The Catholic Physicians' Guild of Boston



The Guild of Saint Luke of the Archdiocese of Boston is an organization of Catholic physicians of the Archdiocese who meet several times each year to discuss issues of moral and ethical significance in healthcare. Consider joining our organization. Please write to us or download a Membership Application here.

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Upcoming Events


THE INFINITE MERCY OF GOD AND ADDICTION:
YOU ARE NEVER ALONE

A conference on healthcare and compassion for addicted persons and affected families: hope for recovery and memorial for those lost to the epidemic of addiction. Sponsored by the physicians of the Guild of St. Luke, the Archdiocesan Addiction Recovery Pastoral Support Services, and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston.

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
Mass at 10:30 am (memorial for those lost to the epidemic of addiction).
Pastoral Center, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, 66 Brooks Dr, Braintree, MA 02184.

A panel discussion for health care professionals will immediately follow Mass. There will be sharing of experiences and reflections on recovery and hope. A light lunch will be provided at no cost. Voluntary donations are encouraged to support addiction recovery services provided by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston.

RSVP to info@guildofstluke.org if you will attend. All are welcome.



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Select Past Events

SUMMER MEETING
GUILD OF ST. LUKE

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
Tour of Boston Health Care for the Homeless 2:45pm
780 Albany Street in the South End, Boston, MA

Mass to follow at 4:30pm, celebrated at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross
(Lower Church, 1400 Washington St, Boston, MA)

Dinner will follow Mass with additional discussion.

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program now serves over 12,000 homeless persons each year in two hospital-based clinics (Boston Medical Center and MGH) and in more than 60 shelters and outreach sites in Boston. See: http://www.bhchp.org/

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WINTER QUARTERLY MEETING

Sunday, March 19th, 2017
St. Joseph Parish
1382 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492

Mass at 11am, celebrated by Fr. David Michael, Pastor.

A reception will follow in the gathering room.

The Massachusetts Catholic Conference will be providing the guild a legislative update at the meeting.

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WHITE MASS ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON

Saturday, October 15th, 2016
Saint John's Seminary
127 Lake St, Brighton, MA 02135

Mass at 5:45pm, celebrated by His Eminence, Sean P. Cardinal O'Malley, O.F.M., Cap.

Our dinner speaker for The White Mass will be Dr. Jim O'Connell, President of Boston Healthcare for the Homeless and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. O'Connell graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1970 and received his master's degree in theology from Cambridge University in 1972. After graduating from Harvard Medical School in 1982, he completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 1985, Dr. O'Connell began fulltime clinical work with homeless individuals as the founding physician of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, which now serves over 12,000 homeless persons each year in two hospital-based clinics (Boston Medical Center and MGH) and in more than 60 shelters and outreach sites in Boston. See: http://www.bhchp.org/

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WINTER QUARTERLY MEETING
Saturday, March 19, 2016
St. Mary Church, 158 Washington Street, Winchester, MA
Mass 4pm, dinner to follow Mass

The Guild of Saint Luke will be meeting at St. Mary Church on St. Joseph's Day for the 4pm Mass (Saturday, March 19th). Afterwards, we will have a speaker and a meal below the church in the gathering room.

In view of the Year of Mercy and the current opioid crisis, our speaker will be Mark Albanese, MD, Director of Outpatient Psychiatry and Addiction at Cambridge Health Alliance and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His topic will be "Hope and Compassion in Caring for People with Addiction". All physicians, residents, fellows and medical students are welcome to attend.

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THE WHITE MASS
Saturday, October 24th, 2015
Saint John's Seminary
127 Lake St, Brighton, MA 02135 - 6:00 p.m.



Thank you to Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D., S.T.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Providence College, RI, for an enlightening talk on the "Reintegrative Mercy of God" (Evangelium vitae, 99).

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Summer Quarterly Meeting
Mass 11:30am, Saint Elizabeth Church
350 Reedsdale Rd, Milton, MA

Catholic Relief Services and Health:
Strengthening Families Communities & Care
Sunday Mass followed by a lunchtime discussion by:
Shelagh O'Brien, Regional Development Director, Catholic Relief Services

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3rd Annual Physician's Breakfast in Honor of St. Patrick
Mass 9am, Saint Joseph Church
68 William Cardinal O'Connell Way, Boston's West End
Breakfast to Follow Mass

Annual Physician's Breakfast in the West End hosted by the Guild of St. Luke of the Archdiocese of Boston in honor of St. Patrick on Sunday March 8th, 2015. Rev. Raymond P. Kiley will be the celebrant. There will be a full breakfast menu (everyone will be expected to pick up their own checks). Our discussion will focus on current events and pressing issues that impact the practice of medicine in the state of Massachusetts. Residents, fellows and medical students are welcome.

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THE COMBINED RED AND WHITE MASS
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
1400 Washington Street, Boston

Luncheon to follow at 1:00 p.m.
The Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Lane, Boston

Sunday Mass at 11:30am, celebrated by His Eminence, Sean P. Cardinal O'Malley, O.F.M., Cap.

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SUMMER QUARTERLY MEETING: REFLECTING ON GOD'S GIFTS
Mass 4pm, St. Joseph Church, Boston West End
BBQ to follow Mass ~ Saturday, August 16th

Saturday Mass at 4pm, celebrated by Rev. Raymond P. Kiley, the administrator of St. Joseph's Parish (68 William Cardinal O'Connell Way). This will fulfill the Sunday obligation.

A potluck BBQ hosted by the Guild of St. Luke will follow for Physicians and Medical Students. Families are most welcome, but please RSVP: info@guildofstluke.org

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Physician's Breakfast in honor of St. Patrick's Day
Mass 9am, St. Joseph Church, Boston West End
Breakfast to follow Mass

Annual Physicians Breakfast in the West End hosted by the Guild of St. Luke of the Archdiocese of Boston in honor of St. Patricks Day on Sunday March 16th, 2014.

Sunday Mass at 9am, celebrated by Rev. Raymond P. Kiley, the new administrator of St. Joseph's Parish (68 William Cardinal O'Connell Way), will be followed by breakfast at 10:15am at the Kinsale Irish Pub & Restaurant (2 Center Plz, Boston, MA 02108). There is a full breakfast menu (everyone will be expected to pick up their own checks). The Massachusetts Catholic Conference will be providing the guild a legislative update at the meeting.


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UPCOMING EVENTS
CONFERENCE ON THE INFINITE MERCY OF GOD AND ADDICTION
Sunday, September 24th, 2017 - Pastoral Center, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston,
66 Brooks Dr, Braintree, MA - Mass at 10:30 AM

Upholding the Principles of the Catholic Faith in the Practice of Medicine in the Archdiocese of Boston

Last Updated 07/12/2014