"I sleep but my heart watches over this house which I have built."     St. Thèodora Guèrin   

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry

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Interpreted Masses in the Archdiocese

   9:00 am Sunday Mass at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Indianapolis
   
 

Sacramental Preparation Resources

   Program for First Reconciliation in ASL from NCOD
   
   Program for Confirmation in ASL from NCOD, featuring Fr. Mike Depcik
   
   Fr. Shawn Carey explains the steps in making a good confession, including the Act of Contrition
   
 

 Resources for Interpreting the Mass

   YouTube Playlist: New Roman Missal for Interpreters (from the Archdiocese of Washington)
   
   NCOD DVD Resource: Liturgical Signs and Prayers
   
   YouTube Video: New Roman Missal Translation (from the Archdiocese of Boston)
   
   Interpreter Resources/ASL videos (from the Archdiocese of Boston)
   
   Signing the Scriptures, Year A,B and C by Joan Blake: It is important to note that these books do NOT provide pictures of the signs, but the word order for the readings, using the ASL syntax.
   
   Religious Signing: A Comprehensive Guide for All Faiths by Elaine Costello, Ph.D: A good, visual dictionary for religious signs.
   
   

Homilies, Prayers and Interviews in ASL

   Fr. Mike Depcik's blog: a wonderful resource in general for homilies, interviews and prayers in ASL, including the Stations of the Cross, the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the Rosary
   
   ASL prayer videos from Loyola Press
   
   

Scripture

   The "Jesus" film translated into ASL: based on Luke's Gospel from the "Good News" translation, Today's English Version (USCCB approved)