We are excited to invite you to join us for annual…

Diocesan Mass for Healthcare Professionals

October 28, 2023 at St. John Fisher University

Registration and check-in will open at 1:30pm, preregister here

This year we are inviting two dynamic and informative speakers

  • Cynthia Jones-Nosacek, MD – The Harms of Removing Conscience from Medicine
  • Mike Aquilina – The Healing Imperative: How the Church Invented the Hospital

Bishop Matano will celebrate Holy Mass at 4:30pm at St. John Fisher University in the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great

Finger Lakes Guild

We fulfill our mission by:

  • Upholding the principals of the Catholic faith in the science and practice of medicine.
  • Assisting the Church in the work of communicating Catholic medical ethics to the medical profession and society at large.
  • Supporting Catholic hospitals and health care institutions to faithfully apply Catholic moral principals in health care delivery.
  • Providing Catholic health care providers the opportunity to become better acquainted, and to work together with deeper mutual support and understanding.

Become a member of the Finger Lakes Guild

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Board Officers:

Angela Kristan, MD, President
Bryan Stanistreet, MD, Vice President
Alison L. O’Brien, DO, Treasurer

Board Members:

Jean Baric-Parker, D. Bioethics
Thomas Carroll, MD, PhD, Immediate Past President
Michael Martin, M.D.
Philip F. Murphy, M.D.
Anne Olek, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Fernando Ontiveros-Llamas, Ph.D.
Elissa Sanchez-Speach, M.D.
Richard J. Seeger, M.D.

Ex officio Board Members
Stephen J. Loughlin, Ph.D. – President / Professor of Philosophy, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry

The Finger Lakes Guild of the Catholic Medical Association was incorporated in autumn 2012.

The Finger Lakes Guild is designated a tax-exempt organization through its affiliation with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, New York.

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