This presentation will explore how guilt and forgiveness affect a person’s health. The parish nurse will better understand how to encourage individuals to forgive others and to appreciate the forgiveness they have received. Both forgiving and being forgiven have a positive influence on health and wellness.
This presentation will address loss from a broader perspective — not just loss from death. The parish nurse will benefit from this discussion about losses due to changing health, lost work, loss of material possessions and all losses that are common to human existence.
The Rev. Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez’s presentation will help the parish nurse recognize the difference between the Theology of the Cross and the Theology of Glory and respond appropriately to persons who explain their condition with an inappropriate understanding of one, or both, of these theologies.
Pat Doyle offers insightful and practical information to churches, law enforcement and other community-based groups that wish to provide a caring, healthful and helpful approach to persons with mental illness.