My dear brothers and sisters it is a great pleasure for me to be with you this evening to celebrate the Compassionate Healers’ Mass for the benefit and the intentions of all of those good and wonderful people who are involved in the ministry of healing and care of the sick in our Archdiocese. We come together here this evening as people who see health care as a ministry and not simply a profession or a job.
We are Christian health care workers; we are Catholic health care workers. We see health care as a ministry because we are followers of Jesus. We believe that Jesus is the way, the truth and the life for us: the way we follow every day, the truth we believe and the life we live. We see health care as a ministry because we know that Jesus has given us a share in the mission that he gave to the Church to carry out in the world we live in. Because we form part of the Church of Jesus Christ, because we are members of the very body of Jesus Christ by our baptism and our...Read More