“Pastoral Care of the Sick: Touching at the Hem of His Garment”
October 3–5, 2017
48th National Meeting of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions
Nearly 200 leaders from dioceses across the United States gathered in Bloomington, Minn., October 3–5, 2017, for the 48th annual meeting of FDLC. In considering the topic, “Pastoral Care of the Sick: Touching at the Hem of His Garment” and this ritual, participants examined the reality of human sickness and the work of God’s grace and healing through and with the medical arts.
Opening Remarks: Fr. Tom Ranzino, FDLC Board Chair
Opening Remarks: Rita Thiron, FDLC Executive Director
Plenary: “Touching the Hem of His Garment,” presented by Msgr. John Kasza
Plenary: “The Prayer of Faith: Saved and Raised Up,” presented by Sr. Esther Mary Nickel, R.S.M.
2017 McManus Award: Accepted on behalf of Liturgical Press by Peter Dwyer
Position Statement 2017-A: Pastoral Care of the Sick (Passed)