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ICHA Board Members 2022

Brennan, Megan
Franciscan Ministries

Cacchione, Patrick
Executive Director, ICHA

Halstead, John L.
AMITA Health

Keen, Dr. Mary
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital and Clinics

Kelsey-Davis, Debra
Nourish For Caregivers, Ltd.

Mayer, Dawn
Franciscan Ministries

McCormick, Br. Daniel
Sponsor, Ascension Health Ministries

Merdian, Msgr. Mark – chair
Diocese of Peoria

Paprocki, Bishop Thomas John
Diocese of Springfield in Illinois

Roach, Steve
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Springfield

Rutherford, Theresa
St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur

Sehring, Robert
OSF Healthcare

Sifuentes, James
St. Anthony Hospital, Chicago

Trstensky, Sr. Jomary
Sponsor, Hospital Sisters Health System

Tylka, Bishop Louis
Diocese of Joliet

Chaplain Education Program

6 NACC CEUs

RSS Catholic News

  • Cardinal Zen found guilty in Hong Kong trial (CNA)
    Cardinal Joseph Zen, the retired Bishop of Hong Kong, was found guilty on November 25 on charges of failing to register a charitable fund that provided legal help for defendants accused of violating China’s draconian new “security” law. The cardinal and five co-defendants will be required to pay a fine equivalent to $500. After his […]
  • OAS leader meets with Pontiff (@Almagro_OEA2015)
    On November 24, Pope Francis received Luis Almagro, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States. The pair discussed education and democracy, according to Almagro.
  • Court dismisses Becciu's lawsuit against Italian magazine (Pillar)
    Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu oversaw the internal affairs of the Roman Curia as Substitute (Sostituto) of the Secretariat of State from 2011 to 2018. Pope Francis created him a cardinal in the 2018 consistory and named him Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. In 2020, Becciu resigned from the “rights connected to […]
  • French lawmakers approve bill enshrining abortion in the constitution (France 24)
    In a 337-32 vote, France’s National Assembly (lower house) has approved a constitutional amendment that states that “the law guarantees the effectiveness and equal access to the right to voluntarily end a pregnancy.” The measure now faces a vote in the Senate. Abortion has been legal in France since 1974.
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