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My Life With Multiple Sclerosis

By Susan Hines-Brigger

This 37-year-old mom of four speaks honestly about what it's like to live with a chronic illness, and how important faith is to the journey.

Bridging Medicine and Theology: Daniel Sulmasy, O.F.M., M.D., Ph.D.

By Barbara Beckwith

"Being a friar and being a physician go together like air and lungs," says this doctor and teacher of medical ethics. For him, medicine is all about continuing St. Francis' care for lepers.

Caregivers Need Care, Too

By Patricia P. Normile

Health care involves more than fixing ailing bodies. A retired hospital chaplain describes how faith can support compassionate caregiving.

Catholic Parishes Minister to Soul and Body

By Mary Ellen Pellegrini

Parish nurses and special health-related events aim to reduce disease and promote wellness. In these four dioceses, health ministry flourishes.

Holistic Care: Treating Body, Mind and Spirit

By Christopher Heffron

Holistic health seeks to preserve or restore the health of the whole person. A "Living Legend in Nursing" explains this proven method of care.

The Catholic Tradition of Health Care

By Thomas Nairn, O.F.M.

A leading Franciscan ethicist explains why Catholics are committed to ensuring good health: We've been in it from the beginning.



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