HFB Caring Souls

Caring Souls:

Our Faith Communitie's goal this year will be to encourage unity and strength of community through many outreach opportunities:

Attached are the materials which have been prepared to assist in the Advance Care Planning Process. Although coming from the Medical-Moral Commission of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, they have been approved by all four bishops of Iowa for use throughout the state.

 Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care

Should Catholics Use Iowa's Living Will

Specific Directives for Individuals who are Healthy or have well Managed Medical Conditions

Specific Directives for Serious Chronic Conditions

Specific Directives for Persons with a Terminal Illness

Considering Benefits and Burdens of Medical Treatment

Medical Support for Brain Dead Pregnant Women

Medically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration {tube feeding}

Medically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration {tube feeding} for persons with Advanced Dementia

Medical Assisted Nutrition and Hydration {tube feeding} when a Patient is Imminently Dying

Resuscitation {CPR}

Pain and Symptom Management in End-Of-Life Care

Completing IPOST - Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment  - guidance from the Catholic Moral Tradition


Prayer Shawl Ministry

Our Healthy Lifestyles information:

Smoking Cessation

 Winter Health and Safety Tips

Lyme Disease 

Recipes for 1 or 2


  Upcoming Events:

* Veterans Memorial has two different support groups: 

(1) "Living with Diabetes" - they meet the 3rd Thursday of each month. 

(2) "Infant Loss Support Group" - they meet every third Sunday every other month.

* Don't forget to buy or donate clothes or items to the Way Station in New Albin. 


Let's join together and lend a "Helping Hand" to everyone in our communities. 

If you know of anyone who needs assistance (food, clothes, furniture, etc.)


if you would like to donate

contact Karen at dbq115s@dbqarch.org