On Sunday, June 3rd four new Stephen Ministers were commissioned to provide care for people in our parish who are grieving or hurting and in need of someone to care and support them through a difficult time. They are Rose Bruns, Ginny Gagliarducci, Marianne Krismer, and Julie Krommer. Please show your support and appreciation for these people when you see them and through your prayers.
A Stephen Minister is a member of St. I’s with gifts of caregiving who was carefully selected to serve in this role. They are trained to listen, care, pray, support, and encourage the special person who will be under their care.
We welcome 4 new Stephen Ministers who have completed 50 hours of training:
Rose Bruns- wife, mother, and grandmother – retired from the University of Cincinnati in library management, active on the worship commission.
Ginny Gagliarducci – wife, mother, and grandmother – RN at Good Samaritan Hospital, has been involved with Christ Renews His Parish, part of the Woman’s Ensemble.
Marianne Krismer – Recent widow, mother, and grandmother – retired Dean of Health and Public Safety at Cincinnati State, Registered Dietitian, active with Worship commission.
Julie Krommer – Lifetime member of St. I’s, attended grade school at St. I’s, active in music ministry at 7:30 mass for the past 20 years, works at GE in a business role.
They will join Michelle Bachman, Diane Becker, Ginny Ingle, Susan Meymann, Judy Rahm, Sandy Sperber, Carol Stecher, Marty Yee, Ed Buehler, Rick Folks, Mike Montgomery, Greg Niehaus, and leaders; Mickey Merritt and Barb Evans.