A painting by Barbara A. Brown, a parishioner of Saint Joseph Catholic Parish in Wapakoneta, Ohio, depicts Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska, RN pushing a person in a wheelchair down a wooded path toward a cross tipped church. In her biography of Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska, RN, A Nurse of Mercy, Gosia Brykczynska describes Hanna's drive and desire to develop Parish Nursing. Her passion is recounted in bringing the hope and healing of Christ to the chronically sick and housebound amidst the prying Communist authorities in post World War II, Polish People's Republic. [...]
As resources and new evidence continues to be developed, the NACN-USA strives to share those with our members. If you have a Catholic Nurse in your life, consider sharing our website with them and encourage membership. We are stronger together as Catholic Nurses in living out the mission Christ has called us to. If you are not a Catholic Nurse but would like to support our association consider becoming an Associate Member or make a donation. The following is an excerpt from an updated statement from the National Catholic Bioethics [...]
Sponsorship Opportunities The World Congress offers a variety of opportunities to showcase your business, organization or apostolate. As a sponsor, you will also help to make our event a possibility for Catholic Nurses throughout the world that suffer from poor wages, lack of equipment and harsh working conditions. Many of our fellow Catholic Nurses around the nation and the world yearn to interact with other Catholic Nurses who strives for healthcare focused on the dignity of the human person, freedom of conscience and religious freedom. As a group of professional [...]
Step-By-Step Doctors’ Plan That Could Save Your Life. An educational resource from The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPSonline.org) The NACN-USA does not prescribe specific treatment regimens. Please discuss any treatment choices with your health care provider. A Guide to Home-Based COVID Treatment is built on the rapidly accumulating peer-reviewed published medical research, written by practicing physicians with decades of experience treating patients with all kinds of illnesses. We provide a step-by-step guide to medically sound early treatments that have a reasonable probability of success in this emergency [...]
One More Soul (OMS) is a non-profit organization based in Dayton, Ohio that is dedicated to spreading the truth about the blessings of children and the harms of contraception. The website carries a wide variety of educational resources, including CDs, DVDs, pamphlets, booklets, books, and more. Visit their website and discover some of the wonderful resources available about natural family planning, nutrition and fertility, the pain from abortion and much more.
You are personally invited in this video by NACN-USA President Ellen Gianoli and International CICIAMS President Dr. Khosi Mthethwa. I'm excited! Tell me more.
We are proud to share the wonderful work of our member, Deb Kelsey-Davis and her award winning journal, The Caregiver’s Companion. Winner of a second-place award in best front-cover artwork from the Catholic Media Association and a third-place award in general interest books from the Association of Catholic Publishers. From the publisher's desciption: Every caregiver’s story is unique, but one thing you all have in common is that you need to be nourished to have the resilience and compassion to tend to the needs of those you love. The Caregiver’s [...]
Member Article by Marie Romagnano, MSN, RN originally published through the Divine Mercy website. Watching two residential condominium towers collapse in disbelief that has caused total destruction and sudden loss of life, instantly killing those asleep or severely injuring many-with little or no warning is a cause for prayer for these victims. As a burn and trauma nurse, I watched realizing the magnitude of the medical emergencies as a result of the injuries and inability for rescue teams to reach the injured and dying due to the unstable debris [...]
Nursing is not only a complicated science, it is a magnificent art. In addition to employing years of scientific training and study, frontline healthcare professionals must also become masters of emotional intelligence. There’s a subtle, yet indistinguishable beauty that emerges when the practice of human empathy, compassion and science combine. The role of a Catholic nurse is even more crucial. We live in an age where the sanctity of human life is on a steady decline. Nurses often find themselves in situations where their moral beliefs are challenged. Abortion, euthanasia [...]
Collaborate with Catholic Nurses from Around the World Every four years Catholic nurses from around the world come together for spiritual nourishment, education, professional collaboration, and enhanced global cooperation. CICIAMS is the International Association of Catholic Nurses who collaborates with the Vatican in the mission of bringing together member nurses from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Pan American nations. One of the member nations, NACN-USA, is proud to host this event. The last World Congress held in the USA was in 1990 in New York City. All nurses [...]