Ministry for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Mary Provie Rydstrom, Coordinator
Tel: TTY (703) 978-7997 (voice) or (703) 978-0627 (voice message after hours)
Cell phone: (703) 517-5635 voice, text, or Facetime



*Remember that Computer-generated Closed Captions differ from Live CART Closed Captions.  With Auto-generated computer Captions, when technological issues arise, please be aware that the process is not always accurate.


Newsletter to the Deaf Community- REVISED

Guide for Mass Attendance-Holy Spirit Parish


Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) is now available on any tablet or smart phone, including  Android, iPhone, IPad, Kindle, etc.  A free loaner mini iPad is available at Mass on a first-come, first-served basis. For the Hearing-impaired and Deaf but open to all, CART allows you to receive the Homily, Prayers of the Faithful, and announcements in real-time. You can be connected to the signal from any location in the church.  The monthly CART Mass schedule is also on the website of St. Theresa parish in Ashburn.  Contact Donna at  Instructions will be sent to you confidentially.


Interpreted Masses and Confessions for the Deaf

Christ the Redeemer parish   
46833 Harry Byrd Hwy.
Sterling, VA 20164
Phone: (703) 430-0811 (Voice)
Confessions: Saturdays, 4:00-5:00 pm

Good Shepherd parish   
8710 Mt. Vernon Hwy.
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: (703) 780-4055 (Voice)
Confessions: Saturdays, 4:00-4:50 pm

Holy Spirit parish  
8800 Braddock Road
Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: (703) 978-8074 (Voice) 
Confessions: Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays at 7:00 pm, Tuesdays/Thursdays at 6:30 am and 8:30 am

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish 
12807 Valleywood Drive 
Lake Ridge, VA 22192
Phone: (703) 494-4008 (Voice) 
Confessions: Mondays at 7:00 pm., Fridays at 9:30 am., Saturdays 3:30-4:30 pm

St. John Neumann parish 
11900 Lawyers Road
Reston, VA 20191
Phone: (703) 860-8510 (Voice) 
Confessions: Saturdays at 10:00 am & by appointment

St. Theresa parish 
21371 St.Theresa Ln. (Mailing Address: 43367 Ice Pond Dr.)
Ashburn, Va.  20147
Phone: (703) 729-2287 (Voice)
Confessions:  Thursdays 8:00-9:00 pm (during Holy Hour),  Saturdays 4:00-4:45 pm. and by appointment
CART Mass:  Please confirm the date and time by contacting