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Soul of the Apostolate

Bishop Robert Vasa Check out this series of talks given by Bishop Robert Vasa. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lV9lLTjDoPi-Ao0dZVHBAsB2o-R14plgM

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Catholic Bioethics & Health Care Ministry

+JMJ+ Part I: A Brief History of Being Ministers of Body & Soul By Sydney Michelle Therese March, BLA-Th, RN, BSN, PHN, MSB   In the month of February, we have many opportunities to use the examples that Holy Mother Church gives us as beautiful models for...

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Lenten Reflection

How the Priority of Prayer Helps Us Be Present in Healthcare  How can I work in healthcare and “be” in the world and not “of” the world? Pope Benedict in an address to the youth "The Secret of a Vocation Lies in the Relationship with God” in Sulmona, Italy on July 5,...

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World Day of the Sick 2020 Reception

Thank you all for being here. First of all, I want to thank Teresa, Dianne and Sue of Curatio for this invitation to be here.  I want to thank Archbishop Hebda and Father Moriarty for their hospitality and their celebrating this incredible Mass surrounding the World...

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Curatio on Caffeine 01/09/20 Recap

Dr. Tod Worner January 9, 2020 I just want to say thank you to Dianne and to all of you for being so welcoming and warm, to have me be a part of Curatio to speak.  You know, the intermarriage of our Catholic faith and then the calling to be healers is something that...

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Miles to Go

+JMJ+   “Miles to Go”   One of my most cherished poems during this time year, especially during my favorite liturgical season leading up to Christmas, is the one by Robert Frost: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. “Now, what could this possibly do with...

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Being a Catholic Witness in Healthcare

+JMJ+ Being a Catholic Witness in Healthcare: Practicing Truth and Love By Mrs. Sydney Michelle Therese March, BLA-Th, BSN, RN, PHN, MSB For the healthcare professional today, it would seem we live in very frightening times. Conscience rights are continuously being...

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Quenching the “Thirst of Jesus” Through Kenosis

+JMJ+ -By Sydney Michelle Therese March, BLA-Th, RN, BSN, PHN, MSB   September is upon us, and so is the feast day of a particularly special woman that deserves reflection and pause for healthcare professionals as caregivers. September 5th marks the death and...

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Curatio Bioethics Newsletter Introduction

+JMJ   My friends striving for moral virtue - greetings!   It has certainly been a long, educational hall, but I first became interested in bioethics when I graduated with my first degree as theology, entered the real world, and started nursing school. My...

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Curatio Event Transcripts 

Wounded Hearts Love Best 2020: Second Reflection

Curatio Retreat 2020“Wounded Hearts Love Best”Father Justin KizewskiSeptember 25-27 Second Reflection – Saturday Morning“Some Wounds Don’t Heal” I think we’ll get started, and we’ll begin with a prayer … In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy...

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Wounded Hearts Love Best 2020: Homily

Curatio Retreat 2020“Wounded Hearts Love Best”Father Justin KizewskiSeptember 25-27 Homily – Saturday morning (Luke 9:43B-45) While they were all amazed at his every deed,Jesus said to his disciples,“Pay attention to what I am telling you.The Son of Man is to be...

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Wounded Hearts Love Best 2020: Friday Homily

Curatio Retreat 2020“Wounded Hearts Love Best”Father Justin KizewskiSeptember 25-27 Homily – Friday Evening First Reading (Eccl 3:1-11): There is an appointed time for everything,
and a time for everything under the heavens.
A time to be born, and a time to die;
a...

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Wounded Hearts Love Best 2020: First Reflection

Curatio Retreat 2020“Wounded Hearts Love Best”Father Justin KizewskiSeptember 25-27 First Reflection - Friday Evening“Wounded, I will never cease to love” Let’s begin with prayer … In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Lord Jesus, be...

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Half-Day Retreat Homily – March, 2020

Half-Day Retreat – March 7, 2020 Fr. Marcus Milless Homily Gospel Reading (Matthew 5:43-48): Jesus said to his disciples:“You have heard that it was said,You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.But I say to you, love your enemies,and pray for those who...

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Half-Day Retreat – March, 2020

Half-Day Retreat – March 7, 2020 Fr. Marcus Milless – morning conference It’s a great blessing to be here with Curatio and the great work that Teresa and Dianne have done and I have been privileged to be a part of and I hold dear in my heart.  I’m very grateful...

