Mental Health Ministry

Catholic Charities Mental Health Ministry is here to support parish mental health ministry teams within the Diocese of Rockford.
  • Education to break stigma
  • Accompaniment on the journey to mental well being
  • Prayer, Guided Meditation
  • Resources for Ministry Presentations and programs
  • Connection to Mental Health Resources
  • Step by step guidance on starting ministry
  • Self-care and Retreats

A mental health ministry team serves to educate and support their parish to become a place where fellow Catholics facing mental health challenges will be welcomed with compassion and sensitivity, encouraged to fuller participation in the faith life of the community while continuing on their recovery journey.


    Mary Fuller
    Mental Health Ministries Coordinator
    (815) 520-7549  or  [email protected]

For I know the plans I have for you, Says the Lord,
Plans for welfare and not for evil, To give you a future and a hope.

Jeremiah 29:11