NACN-USA was a proud sponsor of the celebration at Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan on Saturday, February 25, 2023. The nursing program titled, "Celebrating 60 years of Nursing Education Excellence" highlighted the care and compassion of the educators whose founders are Felician Sisters and their student graduates. Members of NACN-USA in attendance included Zachary McAllister, Madonna University staff member, CeeLee Pavlak, President, Kalamazoo Diocese Local Council, Janet Munday, Regional Director and Diana Ruzicka, CICIAMS General Secretary. During an open mic portion of the evening, Diana Ruzicka spoke about the special [...]
OSV Interview of President Patricia Sayers, DNP, RN for National Nurses Week 2023
The NACN-USA Board of Directors agreed to co-sign on a Parental Rights letter dated March 21,2023. Read the entire letter here. The letter was addressed to the Honorable Virginia Foxx Chairwoman House of Representatives Committee on Education & the Workforce where it identified concerns of protecting Parental Rights towards the health and well being of all children. The House of Representatives agreed to create a "Parents Bill of Rights" acknowledging the rights of parents to view school curriculums including topics on health education, fundamental right of parents to direct their [...]
Catholic Nurses are fighting to protect religious freedom and conscience rights in providing care with a recent co-authored statement to the Biden Administration's Health and Human Services. Public Comment Opposed to Some of the Provisions in “Safeguarding the Rights of Conscience as Protected by Federal Statutes" [RIN 0945-AA18]1 Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals must be free to practice their professions in accordance with their professional judgment and ethical beliefs. Without religious freedom and conscience protections such as were provided for in the 2019 Final Rule, healthcare professionals throughout the [...]
February 8, 2023 marks the memorial of Saint Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of victims of human trafficking. Join Pope Francis in celebrating the Ninth International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, on the theme “Journeying in Dignity”. Read the Pope's message.
Maria Arvonio, President Elect, recent guest-host of the Joe Velti, Holy Souls Ministry Radio Program, where she interviewed our member, Deb O'Hara Ruskowki, RN on the topic of human trafficking. We appreciate the opportunities coming from Joe Veltri to have Maria and the Catholic Nurse Voice on his program. Listen to the program from February 8, 2023. What does the Holy Father have to say about Human Trafficking? Read the message from Pope Francis here
Limited Time - Act now! Beginning January 1, 2023 our merchandise store will be open for a limited time. Act now to order screen printed and embroidered items for yourself and as gifts for other Catholic Nurses in your life. Ordering closes at midnight on January 15, 2023. No exceptions. Questions? Use our Contact Us page. Items will be shipped after February 6th.
The largest group of healthcare professionals is Nurses who touch our lives in so many ways; at schools, offices, clinics and of course hospitals. Help Nurses to grow in support of one another through membership in the NACN-USA. Print and post our Membership flyer at your parish, school or place of work. What the world needs in more Catholic Nurses! What Catholic Nurses need is the friendship and support from another Catholic Nurse. Get Flyer Here
Thank you to our member, Mavic Magno for creating this June 2022 edition of the NACN-USA newsletter.
While in Philadelphia, visit these great sites both Catholic and historical. Opportunities abound with this Catholic Travel Agency. Thank you to our member Peggy and her husband Daniel Humm for putting this together for everyone to enjoy. Fees for excursion are separate from World Congress registration. All questions related to this offering should be sent to Daniel@ThePelicanTravelShop.com View Excursions Here