RATIONALE FOR CATHOLIC MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY

RATIONALE FOR CATHOLIC MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY

Mental health is critical to our well-being. Ministering to those who sufer from mental illness is an essential part of our pastoral care of the Church. CATHCA is trying to address some of the many challenges found in this field. Read the article on pages 12 –...
THE OBITUARY OF A DEPRESSION VICTIM

THE OBITUARY OF A DEPRESSION VICTIM

GIVES RISE TO CATHOLIC MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY Ed Shoener was ordained a permanent deacon in 2004 and serves at St. Peter’s Cathedral in the Diocese of Scranton in the USA. Shoener is a founding member of the Association of Catholic Mental Health Ministers and the...
WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – CELEBRATE ON 10 OCTOBER

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – CELEBRATE ON 10 OCTOBER

World Mental Health Day is observed annually on October 10, to promote the mental health and well-being of humans across the world. The day is meant to make us more aware of our mental health challenges, often seen as a taboo topic. World Mental Health Day also seeks...
STOP THE STIGMA – SOUTHERN CROSS talks MENTAL HEALTH

STOP THE STIGMA – SOUTHERN CROSS talks MENTAL HEALTH

KLERKSDORP HAS BECOME THE second South African diocese after Johannesburg to embrace the mental health ministry as an integral part of its pastoral activities. This was made possible through the support of the Catholic Health Care Association of Southern Africa...