May 9, 2019, St. Simon Stock Parish, Berlin welcomed parishioners and local community members to the grand opening of their new senior adult ministry. The morning began with the beautiful sounds of the bell choir from Our Lady of Mount Carmel School followed by a blessing from Fr. James Dabrowski, pastor of St. Simon Stock Parish. The center will offer physical and spiritual activities, nutritious meals and fellowship. Barbara Hansen, the director of the senior ministry believes that this ministry will be a place to utilize the gifts and talents of our senior adult community. The senior ministry will follow the five “S”s of spiritual, study, social, service and self to establish the senior program and to enrich the lives of the members.
VITALity is pleased to add St. Simon Stock Parish as the fourth parish based senior ministry in the Diocese of Camden. The senior ministry at St. Simon Stock will be open to parishioners and local community members every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 1pm. If you are a self-sufficient adult, age 65 and over, plan a visit! No membership or fee required to attend.