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Dr. Saad Jazrawi, president of the Portland Catholic Physicians Guild, holds daughter Samar, age 7 months, during a dinner following the annual White Mass for Catholic health care workers in 2019. “If I combine my faith and my work, I’m a better Catholic and a better physician,” said Jazrawi.

Local Catholic association supports physicians in their vocation

Founded in the 1950s, the Portland Catholic Physicians Guild ‘allows men and women of faith to share with courage and... Read more

Cardinal Donald Wuerl celebrates the 9th annual White Mass in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Washington

Annual White Mass honors the gifts of those with disabilities

Oct 29, 2018

The Mass is held in honor of the dignity of those living with disabilities. It was first celebrated in 2010,... Read more

DC Mass celebrates gifts of those with disabilities

Nov 22, 2016

The kingship of Christ is lived out through service to those in need, said the homilist at the annual Washington,... Read more

A woman waits in her wheelchair outside of Manila's Cathedral overnight to see Pope Francis on Jan. 16, 2015.

'Be the hug of Christ' – White Mass in DC encourages those with disabilities

Nov 10, 2015

Honoring individuals with disabilities and mental health challenges, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., celebrated the archdiocese's annual White Mass... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver giving a catechesis session during WYD, July 25, 2013.

Be pro-life unconditionally, Denver archbishop says

Oct 22, 2013

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver urged Catholic medical workers to be “unconditionally” pro-life witnesses, criticizing those who support abortion and... Read more