Saint Luke President Participating in National Convocation
  Capuchin Father David Songy, S.T.D., Psy.D., will be a participant in the national Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel, bieng held in Orlando, Florida over the July 4 holiday weekend.   This major national gathering for Church leaders is being organized by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Participants will focus on at challenges and opportunities facing the Church today in the context of our call for a new ...
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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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Diagnosing Adult Autism
Lukenotes, Spring 2017 Case study | PDF for download (article + case study) Lukenotes archives Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a term increasingly heard in the news and other public forums. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a notable increase in the number of ASD diagnoses, from 1 in 150 children in 2000 to 1 in 68 children by 2012. The increase likely is not due to more cases, ...
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Following Jesus to Healthier Ministry
The president of Saint Luke Insitute recently authored an article in The Priest magazine (published by Our Sunday Visitor). In the article, Fr. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., offers practical tips for priest self-care and a focus on Jesus for setting a standard of self-care.    Following Jesus to healthier ministry To care for others, priests must care for themselves   Living in an age plagued by self-centeredness — and conscious of the steadily decreasing ...
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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 College of Cardinals
Capuchin Father David Songy, S.T.D., Psy.D., president of Saint Luke Institute and the board and staff of Saint Luke welcome the news that Pope Francis has named Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, a member of Saint Luke's board of directors to the College of Cardinals.   Cardinal-designate Farrell was Auxiliary Bishop of Washington and then Bishop of Dallas before being named as the prefect of a new Vatican dicastery for family, life and ...
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Saint Luke Free Webinar on Trauma in News
The free SLIconnect webinar, "Shepherding in Times of Tragedy," now available on-demand, is featured in an article published by Religion News Service.   The free webinar - originally presented live on Aug. 31 - is led by Monsignor Steve Rossetti, Ph.D., D.Min., president emeritus of Saint Luke Institute, who also has given in-person presentations on this topic.   Noting that faith groups are first responders who "bring our faith and our compassion and our care and our community to ...
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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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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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Saint Luke Institute is the only Catholic hospital headed by a Religious
A June 27 article on PennLive.com about the retirement of Sr. Romaine Niemeyer, SCC, the last woman religious to head a Catholic hospital in the United States (Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, PA), noted her tremendous contributions to Catholic health care. The article also highlighted a significant change in leadership of Catholic health care institutions. According to the article, with Sister's retirement, Saint Luke Institute is the only Catholic hospital in the United States ...
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