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50% Subsidy for Spiritual Care Series

CHABC continues to offer a 50% subsidy for parishes who are willing to provide the Spiritual Care Series at the parish. The Spiritual Care Series offers high quality education for volunteers in pastoral and spiritual care. This program is designed for those offering spiritual care in long-term care homes, churches, within their families or other local community settings and can […]
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Lonely heart patients more likely to die within year of leaving hospital

November 7, 2019
“Patients hospitalized for heart problems may be at greater risk of dying within a year of discharge when they live alone or feel lonely, a Danish study suggests.” The CHABC has a focus on providing training to parishes who are willing to start up a pastoral visitation program that helps to alleviate the loneliness described […]
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Researchers are working on a pill for loneliness, as studies suggest the condition is worse than obesity

August 12, 2019
“For some, the idea is just another sign of the creeping medicalization of everyday human woes: Is it really the best we can do to fix the loneliness ‘epidemic’?” Read more:
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CHAC releases statement re: Bill C-7

March 17, 2019
On March 17, Catholic Health Alliance of Canada (CHAC) released a statement on Bill C-7. Catholic health organizations do not provide medical assistance in dying (“MAiD”) because it is not in keeping with our fundamental values, ethical guidelines, mission, and religious purpose. Bill C-7 does not change this position, and in fact calls us to […]
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