Commemorating the Feast of St. Luke: We Are Called To Be Healers

Just as in a hospital where rounds are made every day we, too, as Gospel physicians, are called to make our daily rounds in prayer and presence. I think I know what Paul meant when he said, “pray without ceasing.”

October 18th is the Feast of St. Luke the Physician, who this Network in named for. The Rev. Dr. Joe Bowden has an article in the Augusta Chronicle that discusses the need for praying unceasingly in healing ministries. Today’s complex medical care can be an extended process, lasting over several weeks or months as the patient moves from the acute to rehabilitation phase. As Fr. Bowden points out the same is true in healing ministry where we are called to “pray without ceasing. Read it all here.

 

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