Ambassadors of St. Camillus

Purpose: To visit the sick, lonely and/or elderly in private homes in the parish and in the area’s two nursing care facilities and two assisted living facilities.

Private Homes
Program:
Volunteers visit the sick and/or elderly at regular intervals. All volunteers receive an orientation.

Sunrise INOVA Assisted Living
Program:
Volunteers visit residents, assist with spiritual services and social activities. All volunteers and Eucharistic Ministers receive an orientation. Volunteers assist gathering the residents for Mass, and for the Communion Service. They lead the Rosary and Stations of the Cross.

Commonwealth Care Center
Program:
Volunteers pray the Rosary with residents every Wednesday and attend Mass with them on the second Friday of the month. They conduct Stations of the Cross and visit.

Fairfax Nursing Center and The Gardens at Fair Oaks
Program:
Volunteers assist the priest at Mass and bring Holy Communion to the sick. They pray the Rosary and lead a Bible Study. Regular orientation and training sessions are held for newcomers.