Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Charities Health Care Network’

The Rose Mass and the Ministry of Healing

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Some of the most vivid stories of Jesus’ ministry are those in which he heals the sick. We can easily imagine the gratitude of Peter for Christ’s healing of his mother-in-law (Matthew 8:14-15) or the profound faith of the friends of the man lowered through the ceiling of the house where Jesus was preaching (Luke […] [Read more]

The Rose Mass: A Celebration of the Ministry of Healing

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

This past September, I saw a truly memorable sight I will never forget – the transformation of a basketball arena into a state-of-the-art mobile dental clinic, where 400 dentists, hygienists, oral surgeons and many more volunteers served poor clients seated at 100 dental chairs. It was the Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival […] [Read more]

The Rose Mass and the Legacy of Bringing Christ’s Healing to the Sick

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

All across the country, the face of medicine and health care delivery is changing and, in some cases, bringing new challenges. However, the motivation that brings the Catholic faithful to the health ministry remains constant. Tomorrow, Laetare Sunday, at the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda, we will celebrate the 23rd Annual Rose Mass […] [Read more]