We Embody Christ By Caring For the Sick, and By Enduring Our Sickness

Rick Becker reflects on illness, humanity, and flourishing and his experience at the recent Practice & Presence gathering in an article posted in the National Catholic Register.

” …There’s always hope and meaning in the Catholic healthcare enterprise: Not only can practitioners embody Christ as they care for the sick, the sick can also embody Christ in how they endure their sicknesses – which, in turn, further informs the manner in which caregivers approach their task. ”

Read the full article here.


Are you a Christian in healthcare who longs to experience your healing work as a calling? Do you believe that the church should matter for modern healthcare?  Do you long to connect your work with your Christian commitments?

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