“Over the course of the centuries the Church has felt strongly that service to the sick and suffering is an integral part of her mission, and not only has she encouraged among Christians the blossoming of various works of mercy, but she has…constantly combined the preaching of the Good News with the help and care of the sick.”

Dolentium Hominum, February 11, 1985

Tracing the systematized administration of Catholic healthcare from the 300’s to modernity, CHCLA has discovered four pillars essential to the construction,
stability and magnification of Christ’s healing ministry.

Pillars of Catholic Healthcare

Life of Christ

Work of Christ

Heart of Christ

Reign of Christ