LukeNotes is a free publication of Saint Luke Institute. Published quarterly, each issue goes in-depth on a current topic in psychological or behavioral health that is affecting Catholic clergy and religious. LukeNotes is written by experts on our clinical staff.


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Vol. 3: Gratitude as a Daily Practice

Gratitude, integral to our Christian faith, is also a critical factor in ongoing health and well-being. Practicing gratitude is strongly correlated with an increased sense of personal happiness, decreased anxiety and depression, and beneficial changes in brain chemistry.

Vol. 2: Support When It's Needed Most

Successful recovery involves simple, daily decisions that will continue to lead a person toward or away from health. Learn what it means to be a member of a support team for a priest or religious who completes residential treatment and is returning home.

Vol. 1: Changing Times
Founded in 1977, Saint Luke Institute began as a small outpatient alcohol treatment center for clergy and religious. Since then the approach has shifted from a focus on addiction recovery to a clinical psychiatric model encompassing a wide range of mental health problems. This year marks our 40th anniversary as an international leader in providing expert, compassionate mental health care for priests and religious.
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