20 04, 2021

New Local Council in Lansing, Michigan

2021-04-20T00:00:00-04:00April 20, 2021|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Our Events, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

Congratulations to the Catholic Nurses in the Diocese of Lansing for establishing a local council.  Through the leadership of Cynthia DL Thelen, MSN, LNHA, BSN, RN and a determined steering committee, these Nurses have worked diligently throughout the pandemic to develop the Diocese of Lansing Council of Catholic Nurses. The local council is under the spiritual direction of Fr. Tim Nelson.  Monthly meetings are scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of every month in Jackson with a focus on nursing ethics, professional formation, and fellowship. Join with them in celebration at their [...]

22 03, 2021

Blessed Hanna Alive in Art

2021-08-31T10:27:49-04:00March 22, 2021|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

We are excited to highlight a young and talented artist, Trisa de Sousa, who has created an original image of Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska.  Trisha has the image available to view on her Instagram page or her website.  This is how she described the creative process: I found a quote that is attributed to her by Gosia Brykczynska in an interview she did with Joanna Bogle in the Faith Magazine "What dignity belongs to our profession!  Christ in us serves Christ in the other person." I thought this was such a [...]

18 12, 2020

Redemptive Suffering

2021-08-07T11:55:09-04:00December 18, 2020|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

Redemptive Suffering - Slide Presentation Download Learn the difference between physical pain, psychological suffering, and symptom distress, along with the types and stages of suffering. Understand the compassionate response and be able to practice redemptive suffering. This slide presentation delivered in November 2019 by NACN-USA's Immediate Past President, Diana Ruzicka, MSN, MA, MA, PHN, RN  is available for download and study.

11 11, 2020

Catholic Health Links

2021-11-18T14:13:41-05:00November 11, 2020|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy, Spiritual Nourishment|

Abortion Pill Reversal Hotline - 877-558-0333 [Read Case Studies] & [Visit the Website] & [On Call, Online, Employment Opportunities] Abortion and Breast Cancer Risk Reproductive Choices of Young Women Affecting Future Breast Cancer Risk, American College of Pediatricians - October 2019 [READ HERE] Addiction Comunita Cenacolo America - Community Life; healing for those recovering from addiction [Read More] HHS National Pain Strategy Letter [read more]</p> Advancing the Practice of Pain Management Under the HHS Opioid Strategy [read more]</p> Care for the Caregiver Resources pending Care for the Healthcare Caregiver Curatio: [...]

11 11, 2020


2021-12-05T15:41:34-05:00November 11, 2020|Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

SPIRITUAL RESOURCES DURING TIMES OF SOCIAL DISTANCING The last few weeks have been like few living souls on Earth have ever witnessed, and it doesn’t seem like the next few will be normal, either. Not since the influenza of 1918, have we seen forced quarantines to this extent. It is a time of unrest, concern, worry, and strife. Since many bishop have issued statement regarding suspension of public Masses, in keeping with the increasing requests of public authorities and health officials regarding the size of gatherings, most of our parish [...]

11 11, 2020

Nursing for Divine Mercy Booklet

2021-11-18T14:20:01-05:00November 11, 2020|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy, Spiritual Nourishment|

Nurses for Divine Mercy Course In recognition of the Holy Year of Mercy called for by His Holiness, Pope Francis, the National Association of Catholic Nurses U.S.A. wishes to draw your attention to Nurses for Divine Mercy, an organization founded by Marie F. Romagnano, MSN, RN in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and an 8-unit Continuing Education course for nurses approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), entitled “Nursing with the Hands of Jesus: A Guide to Nurses for Divine Mercy.” [READ MORE] During the [...]

11 11, 2020


2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2020|Educational Programs, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

Religious Orders for Nurses The following are examples of communities that accept nurses with vocations to religious life. Sr. Mary & Sr. Camille (Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne) with Sr. Callista Roy at NACN-USA Summit in Cape Cod, 6-8Oct2017 Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne 600 Linda Avenue Hawthorne, NY 10532 (845) 745-1319 Sister of Life 38 Montebello Road Suffern, NY 10901 (845)-357-0258 Religious Life The Institute on Religious Life (IRL) promotes and supports the growth, development, and renewal of the consecrated life—particularly vowed religious life—as a gift to the Church [...]

12 05, 2020

Holy Father, Pope Francis Speaks to Nurses

2021-07-28T13:47:49-04:00May 12, 2020|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Spiritual Nourishment|

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today we celebrate International Nurses Day, in the context of the International Year of Nurses and Midwives officially declared by the World Health Organization. At this same time, we observe the bicentennial of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. At this critical moment, marked by the global health emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have rediscovered the fundamental importance of the role being played by nurses and midwives. Every day we witness the testimony of courage and sacrifice of healthcare workers, [...]

1 05, 2020

African Congress in Kenya 2020

2020-05-01T00:00:00-04:00May 1, 2020|Educational Programs, News, Our Events, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

7th CONGRESS OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING AFRICAN REGION OF CICIAMS — SEP 2020 On behalf of CICIAMS, the Catholic Nurses Association of Kenya herewith invite you to register for the 7th Congress of the English-Speaking Region. THEME: “EMBRACING NURSING LEADERSHIP IN NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE MANAGEMENT TO ENHANCE HOLISTIC CARE.” CONGRESS DATES: 9-11 SEPTEMBER 2020 EXCURSION DATE: 12 SEPTEMBER 2020 (OPTIONAL) VENUE: NAIROBI, KENYA For those who serve on the CICIAMS Board and NACN-USA Representatives, there are meetings prior to the Conference: EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING: 7 SEPTEMBER GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING: 8 SEPTEMBER ADDITIONAL [...]

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