Outreach Ministries

Staff Liaison:  Cris Wensel  criswensel@dor.org   585-334-3815

Angel Care Ministry

Contact: Noreen Mancini  eloisestelle@yahoo.com  585-359-2751

Angel Care is a ministry dedicated to providing items for mothers of newborn babies such as diapers, blankets, and the like. Members serve in a variety of tasks, including cleaning and sorting used clothing and baby items, taking phone referrals and preparing requests. Angel Care provides much needed Pack-n-Plays purchased from donations from our own parishioners as well as other churches and organizations concerned with women who have chosen life for their baby.


Food Cupboard Ministry

Contact:  Gerry & Marianne Hoffkins  mariannehoffkins@yahoo.com   585-533-1971

As part of our Parish Mission to serve our community, volunteers collect the non-perishable food items donated by parishioners at each of our churches and deliver them to St. Peter’s Soup Kitchen and The Rush Henrietta Area Food Terminal (RHAFT).


Christmas Giving Tree

Contact:  Volunteer needed to lead this Ministry

Parishioners are given the opportunity to take a “Christmas Gift Tag” from the “Giving Tree” and purchase gifts for those less fortunate. Gifts are distributed to local families and through local organizations.


Thanksgiving Baskets

Contact:  Cathy Daub  cddaub@rochester.rr.com  585-727-4093

Thanksgiving foods are collected from the parish community, packed into baskets and given to families in need for Thanksgiving dinner.


Prayer Shawl Ministry

Contact: Barb Dera  deradeer@gmail.com   585-359-0795

Members knit and crochet shawls as gifts for those in need of comfort due to illness, loneliness, death of a loved one, and in celebration of a birth or baptism. This ministry also supports the Angel Care Ministry with handmade layette blankets for mothers choosing life for their babies. Volunteers who can share this talent or provide yarn are always welcome.


People In Need

Contact:  Sister Sheila Stevenson sheila.stevenson@dor.org  585-334-3815

Provides assistance in times of crisis primarily, but not limited to, individuals within the St. Marianne Cope parish who are in immediate need. Contact the Parish Office for assistance. A committee determines the level of assistance that can be made available.