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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC NURSES-USA
CATHOLIC NURSES MINISTERING IN THE SPIRIT OF FRANCIS
October 6-8, 2017
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
“Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters…whoever drinks of the water I give him will never thirst.”
Isaiah 55 & John 4:14
Featured Speakers: Faith, values, bioethics and health
Fr Kazimierz Chwalek Born in Poland and one of the original translators of “The Diary of St. Faustina”. Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception Marians Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Fr. Daniel Cambra, MIC Director of the Marian Evangelization Team and the Holy Souls Sodality Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Sister Callista Roy, PhD RN FAAN an American nursing theorist, professor and author. Known for creating the adaptation model of nursing. Designated a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing (2007).
Marylee Meehan MA RN First nurses appointed to the Pontifical Council for Healthcare Workers (Pastoral Care) Vatican City. Appointed by Pope Benedict XVI
Marie Hilliard JCL, PhD RN Nurse Ethicist, Director of Bioethics and Public Policy, National Catholic Bioethics Center, Philadelphia, PA
Guests: Shrine and Museum of St Maryanne Cope, A North American Nurse canonized 2012
Call for Abstracts, Round Table Participation & Group Work Sessions
Catholic Nurses impacting the health of our nation one person, one family and one parish/community at a time.
1) To strengthen the mental and spiritual health of Soldiers returning from military service to decrease the incidence of veteran suicide in our communities.
2) To reduce the incidence of over medicating pre-birth to pre-death which contributes to addiction.
3) For non-pharmaceutical approaches to pain/stress management by nurses consistent with Catholic teachings.