shawls are just a tangible sign of the prayers of our parish for those in need. Please remember to pray for those who receive a prayer shawl and seek God’s consolation and peace.

Arlington Catholic Herald Article

Join Us

Two meetings a month are held for those making Prayer Shawls:
3rd Monday at 9:30 am
3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm

For more information or to join us, please contact Bonnie Carpenter at [email protected].

Prayer Shawl to Family in Haiti

The Emile family was overjoyed and thanked the Nativity Prayer Shawl Ministry and God for their new home and new start in life.  This gift was given as part of our Operation Starfish® Ministry.

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