Events

We frequently meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church near the medical center at 6:30 pm. Dates and times may change.

Upcoming Events

Annual White Mass and Reception
Saturday, October 21. Mass at 5 pm followed by reception and speaker.
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St Joseph Pkwy, Houston, TX 77002
Cost: $10 for non-members
Please wear your white coat if possible
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!

Saturday October 21

  • A special blessing for healthcare professionals
  • Co-sponsored with San Jose Clinic
  • Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

National Events

CMA Student & Medical Student Boot Camp
June 19-25, 2017, Philadelphia, PA; Flier:
Boot Camp Flyer
http://www.cathmed.org/events/medical-student-boot-camp/

Catholic Medical Association Conference
Medicine at the Service of Marriage & Family
September 7-9, 2017, Denver, CO
www.cathmed.org

AAPLOG Conference
Sept 29, 30 & Oct 1, 2017
The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
Trinity International University Deerfield, IL
http://conference.aaplog.org/

Previous Events

2017

July: St. John Paul II on the Gospel of Life, John Hittinger, PhD
June:
Presentation, Denice Foose, Director of Spiritual Care, CHI St. Luke’s Health
May:
Marian Pilgrimage
April:
Beginning Life Issues Medical Ethics Conference
March: 
Catholic Perspectives on End of Life Care: A 2017 Update
February: Where Human Trafficking and Medicine Overlap, Elise Griesmyer, JD
January: Reflections on Amoris Laetitia, Mr. Christopher Stravitsch

2016

December: Guadalupe Dinner for Retired Priests
November:
Challeging Conversations: A Roundtable Discussion on Medical Apologetics
October:
White Mass – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart – Cardinal DiNardo, Celebrant
September:
Authentic Freedom: Freedom For or Freedom From? By Mary Caprio, RN
August: Accompanying Patients Who Experience Same Sex Attraction, Fr. Philip Bochanski – Download MP3

July: Current Controversies in Organ and Tissue Donation, Denise Hunnell, MD
June: Marian Pilgrimage to Galveston
May: Converging Roads
April: Journal Club discussion of “Professing Faith, Professing Medicine” by Fr. Bochanski
February: Complimentary Nature of Men and Women, Msgr. Bill Young
January: A Severe Mercy: Role of Mercy in Christian Life, Mr. Roland Millare

2015

December: Liturgy of the Hours, Fr. Richard Hinkley
November: Hippocratic Oath Banquet, Conscience Protection in Medicine: A Personalist Defense, Ashley Fernandes, MD
October: White Mass and Reception
September: Physicians and the Unborn, Tony Joseph, Ph.D
August: Crash Course in Catholic Medical Ethics, Mr. Arland Nichols
July: Journal Club discussion of “The Catholic Physician in an Era of Secular Bioethics” by Edmund D. Pellegrino, MD
May: Marian Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham
April: Beyond the Limits of the Human Mind, Mr. Steve Bollman
March: Reflections on the Redemptive Meaning of Suffering, Mary Caprio, RN
February: The Order of Malta, Mr. Bob Signorelli
January: Abortion and the Law: Looking Back and Looking Ahead, Prof. Hadley Arkes

2014

December: Mass & Fellowship in Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Fr. Alvaro Interiano
November: The Holy Family as a Model of Families, Maritza C. Roman-Pavajeau, Ph.D.
October: White Mass and Reception
September: Hippocratic Oath Banquet, The Practice of Virtue in the Practice of Medicine, Sr. Mary Diana Dreger, OP, MD
July: Homosexuality and Hope, Group discussion
June: Dinner and Mass
May: In Celebration of Mary: The Miracle of Lourdes, Fr. Alvaro Interiano
April: Religious Liberty under Assault, Mr. R. Randall Rainey
March: Sex, Marriage and Family: Contraception and NFP, Mr. Chris Stravitch and Kathryn Karges, MD
February: Tour of San Jose Clinic
January: John Paul II on the Family in the Modern World, John Hittinger, Ph.D

2013

November: The Catholic Art of Medicine: Reflections on the Writings of our Recent Popes, Mr. Arland Nichols
October: A Catholic Approach to Promote Human Dignity in Medicine, John Brehany, Ph.D