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We are committed to the daily expression of our identity as a faith-based provider of health care with integrity to the ethical and religious values of the Roman Catholic Church. We are called to be institutions that share in the healing mission of Jesus Christ which he entrusted to his followers: "I was ill and you cared for me."
For us, health care is both service and ministry, rooted in our belief that every person is a treasure, every life a sacred gift, and every human being a unity of mind, body, and spirit. We respond to the example of Jesus by extending God's healing and compassionate care in a way that fosters healing and promotes wellness for all persons.
We take a "pastoral approach" to all that we do, which means exercising a genuine personal approach because we are called to care for the whole person, including his or her physical, behavioral, spiritual and moral well-being. Respecting and promoting the inherent dignity of each person is our highest calling.
Our worship services include:
Celebration of the daily Eucharist: Communal worship with the Catholic Community at the Saint John Vianney Center
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Private confessions, along with Advent and Lent Communal Reconciliation services
Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick: Monthly celebration during Eucharist, and at other times as requested
Exposition and Benediction, and Liturgy of the Hours: Opportunity to deepen our union with Christ and the worldwide Church
Seasonal Catholic Devotions: Rosary, Stations of the Cross, Special feasts, etc.
Workshops and speakers addressing topics of interest, and offering opportunities for spiritual enrichment
Other opportunities include: Praying with Scripture series, faith sharing, retreat in everyday life based on the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola
151 Woodbine Road
Downingtown, PA 19335
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