The diocese is hosting a workshop raising disability awareness. Parish leadership from priests to business managers, secretaries, youth ministers, catechists and musicians are invited to the workshop that discusses inclusion and integration of persons with disabilities. The workshop will be the morning of Thursday, Dec. 4 at All Saints Church in Stuart. It features Dr. Nancy Thompson, program director fo rthe National Catholic Paternship on Disability, the coordinator of special needs ministry at St. Francis and contributions from the parents of a child with a disability. Join us to learn how we can be aware of the gifts and contributions our parishioners with disabilities can offer to our parishes. Register by contacting Sherri Simmer at the diocese at 515-237-5058.