Summer may find Aquinas Institute of Theology a quieter place than it is during the fall and spring academic terms, but there is still quite a bit going on. For instance, Faculty and administrative staff were present at the recent Annual Assembly of the Catholic Health Association, held in Anaheim, California, June 2-4, 2013.
|From left to right: Mary Ann Steiner of Aquinas Institute of Theology, Gabby Robles of St. Joseph Hospital-Orange, CA, Jean deBlois, C.S.J., of Aquiasn Institute of Theology, John Brothers of Christus Health, Joshua Allee of SSM Health Care, and Lynda Schibler of Mercy Healthcare
Jean deBlois, C.S.J., Professor of Moral Theology and Director of Aquinas Institute's Master of Arts in Health Care Mission (M.A.H.C.M.), and David Werthmann, Aquinas Institute's Director of Admissions, participated in the conference, developing and strenghening Aquinas' relationships with Catholic health care leaders.
Aquinas Institute of Theology's Ashley-O'Rourke Initiative for Health Ministry Leadership partners with Catholic health care systems throughout the U.S.to provide mission formation programs, from the M.A.H.C.M. degree to educational course modules provided for staff in those systems. Several of the major Catholic health systems rely on Aquinas to provide initial and ongoing formation, helping to insure the integrity of the healing ministry of Jesus into the future.
Aquinas Institute of Theology is a Roman Catholic graduate school located in Saint Louis, Missouri, sponsored and administered by the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), Province of Saint Albert the Great. Offering a number of graduate degree and certificate programs, Aquinas Institute’s foundation in the Catholic faith and Dominican mission is to educate men and women to preach, to teach, to minister, and to lead.