Justice & Peace

St. Jerome Emergency Call Number

In the event of an emergency need for a priest, call 757-872-8166.

New Parish Registration Process

Welcome and thank you for registering with St. Jerome Catholic Church in Newport News, Virginia! This new process is an option to coming to the office or meeting with a Pastoral Council member during the 2nd Sunday of the month. The Catholic Diocese of Richmond uses a centralized parishioner database called Parishsoft.

Link to On-line Registration

Click here for instructions to assist in the process.

Again, welcome to the family!

PORT 2020 NEEDS YOU!

P.O.R.T. 2020 - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

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P.O.R.T(People Offering Resources Together) -Saint Jerome will be hosting the annual homeless PORT event from 8-15 January, 5:30pm to 7:00am each day,and is in need of volunteers. Varying roles involve providing dinner, breakfast, night watch and sign-in duties. Partner churches will be assisting Jan. 8-14 so we only require general/sign-in support (1 or 2 persons) during that time-period; St. Jerome provides total support January14-15 (all shifts,4-12 persons depending on shift). For more information or to sign-up, see lobby desk or contact Tim Garney (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Volunteer meeting will be held Monday December9 at 7pm, attendance requested for all volunteers. Click here to VOLUNTEER!

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Mass Times: Saturday 5pm, Sunday 7am 9am and 12pm
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Justice and Peace

The Justice and Peace Committee -  Mary Loesch  890-2532

Keeps the parishioners aware of social issues that need our attention, including local, national and international. Provides a forum for parishioners to participate in peace and justice issues.

Job Loss Counseling -

Help in preparing resumes, job search, and interviewing skills.


Cards and Flowers

Sending cards to parishioners who are ill.

F.I.S.H. (Friends in Service Here)

Provide emergency financial assistance on an as needed basis, food deliveries and transportation.


Funeral Liturgies - Dee Dean 872-4474 and Bobby Tardif 874-6689

Meet with families to help plan liturgy for funerals. Coordinate with Music Minister, and provide support to families before and during the service.


Funeral Receptions Marie DeGenna Brooks 826-0468

Receptions are provided following funerals. Volunteers prepare food and serve as hosts for the reception.


Gardens at Warwick Forest Bingo  Paul and Kathy Grace  757-875-9507

Monthly Bingo conducted for residents every first Monday at 2:00 p.m. (Changes in schedule will be noted in the Parish Bulletin) Volunteers help the residents who need assistance at playing the game.


Legislative Advocacy

Keeps parishioners aware of social justice issues through correspondence received from the Diocese.


Ministry to the Sick Marty Goergen 874-1247

Hospital and home visits,  Extra Ordinary Holy Eucharistic Ministry to the sick and physically challenged.

Parish Nurse Ministry - Regina Asaro 833-8093
The mission of the Parish Nurse Ministry is to promote whole person health and disease prevention with an emphasis on spiritual well being.  This will be accomplished through the development of programs and services that support the Parish Nurse Scope of Practice and the needs of the parishioners of St. Jerome Catholic Church.


Prison Ministry Wanda Wallace 877-5021

Visits inmates in Newport News City Farm, advises parish of issues impacting prisoners.  Actively advocates repeal of the Death Penalty.

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