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Changing Times
  This year Saint Luke Institute celebrates its 40th anniversary. When one considers all that has changed since we first opened our doors, it is remarkable. Founded in 1977, Saint Luke began as a small outpatient alcohol treatment center for clergy and religious. Today it is a full-service facility that works hard to stay on the cutting edge of compassionate care. Looking back, one thing is clear: Programs may change, but ...
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Saint Luke President Recommissioned as a Missionary of Mercy
VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis has recommissioned Saint Luke Institute President Fr. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., as a Missionary of Mercy. His Holiness originally made Father and over 1,000 priests Missionaries for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. That charge was to have ended on November 20, 2016, at the Jubilee’s close.   But during an April 10 meeting that brought 550 of these clerics together at the Vatican, the Holy Father indefinitely extended the mandate.   In his ...
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Is it ADHD?: Case Study
Lukenotes, Winter 2017 Main article | PDF for download (article + case study) Lukenotes archives Father Alex came to Saint Luke Institute for an evaluation at the request of his diocese’s vicar for clergy. Father had gone to him, feeling his priesthood was falling apart. He was stressed, could not seem to manage time, kept jumping between projects, and felt completely overwhelmed.    During his evaluation, the 42-year-old priest’s speech was rambling and a little impulsive. He ...
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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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