"No human relationship is hopeless because no human being is hopeless."

Peter Kreeft

Past Events

2018

Jan. 20  -  "Cultivating a Healthy Society"

  • Rev. John Ehrich, S.T.L.

 

Jan. 17  -  Healthcare Profesionals Panel Discussion

  • Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

 

2017

Dec. 15 - Co-hosting  the "Hospice Help & Supporting Grief" Conference

  • Genesis Heart Institute, Davenport, IA

 

Nov. 18 - "Gaining a Grip on Grief"

  • Rev. Jon Yarian, ACC

 

Oct. 21  -  WHITE MASS with subsequent  lecture: "Bringing a Culture of Life to the Practice of Medicine"

  • Kathleen Raviele, MD           

 

Sept. 2  -  "Bioethics in Slovakia and the E.U. - What Can We Learn?"  &  "Alkaptonuria - Orphan Disease"

  • Prof. Jozef Glasa, MD, PhD, PhD  &  Asst. Prof. Helena Glasova, MD, PhD

 

August 19 - "Evangelization in Health Care: Diagnosis and Treatment of the Soul"

  • Fr. Anthony Co

 

June 17 - "Somatic Support for Brain-Dead Pregnant Women: Moral and Legal Issues"

  • Janine Marie Idziak, Ph.D.

 

May 20  -  "Episcopal Reflections" 

  •  Most Rev. Martin J. Amos, Bishop of Davenport, IA

 

April 26 - Helthcare Professionals Panel Discussion

  •   Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

 

April 22  -  "Human-Animal Chimera Research"         

  •  Alan Moy, MD

 

March 18 -  "Joy in Medicine"

  •  Joe Dockery-Jackson, Ph.D.

 

Feb. 18  -  "Medical, Developmental, and Spiritual Perspectives on a Parish Twinning Relationship in Haiti"

  •  Mark A. Blaser, M.D. and Chris McCormick Pries, A.R.N.P.

 

Jan. 21  -   "Surrogacy - Catholic Perspective"

  •  Karla A. Polaschek, M.D.

 

 

2016

Oct. 1   -  "Protecting Human Dignity and Preservation of Self-Worth: A Practical and Compassionate Approach to End of Life Care"

  • E. Wesley Ely, M.D., M.P.H.

 

Sept. 17  -  "Faithful Citizenship - What the Catholic Voter Should Know"

  •  Town Hall Format Meeting Moderated by Timothy P. Millea, M.D.

 

Aug. 20 - The Mystery of God - Part 2. "The Paths to God"

  • Video Presentation by Bishop Robert Barron

 

July 23 - "From Scientist to Seminary"

  • Rev. Joseph M. Sia. M.D.

 

June 18 - "The Catholic Voice in Public Policy"

  • Tom Chapman

 

May 21 - "Are We Human? The Humanitarian Crisis of Today"

  • Majdi A. Omar, M.D. & Ann Garton, MSN, RN

 

April 16 - "Concepts of Health, Goals of Care, and the Question of Human Flourishing"

  • Professor Lauris C. Kaldjian, M.D.., Ph.D.

 

March 19 - "The Passion and the Crucifixion: A Medical Review and Analysis"

  • Timothy P. Millea, M.D.

 

Feb. 20 - "Affirming Life Through Ethical Medical Research For Finding Cures For Rare Diseases"

  • Alan Moy, M.D.

 

Jan. 30 - The Mystery of God - Part 1. "Atheism and What We Mean by God"

  • Video Presentation by Bishop Robert Barron

 

 

2015

Oct. 17 - "HOPE: In Theory and in (Medical) Practice"

  • DREGER, Sister Mary Diana O.P., M.D.

 

Sept. 19 - "The Norms on Canonization and Process of Examination of Miracle"

  • Rev. Paul Appel

 

Aug. 15 - "Demons, Deliverance, and Discernment: Separating Fact From Fiction About the Spirit World"

  • Rev. Mike Driscoll, Ph.D.

 

July 18 - "Bringing Light to the Dark Night of Mental Illness; How Faith can guide the Journey"

  • Chris McCormick Pries, A.R.N.P.

 

June 20 - "Alzheimer's: What Is Lost, What Remains. A Brief Look At Dementia Through Catholic Lenses"

  • Jerry Schroeder

 

May 16 - "Vatican II and New Evangelization in the Healing Profession"

  • Rev. Charles Klamut

 

April 18 - "The Healing Relationship Model"

  • Joseph Piccione, S.Th.D.

 

March 21 - "Fundamental Moral Theology"

  • Rev. Thomas Hennen

 

Feb. 7 - "Courage in Medicine"

  • Ashley K. Fernandes, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.P.

 

Jan. 17 - "Faith And Reason: Classical Marriage, Modern Divorce, Catholic Indissolubility"

  • Joseph L. Hebert, Jr.

 

 

2014

Nov. 15 - "Why the John Paul II Medical Research Institute Was Created"

  • Alan B. Moy, M.D.

 

Oct. 18 - "Is there a Future for Catholics in Healthcare?"

  • John Brehany, Ph.D., S.T.L.

 

Sept. 20 – "The Gospel Of Joy In Healthcare Practice"

  • Msgr. Mark Merdian

 

Aug. 16 – "Ashamed of the Gospel?"

  • Video presentation by Professor Robert George

 

July 19 – "A Catholic President's Impact on National Mental Health Policy: Has Catholic Doctrine Influenced Our Mental Health Delivery System?"

  • Chris McCormick Pries, A.R.N.P.

 

June 21 – "Medical Missions: A Primer and Discussion of Social Justice and Sustainability."

  • Mark Blaser, M.D.

 

May 17 – "Catholic Perspective on Perinatal Care-Promoting Culture Of Life"

  • Karla Polaschek, M.D.