Comfort the Sick (Caring tradition)

29 Jan 2018 – 2 Feb 2018


'Comfort the Sick' will appeal to those in the healthcare and helping professions as it will focus on the caring tradition within Mercy before reflecting on questions facing health care today.

Explore the underlying values that motivated Catherine McAuley and the early Mercy communities to provide comfort to the sick and dying. • How did the Sisters respond to the call of the injured in the Crimean War? • What were the groundbreaking practices that Catherine introduced into hospitals? • Dialogue together how mercy continues to contribute to the comfort of the sick and dying in the light of ethical dilemmas facing Mercy healthcare today.

Cost: €580 (Residential); €380 (Non-residential).

'Comfort the Sick': A4 Paper Size (PDF); US Letter Size (PDF)

Messages to: Anna Nicholls rsm - Team Leader Heritage & Spirituality