St. Therese’s Prayer Shawl Ministry reaches goal of 500

Members of St. Therese’s Prayer Shawl Ministry who attended the March meeting are pictured with donations for the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and NICU at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. From left, are Paulette Dougal, Diane Reid, Betty DeCesaris, Betty Hudak, Gertraud Mroz, Gerri Wall, Karen Dussinger, Jacqui Robbins, Betty Levitsky and ministry director Adriana Stephens. -

SHAVERTOWN — St. Therese’s Prayer Shawl Ministry recently celebrated its second anniversary and is pleased to announce it reached the milestone of creating over 500 prayer shawls.

The ministry currently has 28 members and, in the last two years, has donated handmade items to the following organizations: Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Oncology, Domestic Violence Resource Center, Celtic Hospice, Candy’s Place, tVA Hospital, Geisinger Wyoming Valley NICU, Janet Weis Children’s Hospital, and Catherine Mc Auley House.

The ministry also serves its own parish by providing prayer shawls to grieving parishioners and gifting each newly-baptized baby with a blanket and bootie set.

For more information, contact St. Therese’s at 570-696-1144.

Members of St. Therese’s Prayer Shawl Ministry who attended the March meeting are pictured with donations for the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and NICU at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. From left, are Paulette Dougal, Diane Reid, Betty DeCesaris, Betty Hudak, Gertraud Mroz, Gerri Wall, Karen Dussinger, Jacqui Robbins, Betty Levitsky and ministry director Adriana Stephens.
https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_Shawl.jpgMembers of St. Therese’s Prayer Shawl Ministry who attended the March meeting are pictured with donations for the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and NICU at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. From left, are Paulette Dougal, Diane Reid, Betty DeCesaris, Betty Hudak, Gertraud Mroz, Gerri Wall, Karen Dussinger, Jacqui Robbins, Betty Levitsky and ministry director Adriana Stephens.