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Deaf Ministry

320 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-547-5372
Fax: 410-347-7896

Sue Gudenkauf, Coordinator of Deaf Ministry

"Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love."

Mother Teresa

The Deaf Ministry for the Archdiocese of Baltimore serves Catholics who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing individuals/families and hearing families with Deaf and Hard of Hearing children. The Deaf Ministry offers opportunities for mass, sacraments, prayer, and Community. We are available to parishes, their ministers, catechists, educators and parishioners working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing members.

Who we serve:
Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults in our Archdiocese
The families of these individuals
Parishes and church leadership

What we provide:
Mass and confession in American Sign Language (ASL)
Community and fellowship groups
ASL Interpreted mass throughout the Archdiocese
Training for religious interpreters





If you have any questions directly related to Deaf Ministry, please contact:

  Deacon Bill Fleming
Director of the Office of Special Needs
Pat Ashby
Administrative Assistant