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The Harrisburg Diocesan Guild of the Catholic Medical Association is a chartered professional association of Catholic doctors and other health care workers in the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA, united by faith, and committed to the ethical practice of medicine.
All Catholic physicians, dentists, medical students, health care workers, and clergy are welcome to join both our Diocesan Guild and the National Catholic Medical Association: www.cathmed.org.
Benefits of Joining the National CMA:
As Catholic Physicians of the United States and Canada, we come together in the Catholic Medical Association in order to grow in the spirit of Christ in our personal and professional lives, to bring His Spirit to all that is touched by our science and art, and to assist the Vicar of Christ, the Bishops, and the whole Christian community with leadership, especially with the particular knowledge, skill, and experience we have as Christian Physicians.
Who Should Join?
Active and Retired Physicians (MD/DO)
Physicians-in-Training and Fellows
Dentists, Podiatrists and Chiropractors
Anyone holding a doctoral degree in a health care-related field
Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
Students, especially Medical Students
Clergy and Religious, and Seminarians
Anyone interested in integrating Catholic principles into health care.
If you are interested in joining the Harrisburg Diocesan Guild, please contact us for an application: CathMedHbg@aol.com
Our Guild's History:
The Harrisburg Guild became a chartered Guild of the Catholic Medical Association in 2009.
Since then we have celebrated White Masses (Fall 2009 - present) with our Bishops (Bishop Rhoads, Bishop McFadden, and Bishop Gainer), Lenten days of Reflection (March 2010 - present), and summer family picnics at the Carmelite Monastery in Elysburg (August 2013 - present).
We also sponsor events with Catholic medical students from PennState College of Medicine in Hershey: dinners, talks, fellowship.
For less than a cup of coffee a day, you can
by feeding a family
of 4 for a year
Recent Past Events:
1. Annual Lenten Morning of Reflection with Bishop Ronald Gainer, in conjunction with the St. Thomas More Society of Central Pennsylvania. March 25, 2017; 9 am - noon
Theme: WITH ZEAL FOR THE LORD!
2. 85th Annual Educational NATIONAL Conference - October 13- 15, 2016-Washington, DC:
Virtuous Medicine: The Joy and Privilege of the Catholic Physician.
see www.cathmed.org for more information about this national meeting; Harrisburg Guild President Greg Burke, M.D., presenter.
1. Annual White Mass and Reception for the Diocesan Guild: Sunday September 17, 2017 9:30 am
St. Patrick's Cathedral
212 State Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Bishop Ronald Gainer, Celebrant and Homilist
Light Breakfast in lower hall following Mass.
RSVP to CathMedHbg@aol.com
Photos from our recent activities:
HARRISBURG DIOCESAN GUILD
of the CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOCATION
Upholding the Principles of the Catholic Faith in the Science and Practice of Medicine
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