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Friday, 07 February 2014 11:15

World Day of the Sick 2014

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"When we draw near with tender love to those in need of care, we bring hope and God's smile to the contradictions of the world. When generous devotion to others becomes the hallmark of our actions, we give way to the heart of Christ and bask in its warmth." -- Message of Pope Francis for the 22nd World Day of the Sick, to be celebrated on 11 February.

Read the full message of Pope Francis for the 22nd World Day of the Sick 2014.

The illustration is from the prayer card for the 2014 World Day of the Sick developed by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (US), where you can order prayer cards and download liturgies and other resources.  

This event was highlighted at "Health Matters", the weekly e-news of Catholic Health Australia.