Years 1900-1950

Medical Pg 4

(Catholic)

INTRODUCTION

 

The need for medicine and doctors go way back. But since Christianity, Christians have contributed the most to society in areas of Medicine. The church is the largest single provider of healthcare in the world, some in the poorest countries where there is no other care. There is no close second provider. 

We will see inspiring stories of doctors who worked alongside God to bring care to those in need.

1900-1950

A-Z

 
Cancer Homes & Treatment Centers 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rose Hawthorne Lathrop (May 20, 1851 – July 9, 1926)

Rose was a convert to the Catholic faith and had a passion for the poor. She became Mother Mary Alphonsa. She adopted St Vincent de Paul's, "I am for God and for the poor". 

Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, Mother Mary Alphonsa, created the first homes/treatment centers for cancer patients in the US.   

 

Ref:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_Hawthorne_Lathrop
https://www.crisismagazine.com/2014/god-p

https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/faith-and-character/faith-and-character/the-remarkable-rose-hawthorne.html