Saint Luke Institute in the News
Saint Luke Institute was featured in a recent article by Catholic News Service about how Church leaders can respond to trauma.The article included interviews with Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, Ph.D., D.Min., past president of Saint Luke, and Reverend Miguel Gonzalez, vicar for priests for the Diocese of Orlando.Monsignor Rossetti is leading a free webinar, "Shepherding in Tragic Times: Caring for Self and Others in Trauma," through SLIconnect.org, the education resource of Saint Luke ...
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Shepherding in Tragic Times: Caring for Self and Others in Trauma
In times of trauma or tragedy, Catholic priests, deacons, sisters, educators and other staff are called upon to bring comfort and healing. They also may be struggling with the trauma themselves while trying to help others.  Join priest-psychologist, Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, for a free webinar on August 31 (and on-demand afterward): "Shepherding in Tragic Times: Caring for Self and Others in Trauma."  Msgr. Rossetti will explore the psychological and spiritual impact of trauma on ...
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USCCB Guidelines for Psychological Assessments: Free Webinar
A free webinar about the USCCB's new document, Guidelines for the Use of Psychology in Seminary Admissions, will cover key components of the document, canonical and ethics considerations, and practical suggestions for implementing this assessment tool. The October 20, 2015 webinar, presented live from the studio at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is designed for vocation directors, seminary rectors, psychologists and other professionals engaged in candidate assessments.  Presenters include Altoona-Johnstown Bishop Mark ...
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Healthy Life Groups Forming Now for Fall 2015
Do you want to learn how to lower your stress and deepen your compassion for yourself and others? How to strengthen your relationships by learning to navigate conflicts with confidence? Or, are you a Catholic priest or brother seeking to navigate healthy relationships, emotions and boundaries within the context of your vocation and ministry? Join one of Caritas Counseling Center's new Healthy Life groups this fall. Groups focus on skill building, discussion and education, ...
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Navigating the Challenges of Cross-Cultural Ministry
 About one out of every six priests in the U.S. has come from another country, and 31 percent of the ordination class of 2014 was born in another country, according to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). As of 2010, one-third of American parishes were home to two or more languages or cultural communities (USCCB). These numbers are an indication of how ...
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