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Offices of the Archdiocese

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Persons with Disabilities

Persons with Disabilities

MISSION STATEMENT

The Office for Persons with Disabilities serves the Archdiocese of Cincinnati by working to create a culture of inclusion and meaningful participation in the Church for persons with disabilities and their families.

 

WHO WE ARE

Noelle Collis-DeVito

Noelle Collis-DeVito

Associate Director, Persons with Disabilities
Kara Ross

Kara Ross

Associate Director, Respect Life

WHO WE SERVE

Persons with disabilities and their families

WHAT WE DO

  • Promote awareness of the needs of persons with disabilities within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

  • Assist in developing policies for working with persons with disabilities and translating those policies into practical strategies.

  • Create best practices for ministering to persons with disabilities and recognize those efforts that are already happening in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

  • Serve as advocates for individuals with disabilities who are seeking help from other agencies. 

  • Provide persons with disabilities with catechesis, sacramental prep and opportunities to participate in programs of communal and individual prayer and celebrations that direct us all toward continued participation in the sacramental life of the Church.