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CMA Directives

4-1 CMA Consecration to Sacred Heart

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association, its members and their
families will be formally consecrated to the Most Sacred Heart
of Jesus through the Immaculate Heart of Mary at an
appropriate time and place to be determined by the Board
of Directors. (1997) (renewed 2015)


4-2 Encourage CMA members to participate in NCBC course

RESOLVED,

that the CMA encourage its membership to become familiar
with, and follow, the ERD’s and encourages attendance of its
members at the course offered by the NCBC. (2001) (renewed
2015)

4-6 Adopt St. Gianna Molla as Co-Patroness of the CMA

RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association adopt St. Gianna Molla
as co-patroness with St. Luke, the Evangelist, with all the
privileges thereof, asking for intercession for the members of
the organization and holding her up as a model of a woman
physician who balanced her private practice of medicine with
her responsibilities as a wife and mother, and who witnessed
to her Catholic faith by laying down her life for that of her
child’s. (2010)

4-7 Resolution on the Opposing the HHS Mandate

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association take a leadership role in
educating fellow Catholics, neighbors, and citizens about the
destructive consequences of the HHS mandate and, in
particular, its negative effects on women’s health and on the
doctor-patient relationship. (2012)

4-8 Resolution on the Opposing the HHS Mandate

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association provide resources and
support to Catholic physicians and health-care professionals.
(2012)

4-9 Resolution on the Opposing the HHS Mandate

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association redouble its efforts to
offer healthcare services that respect the teachings of the
Church on life and love and that truly serve the health and
well-being of patients and their families. (2012)

4-10 Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus through Immaculate Heart of Mary

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association continue the annual consecration prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus through the Immaculate Heart of Mary annually during the Fall Meeting of the Catholic Medical Association. (2015)

4-11 Physician Resource to Aid in the Establishment of a Catholic Centered Medical Practice

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association establish a “library” of
resources comprised of physicians, bio-ethicists, Church
officials or organizations, and literature to be a “how to”
resource in establishing and/or maintaining a medical practice
in keeping with the authentic teachings of the Catholic Church.
(2016)