Summer Ministry: Donald Morris

“Greetings! This summer I’ve had the great privilege of working as a Student Chaplain at Mercy Hospital Saint Louis. The program I participated in was six weeks long and was supervised by Sister Janet Crane, SSND. Many days at the hospital I would spend the morning bringing Catholic patients Holy Communion and visiting with them. In the afternoons I would often visit patients to inform them of the services Pastoral Care offers at Mercy or just be there to listen to their life struggles. When thinking about this opportunity, Pope Francis’ exhortation to priests to “smell like the sheep” often comes to mind. I found myself being invited into the messiness of people’s lives…click here to read more.”