Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Health’

Sisters in India wizards at treating snake bites Comments 0

Friday, September 16th, 2016

“Black stones” are the key treatment for snake and scorpion bites in a hospital managed by the Sisters of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in central India. The “stone” is made from herbs found deep in the forest. In the process they help end certain superstitious practices among villagers. Continue reading Related Posts:Snake in Read more

NZ priest Gerald Arbuckle receives healthcare Lifetime Contribution Award Comments 0

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
Gerald Arbuckle

New Zealand Marist priest Gerald Arbuckle, 30 August, was presented with the Maria Cunningham Lifetime Contribution Award in Sydney. “I am personally thrilled by the award; Catholic health and aged care ministries are unique”, Fr Arbuckle said in a phone conversation. “The award acknowledges the emphasis that I and so many others have been giving Read more

Maternity hospital badly damaged by Winston Comments 0

Friday, February 26th, 2016

A maternity hospital in Ra province has been badly damaged by cyclone Winston. The Catholic nuns who run the hospital are calling for help to rebuild. The roof of their quarters was ripped off during the cyclone and the delivery room and sterilisation unit are damaged. The 44 year old hospital has been operated by Read more