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World Day of the Sick 2020 Homily

Archbishop Bernard Hebda Homily World Day of the Sick 2020 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to John: There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.  Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding.  When the wine...

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World Day of the Sick Homily

Archbishop Bernard Hebda Homily A reading from the Holy Gospel according to John:   There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.  Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus...

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World Day of the Sick 2019 (Fr. Milless)

Fr. Marcus Milless World Day of the Sick 2019 Well, thank you all for coming.  It’s such a joy to be with all of you, who care for the sick and suffering and also those who are sick.  It’s a great act of humility that you’re here, and we know that the Holy...

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World Day of the Sick 2019 Homily

Bishop Andrew Cozzens World Day of the Sick 2019 “Whatever villages or towns or countryside he entered, they laid the sick in the marketplacesand begged him that they might touch only the tassel on his cloak; and as many as touched it were healed.” When we see Gospel...

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World Day of the Sick 2018 Homily

Fr. Robert Altier – World Day of the Sick February 11, 2018 So the topic I was asked to cover this morning is redemptive suffering.  That may sound foreign to many because suffering, as Americans, is an evil that we recognize as something to be avoided at all...

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World Day of the Sick 2007 Homily

Fr. Joseph Johnson Homily – World Day of the Sick “Health Care for Body and Soul” A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke: Jesus told His disciples a parable.  Can a blind person guide a blind person?  Will not both fall into a pit?  No...

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Listen to selected talks given at the Curatio Retreat Healing from the Heart of Christ (Feast of St. Gianna):

Father Rolf Tollefson: Homily for Feast of St. Gianna and Curatio Retreat

Father Jim Livingston: Reflections from Pope John Paul II’s Salfici Deloris on Suffering

Steve Hoffman: Meditation on Eucharistic Gaze on the Sick

Pope Francis

May 17, 2019  Pope Francis Speech to Association of Catholic Healthcare Workers

Church Documents on Health Care:

Salvifici Doloris – John Paul II (Apostolic Letter on the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering)

Dolentium Hominum – John Paul II (Establishing the Pontifical Commission for the Apostolate of Health Care Workers)

Healing in the Gospels

Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care

Catholic response to New Age in healthcare

 

Advanced Directives:

Minnesota Catholic Healthcare Directive Guide

Minnesota Catholic Healthcare Directive

Principle of the Double Effect

 

Links

Charter for Health Care Workers

Saint Gianna web site

Saint Giuseppe web site

Sacred Heart Devotion

National Catholic Bioethics Center

Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis

 

End of Life Resources

https://www.ncbcenter.org/publications/end-life-guide

https://dphx.org/respect-life/know-the-issues/euthanasia-and-assisted-suicide/

http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/end-of-life/euthanasia/index.cfm

The Rediscover: Hour

Hear from Monsignor James Patrick Shea and Dianne Johnson on Curatio, and its retreat for medical professionals.

https://www.archspm.org/rediscover_radio/the-rediscover-hour-catholic-young-adults-november-8-2019/

Renewing a Holy Death

By Professor Brugger 10/25/2015

Mary Reichardt On Blessed The Blessed Virgin Compared to the Air We Breathe

Dr. Mary Reichardt holds a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been a professor at the University of St. Thomas, in the English and Catholic Studies departments, since 1988 and currently is an administrator in the Center for Faculty Development. She has published fourteen books, including four on Catholic literature (Exploring Catholic LiteratureCatholic Women Writers; Encyclopedia of Catholic Literature; Between Human and Divine: The Catholic Vision in Contemporary Literature) and has edited a number of volumes in the critical literature series for Ignatius Press.

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Monsignor Shea: From Christendom to Apostolic Mission

Monsignor Shea: From Christendom to Apostolic Mission Thursday, June 24, 2021 7:00-8:00PM You’re Invited! A one hour Zoom discussion with Monsignor James Shea Join us for this wonderful opportunity to explore this powerful book and the pastoral strategies for our...

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Every First Friday Curatio Chaplains will offer Masses for the intentions of Curatio and members. Leave your prayer requests, text or call 1-844-CURATIO ‭(844) 287-2846‬ or email CuratioPrayers@gmail.com. In addition, Curatio’s Prayer Responder “CPR” team will offer a Holy Hour for your intentions and for Curatio.

 

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