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

Upcoming Events

Forgiving from the Heart by Fr. Francis Frankovich
Reception Hall, Holy Rosary Catholic Church
Wednesday, 1/24/17 at 6:30 pm

The Redemptive Power of Human Suffering
Tuesday, 3/20/18 at 6:30 pm

Converging Roads
Saturday, 4/21/18

Saturday October 21

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

National Even

CMA Student & Medical Student Boot Camp
June 18-24, 2018, Mundelein, IL

Catholic Medical Association Conference
Restoring Healthcare in a Technocratic Age
September 20-22, 2018, Addison, TX

Previous Events



December: Retired Priests Dinner
Medical Marijuana: The Colorado Experience, Dr. Kenneth Finn – Download MP3

October: White Mass & Reception, “Seeking God in the Clinic or at the Bedside: Ignatian Spirituality for the Practicing Physician” by David De Marco, SJ, MD (Sponsored by CHI St. Luke’s)
September: A New Community: Mission in Guatemala by Rev. Linda McCarty
August: Journal Club on “Growing Pains: Problems with Puberty Supression in Treating Gender Dysphoria” from The New Atlantis
July: St. John Paul II on the Gospel of Life, John Hittinger, PhD
Presentation, Denice Foose, Director of Spiritual Care, CHI St. Luke’s Health
Marian Pilgrimage
Beginning Life Issues Medical Ethics Conference
Catholic Perspectives on End of Life Care: A 2017 Update
February: Where Human Trafficking and Medicine Overlap, Elise Griesmyer, JD – Download MP3

January: Reflections on Amoris Laetitia, Mr. Christopher Stravitsch


December: Guadalupe Dinner for Retired Priests
Challeging Conversations: A Roundtable Discussion on Medical Apologetics
White Mass – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart – Cardinal DiNardo, Celebrant
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


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


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


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