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Deaf Ministry

Deaf Ministry at the Archdiocese of San Antonio

Deaf ministry provides pastoral ministry to and advocates for Deaf individuals in the Archdiocese by making accessible all aspects of the Catholic Faith. Through accessibility and providing the necessary resources, the ministry encourages deaf individuals to participate fully in the sacraments and all aspects of parish and diocesan life.

Deaf Ministry Events

Deaf Ministry hosts events throughout the year such as retreats, ASL classes for lay ministers, and interpreter workshops. Sign up for our mailing list or check our calendar for upcoming events.

Archbishop Gustavo feels it’s an appropriate time to return to your parishes starting May 23, 2021

Masses with Sign Language Interpreters



Phone Number

Our Lady of Guadalupe - Downtown
1321 El Paso St. 
San Antonio, TX 78207

5:00 PM
1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month

(210) 226-4064

Our Lady of Perpetual Help
16075 N. Evans Rd.
Selma, TX 78154

10:00 AM


St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina
3843 Bulverde Pkwy.
San Antonio, TX 78259

10:30 AM


St. Francis of Assisi
4201 De Zavala Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78249

11:15 AM


St. Leo the Great
4415 S. Flores St.
San Antonio, TX 78214

12:00 PM



Deaf Ministry provides support to parishes by providing formation in sign language in order to provide persons with a hearing loss full access to the Faith. To arrange sacramental needs for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing parishioners, contact the Deaf Ministry Director.

Request Interpreting Services

In order to have time to secure an interpreter, requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the date services are needed. Request interpreting services today.


LinkGuidelines for Celebrating the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities

LinkNCOD Policy for Working with Sign Language Interpreters in Catholic Religious Setting

LinkNational Catholic Office for the Deaf (NCOD)

LinkInternational Catholic Deaf Association

LinkFather MD's Kitchen Table

LinkUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops

LinkTexas Health & Human Services: Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

LinkSan Antonio College American Sign Language Academic Program

LinkReligious ASL Worshop 2021

LinkSubscribe to the Deaf Ministry Mailing List for news and updates