Daily Archives: October 22, 2016

Bolivia thanks Joliet Diocesan missions!

The Herald News reports:

Joliet Diocesan missions to the Sucre, Bolivia – Are you being called?

screen-shot-2016-10-20-at-11-41-21-amCREST HILL – The Office for Human Dignity – Partnership for Mission of the Diocese of Joliet (Illinois) announces the formation of medical, construction, and outreach teams to serve in Sucre, Bolivia. This mission will leave on April 22 and return on May 6, 2017.

Physicians needed include the following: general, plastic, ENT, orthopedic and pediatric surgeons. We also need anesthesiologists (MD’s or CRNA’s) as well as operating room nurses and recovery room nurses, as well as staff nurses, preferably Spanish speaking, to teach post-op care are being sought.

Pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, family practitioners, internists, ER doctors and Dentists are needed. We also need donations of surgical supplies.

We are also looking for men and women to assist local people in building homes and work in outreach programs for the poor. No special construction skills are necessary.

An information meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct 25 at the Blanchette Catholic Center, 16555 Weber Rd, Crest Hill.

Applications are available at http://www.dioceseofjoliet.org/missions or by calling the Office for Human Dignity – Mission at 815-221-6258. All applications must be submitted by Nov. 28, 2016. The team will be selected by the end of November 2016.

For more information, call 815-221-6258 or email missions@dioceseofjoliet.org