Saint Luke Mourns Death of William Mann, Founding Chairman of the Board
It was with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of Mr. William Mann, the founding Chairman of the Board for Saint Luke Institute. He was instrumental in the vision and development of Saint Luke Institute from our first days 40 years ago and he continued, with his wife Anna, to encourage and support our mission.   As with many people, Bill’s interest in psychological treatment began when someone who was ...
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Cultural Identity and International Ministers: Case Study
Lukenotes, Summer 2017 Main article | PDF for download (article + case study) Lukenotes archives Father Charles grew up in a large family in a small town in Nigeria. His parents were not wealthy, but had a deep faith. They took their eight children to Mass every Sunday and often during the week, and prayed the rosary together every evening.   They were very proud of their eldest son when he announced he was becoming a priest. ...
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Cultural Identity and International Ministers
Lukenotes, Summer 2017 Case study | PDF for download (article + case study) Lukenotes archives With over one-third of U.S. parishes identified as multicultural, 25 percent of newly ordained priests born in other nations, and 10,000 international religious ministering or studying in the U.S. (CARA), diversity enriches and challenges pastoral ministry.   Successful ministry in this diverse environment calls for acculturation – adaptation to a new culture through the adoption of values and customs while retaining ...
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A Nice Surprise!
Today we received a nice surprise - flowers from a client grateful for more than 30 years of sobriety. The flowers are beautiful, but even more is the healing they represent.    This has turned into a week of looking back - and forward.   We are preparing to celebrate our 40th anniversary this year and have been enjoying newsletters from the early days as we look at our history. We found a couple ...
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Cardinal Wuerl Receives National Award from Saint Luke Institute
  Saint Luke Institute honored Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, with the 2016 Saint Luke Award at a benefit held at the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington, DC, on Oct. 17.   This national award is given annually by Saint Luke to an individual whose professional life or charitable works embody the mission of the organization: the rebuilding of the spiritual, physical, emotional and intellectual life of clergy and men and women religious.   Cardinal ...
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Saint Luke Board Member Named to Vatican Post
 (August 17, 2016) Capuchin Father David Songy, S.T.D, Psy.D., president of Saint Luke Institute, spoke today about the appointment of Dallas Bishop and Saint Luke Board Member Kevin J. Farrell as prefect of a Vatican dicastery: "I, the staff and Board of Directors of Saint Luke Institute congratulate Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, a member of our Board, on his appointment as prefect of the Laity, Family and Life Dicastery at the ...
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Director of Spiritual Formation
Saint Luke Institute is seeking a priest or consecrated religious to serve as director of spiritual formation at its Silver Spring, Maryland location. The director will be responsible for developing and overseeing a comprehensive spiritual formation program for clients; supervising the spiritual formation team; and collaborating closely with the clinical staff. Responsibilities include providing spiritual assessments, individual spiritual formation that is integrated with the therapeutic needs of the clients, spirituality groups ...
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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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Msgr. Michael Schleupner to join Caritas’ Towson office
Monsignor G. Michael Schleupner, a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, will join the team at Caritas Counseling Center's Towson, Maryland, office this summer after retiring from active parish ministry. He will work closely with the therapists at the Baltimore-area Catholic counseling center to provide spiritual integration for clients, and also will serve as a spiritual director. Learn more about him in the Catholic Review. 
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Saint Luke President Visits South Africa
Saint Luke president, Capuchin Father David Songy, visited South Africa in late April 2016. Saint Luke Institute has had a presence there for several years, with Father Hugh Lagan, SMA, a psychologist and member of Saint Luke's clinical team providing education and consultation with the Catholic Church in that country. During his two-week visit, Fr. Songy gave a week-long presentation to the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference sabbatical program, participated in ...
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