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Respect Life Contact:

Bob Wurzelbacher
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100 East Eighth St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-3131 voice
(513) 421-1582 fax

Bob Wurzelbacher  x 2624

1520 South Main Street
Dayton, OH 45409
(937) 279-9482 fax

Noelle Collis-DeVito
Kara Ross
(937) 281-4128





Ministry for Deaf & Hearing Impaired


St. Rita’s School for the Deaf -A Catholic school whose purpose is to educate infants and students who need special methods of communication in a safe, value-oriented environment.

National Catholic Office for the Deaf -An organization committed to spreading God’s message through the support of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Pastoral Ministry so that we may all be one in Christ

National Catholic Partnership on Disabilities Rooted in Gospel values that affirm the dignity of every person, the NCPD works collaboratively to ensure meaningful participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of the life of the Church and society.

Dominican Ministries for the Deaf Apostolate

Fr. MD’s Kitchen Table:  Weekly reflections on Sunday’s Gospel in ASL

International Catholic Deaf Association

International Catholic Foundation for the Service of Deaf Persons

Policy for Working with Sign Language Interpreters in Catholic Religious Settings

ASL Interpreted Masses



  • 4:30 p.m. St. Jude Church (513-574-1230) Also view online.


  • 9:00 a.m. Good Shepherd Church (513-489-8815)
  • 10:30 a.m. Good Shepherd Church (513-489-8815)



  • 10:30 a.m. Queen of Apostles Chapel, Mount St. John, Beavercreek (937) 429-0510)
  • 8:30 a.m. Precious Blood Church, Dayton (937) 276-5954

 Fr. Michael A. Depcik, OSFS, livestreams the Mass in American Sign Language for Deaf Catholics every Sunday at 11:30 am EST from Holy Innocent’s Church in Roseville, Michigan via Facebook 



Liturgical Signs and Prayers: A Resource for the Deaf Community. “A collaborative effort between the Deaf Ministries Offices of Washington and Baltimore.” *Please note that this DVD “does not include language of the Revised Roman Missal.”

Strengthened in Faith: Confirmation  A program in American Sign Language to prepare individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and others for the Sacrament of Confirmation, DVD & Guide. Produced by The National Catholic Office for the Deaf, Landover Hills, MD, © 2013. Includes video and lesson plans. Can also be used for RCIA.

Tips for Catechists of Persons Who Are Deaf or Hearing Impaired (from National Catholic Partnership on Disability)

ASL Sacramental Preparation and Liturgical Prayer Resources available from the National Catholic Office for the Deaf,, or 301-577-4184 (tty), 301-577-1684 (voice).

Religious Signs for Families APP  (from Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Deaf Apostolate), or 215-587-3913.