Parish Nurse


My ministry is Parish Nursing which I am passionate about.  I am an RN whose PRIMARY focus is the St. Rita Faith Community.   I have served St. Rita Parish family for over 10 years and I have loved every minute.  I work evenings and weekends.

My goal is health promotion and disease prevention - providing holistic care, connecting the mind, body and spirit for each patient so they can strive for wellness!  The emphasis is to promote independence and prevent decline; support lifestyle changes as they relate to health and wellness; offer health education and health tips.

I support all patents and their families by making home visits, accompany patients to their doctor's appointments; make Emergency Room visits, hospital visits, nursing home visits, assist with end-of-life journeys, and "like" our St. Rita family to our Pastor and staff.  Please feel free to contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .         

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