Published in 2015, the centennial year of the Catholic
Health Association of the United States, Voices from the Journey
people of Catholic health care. Readers can reflect on their own personal
experiences through the perspectives of a housekeeper, a sponsor, a physician, a
family member, a patient and others through vivid personal narratives set in
clinics, hospitals and continuum of care facilities.
Each chapter begins with “The Word,” a Gospel proclamation or story of how
Jesus spoke and acted, and continues with the voice of someone in the health
care ministry who lives the Scripture day to day. Each chapter concludes with a
blessing for all who share that voice’s role, followed by questions for personal
or group reflection.
The author, Sister Juliana Casey, Ph.D., a member of the
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan, builds on
her highly-regarded book Food for the Journey
, which offers insights into the health care ministry
of the Catholic Church, the mission and ministry of Jesus Christ, the social
teaching of the church and health care for those persons who are poor and
Like its predecessor, Voices from the Journey will inspire and encourage the
women and men who embody the healing ministry of Jesus and will provide a
message of compassion and hope for those they serve.
Go to www.chausa.org/voices to
A combination package of Food for the Journey and Voices from
the Journey is
also alvailable here and comes
with a complimentary pack of Food for the Journey Note Cards.