Let's Raise Our Voices

 Pray, Vote, Encourage
From Ellen Gianoli, BSN, MA, RN
President, National Association of Catholic Nurses, U.S.A.
New Members - September 2020
Christine Jensen, Diocese of Rockville Centre
Ginelle Veenhuizen, Diocese of Paterson
Joyce Fitzpatrick, Diocese of Cleveland
Karen Cumberbatch-Sullivan, Diocese of Raleigh
Kari Gali, Diocese of Cleveland

Kathleen Holder, Diocese of Charlotte
Laurie Schwartz, Diocese of Kalamazoo
Molly Bloomer, Diocese of Raleigh

Nicole Brosch, Archdiocese of Detroit
Regina Hinterschied, Diocese of Columbus

Stephanie Gloeckner, Archdiocese of Atlanta
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Local Council News

Inaugural Meeting

Diocese of Kalamazoo Council of Catholic Nurses

Welcome to Catholic Nurses in the Diocese of Kalamazoo, Michigan!
Meet C.Lee Pavlak, RN the local council organizer and leader.


Thanks to Bishop Paul J. Bradley for his support. 

Meet and Greet other Catholic Nurses in the Diocese on
November 11, 2020 at 3:30  pm
St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church
159 131st Ave
Wayland, MI 49348

Contact the Kalamazoo Council via email to reserve your spot at the meeting.  
Please RSVP to


Mass of Gratitude

Diocese of Cleveland
Sodality of Catholic Nurses

Calling all active, retired nurses and student nurses! Join us for a special Mass of Gratitude to honor nurses on the Feast of the Presentation of Mary.

Father Bill Bouhall, local council spiritual director, will preside.
Saturday, November 21, 2020
at 2:00 pm

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
1007 Superior Avenue E
Cleveland, OH 44114

RSVP via email is not required but would be helpful.
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Educational Programs
In response to news of the challenges to the right of Catholic health care professionals to practice according to their conscience, the NACN-USA Committee on Ethics and Spirituality provides Catholic nurses with ten (10) suggestions to prevent conflict and manage it if it arises.

Patient Advocacy
Redeemer Radio's "Doctor, Doctor" show brings stories of practical and current medical topics focusing on the dignity of the human person. Be sure to listen to episode "DD #178", Fired for Acting too Catholic.   EXPLORE & LISTEN NOW
Spiritual Nourishment
A must-read for every Catholic nurse! The Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith recently released a letter about the Parable of the Good Samaritan and how to accompany a suffering person in the terminal stages of life and offer assistance in a way that respects and promotes the intrinsic human dignity of persons who are ill. (Vatican Documents on NACN-USA Resources page) READ & BE NOURISHED
Integration of Faith & Health
Bioethics on Air provides us with the interview of the PA who was fired for trying to follow Catholic teaching while employed at a Catholic Health System. LISTEN HERE.
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